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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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DWF brings in new Leeds head from rival firm

DWF has recruited a new head for its Leeds office, bringing in a longtime DLA Piper partner. The listed firm has hired DLA Piper partner Allison Page in an executive role leading the regional outpost from next year. She leaves DLA after more than 15 years, having been head of the finance and projects team […]

Addressing data security challenges in a remote legal contractor workforce

Over the last few months, the number of legal professionals working remotely has exploded beyond anything we could have imagined before the crisis.  All signs point to a continuing shift towards remote work in the long term.  As we reflect on this trend, the legal profession is rightly sensitive to the need to protect confidential data while we work outside physical offices. In this talk, Consilio’s VP of review solutions for Europe & Asia Ben Rusch aims to demonstrate that protecting information is not simply about preventing sophisticated cyber-attacks. Rather, Information Security is about creating a comprehensive system of protective measures – from the process-driven to the behavioral, from system-level measures down to the steps each of us can take to assist in protecting clients’ information.

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