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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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Litigation insurance broker launches funding arm

Litigation insurance broker, TheJudge, has launched a funding arm after it was taken over by a London-based provider over a year ago. The broker was acquired by Thomas Miller, an insurance and professional services company, in 2019. As part of the acquisition, the company has launched Erso Capital, a litigation funding specialist. Erso will be […]

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Clifford Chance calls in advisers to rethink property strategy

Clifford Chance has started to invite pitches from real estate agents to rethink its property strategy ahead of its City lease end, The Lawyer can reveal. The magic circle firm has hosted virtual meetings to gather ideas and proposals from agencies across London. Sources said the firm is looking to come up with options ahead […]

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