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Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

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Lawrence Graham (LG) has lost its competition and regulation chief Rosemary Choueka to Bristows months before the firm is due to merge with Wragge & Co. The exit of Choueka, who joined LG from Linklaters in 2004 and has been head of the department since 2009, comes months before the firm merges to become Wragge […]

Virgin Atlantic fails in bid to overturn High Court ruling secured by Wragge & Co

A bid by Virgin Atlantic Airways to overturn a High Court ruling secured by Wragge & Co, on behalf of Zodiac Seats UK, has failed at the Court of Appeal. According to Gordon Harris, head of intellectual property at Wragge & Co, it signals ‘another nail in the coffin’ for the six-year litigation brought against Zodiac, an […]

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Asia moves: 6 Jan 2014

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region. Australia Gilbert + Tobin has appointed Justin Little as a partner in its energy and resources practice in Perth. Prior to joining G + T, he was a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, where he led the mining […]

Eversheds sponsors new OHADA law diploma at Paris universities

Eversheds, the Henri Capitant Association, the Foundation for Continental Law, Lextenso, the Loret group, the UNIDA, OHADA.com and the High Council of French Notaries have recently announced plans to sponsor a new OHADA law diploma at the universities of Panthéon-Assas and Paris 13. The initiative is intended to educate law students and professionals in OHADA […]

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Revealed: the top cases of 2014

The High Court will host some of the largest-value cases it has ever seen in 2014 – but only the biggest disputes will fight all the way. Today The Lawyer reveals its annual pick of the leading civil court cases of the forthcoming year, with 14 of the disputes valued above £100m and two above […]

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