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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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PwC takes bet on US firm Fragomen with strategic alliance

Big Four powerhouse PwC and US firm Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy have entered a strategic alliance to pitch jointly for immigration-related work from clients across the world. PwC’s global immigration practice covers more than 170 countries, while New York-based US immigration specialist Fragomen has more than 50 offices in over 25 countries, including 16 offices across […]

Exclusive: PwC’s UK legal revenue tops £70m

PwC’s legal services arm’s UK revenue has risen to a new record, reaching approximately £70m in 2017/18, The Lawyer can reveal. UK head of legal Ed Stacey said there was growth across all practice areas last year, highlighting corporate, employment and the cyber/data teams as having seen particular increases in fee income. Stacey said growth […]

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