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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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Solina acquires culinary sauce business New Ivory

Walker Morris has advised Rob Whitehead, the owner of the culinary sauce business New Ivory on its sale to the Solina Group, a major supplier in the global food market. New Ivory is a leading producer of innovative culinary sauces in the UK for the meat, fish and poultry industries. New Ivory has longstanding relationships […]

Conyers advises Zhiyuan on bond issue

Conyers Dill & Pearman provided BVI legal advice to Zhiyuan Group (BVI) Co Ltd. in connection with its $100m 6.2% guaranteed bonds due 2019. Zhiyuan is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Jiangsu Newheadline, the largest investment and financing platform of the Lianyungang Municipal Government that focuses on city construction and municipal development.

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