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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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Ogier in Guernsey advises Burford on £175m bond Issue

Ogier has provided Guernsey and Jersey legal advice to Burford Capital Limited on the raising of £175m through an issue of bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange by Burford Capital PLC.   Partner Bryon Rees led the Ogier Guernsey team, assisted by associate Michelle Watson Bunn, and worked with lead counsel for Burford, Freshfields […]

Prager Dreifuss receives double recognition in Who’s Who Legal Switzerland 2017

In the latest issue of Who’s Who Legal Prager Dreifuss has received double recognition: Christoph Graber draws widespread praise from peers thanks to his high profile in Swiss insurance and reinsurance law. According to one source, “He is a mainstay in the market and one of the best lawyers you will find in Switzerland.” Hans-Ulrich Brunner is […]

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