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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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Morrison & Foerster (MoFo), Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz have won the top roles on the mega-merger between Sprint and T-Mobile, which values the company at $146bn. MoFo led for US-based telecoms company Sprint and its Japanese communications shareholder, SoftBank Group, alongside Skadden which acted as co-counsel. MoFo’s global M&A […]

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White & Case and Latham lead as Saudi Aramco reveals IPO details

White & Case and Latham & Watkins have bagged roles for what could be the largest IPO in history for oil giant Saudi Aramco. After several delays, the Saudi company announced its intention to proceed with the float on the main market of Tadawul in Riyadh, publishing its prospectus yesterday. White & Case is named […]

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