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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.

Incentivising staff in a green economy: green benefits

Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.

How does the UK PPA market need to innovate?

In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.

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Watch The Lawyer European Awards 2021 virtual ceremony

Each year The Lawyer European Awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest within the legal industry. The competition was particularly fierce this year, with a record-breaking amount of submissions from in-house counsel and law firms making the shortlist. The 2021 winners are a force to be reckoned with, having been highly commended by our elite judging panel for implementing bold initiatives ranging from internal innovation to daring international strategies. Recognised as the benchmark of excellence in the European legal sector, The Lawyer European Awards took place online for a virtual ceremony on Wednesday 1 December 2021. We are thrilled to announce that this year’s winning individuals and teams have been announced and the recording is now available to view.   Once again, thank you to everyone that contributed to the success of the virtual awards ceremony and congratulations to the winners!  

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Irwin Mitchell dishes out ‘cost of living’ bonus to staff

Irwin Mitchell is awarding a one-off bonus to most of its lawyers and support staff to help them with rising living costs. All staff, excluding partners, are set to receive £900 which will be paid in their April salary. It will be granted as a set payment, rather than a percentage of an individual’s salary […]

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Hogan Lovells to move London HQ in 2026

Hogan Lovells has announced it will be moving to a new London HQ once its current office lease expires in 2026, slashing its floor space requirements by more than 10 per cent. The firm will relocate to a new purpose-built London premises from 2026, made up of 21 Holborn Viaduct and adjoining buildings on Farringdon […]

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