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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.

Incentivising staff in a green economy: green benefits

Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.

How does the UK PPA market need to innovate?

In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.

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Kirkland competition partner exits for Goodwin

Goodwin Procter has recruited its first antitrust partner in London from Kirkland & Ellis, after a spate of lateral hires last year. The firm will be joined by partner Sarah Jordan at the end of her notice period. Jordan will be the firm’s first antitrust partner outside the US, as the firm seeks to build […]

Latham lures back former lawyer from Kirkland

A Kirkland & Ellis partner has rejoined Latham & Watkins’ capital markets practice, after leaving three years ago. Shawn Anderson has made the move back to Latham’s London office. He advises private equity sponsors, companies, and investment banks on capital markets transactions, including debt and equity offerings and acquisition financings, with a particular focus on […]

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Kirkland lays out finer details for London office move

Kirkland & Ellis will be able to occupy up to 480,000 sq ft when it moves its headquarters to 40 Leadenhall Street, The Lawyer has learned. The firm is understood to be under offer for between 200,000 sq ft to 480,000 sq ft at the new development. Kirkland confirmed its plans to relocate from The […]

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Freshfields PE duo to join Kirkland

Two partners from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s corporate team are leaving the firm and are set to join Kirkland & Ellis. The two partners are Keir MacLennan and Vincent Bergin, who were promoted at the magic circle firm in 2019 and 2020 respectively. Bergin was a member of the financial sponsors team specifically, while MacLennan worked […]

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