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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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José Pedro Fazenda Martins, Capital Markets practice partner, was guest speaker at a workshop in Cape Verde. The partner developed the subject “Restraints, challenges and opportunities for the Public Debt Secondary Market Development” at this workshop held by the Cape Verdian stock market in partnership with the Cape Verde Bank and the Finance and Planning […]

No5 Chambers’ Antonie Muller prosecutes Shropshire death crash case

Mareks Skorobogatovs, 23, of Telford, was trying to impress his 26-year-old passenger, Dovile Piktuizyte, when his car left the road near Albrighton.  Skorobogatovs had consumed a large amount of alcohol and combined with his reckless driving led to the death of Piktuizyte. He pleaded guilty to a charge of causing Piktuizyte’s death by careless driving […]

No5 Chambers’ Jonas Hankin QC secures conviction in murder trial

Jonas Hankin QC has successfully prosecuted Henry Jones, aged 22, for the murder of Mark Beresford, aged 55, following a trial lasting 3 weeks. Beresford died from traumatic brain injuries inflicted by the defendant, who claimed he had been acting in self-defence when he struck the victim with a metal bar. The jury rejected the complete defence of self-defence and also the […]

Rodrigo Esteves de Oliveira lectures on public procurement

Rodrigo Esteves de Oliveira, Public Law practice partner, lectured at the 4th Public Procurement Post-Graduate Course of CEDIPRE – Centre for Regulatory and Public Law Studies. The partner spoke in the Public Procurement Procedures course and develops the subject “Main Principals of Public Procurement ”

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