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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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Greenberg launches City media practice with Facebook hire

Greenberg Traurig has launched a UK entertainment and media practice through the hire of an associate general counsel at Facebook. Neil Miller joins the firm in London from his role as director and associate GC for music (international) at Facebook. At Greenberg, Miller will focus on digital media and technology matters, with a focus on […]

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Clifford Chance delays start date for new flexible working policy

Clifford Chance is postponing the implementation of its long-term UK remote working policy, in light of potential changes in the Government roadmap. The magic circle firm has communicated internally that its policy will kick off in September rather than June. The Lawyer revealed the new arrangements in late April, which were announced as the firm […]

Magic circle duo win panel places for global RE investor

Cromwell Property Group has finalised its new European panel, after assessing firms on metrics including diversity, ESG and their gearing in revenue per lawyer and profit per equity partner. The Australia-based real estate investor and manager has wrapped up its review, which began at the beginning of 2021 after an assessment of its group strategy […]

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