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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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Proskauer City partner joins flood of global exits to Kirkland

Kirkland & Ellis has taken on a funds partner from Proskauer Rose’s London office, a day after securing a 20-strong team hire from its rival’s Los Angeles operations. Andrew Shore, who is making the move to the Gherkin, has been a partner in Proskauer’s fund team since 2017 when he was promoted. News of the […]

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Therium secures $1bn war chest in latest funding round

Litigation funder Therium has secured £325m ($430m) in its latest round of investment, bringing its total to $1.07bn (£816.6m) in its latest fundraising round. This is the largest fund raised by the business in its 11-year history and includes investment from an unnamed sovereign wealth fund, which is thought to make it just the second […]

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Monzo Bank ends search for new head of legal

Digital bank Monzo has ended its search for a new head of legal tasked with supporting the company’s expansion plans for the coming years. James Sullivan, who has longtime in-house experience in funds and technology startups, joined last month to lead Monzo’s 14-strong legal team. He will permanently fill a role that was until recently […]

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