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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.



European moves: 11 June 2015

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices. Benelux De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek arbitration head Marnix Leijten has been appointed as vice-president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. Leijten is the first Dutch vice-president of the court. Central & Eastern Europe Gide Loyrette Nouel has announced […]

Employment law

Our team of experts is in a position to effectively deal with all employment matters which may arise, both on a national level, as well as on a European level. Advice is offered on acquisition and restructuring situations, the drafting of employment contracts and acquisition agreements, as well as consultancy in financial matters and negotiations. […]

Richard SImmons

Gender pay gap is down to more than a dearth of women at the top

When we sent out our salary survey questionnaire it attracted more than 6,000 responses. If there’s a larger salary survey in the market we’d like to know about it. What is certain is that the results in today’s issue (see the report, starting on page 10) plus the extended results online at The provide […]

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