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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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Proskauer City turnover soars after growth of 18 per cent

As US firms pile in to reveal their 2019 financials, Proskauer Rose has joined a growing number of outlets reporting double-digit turnover growth in the City. The firm said its London office brought in $81.4m over 2019, an increase of 18 per cent from $68.7m. Average profit per equity partner totalled $2.75m, while globally turnover […]

DLA Piper lures back Proskauer partner after three years

A partner in Proskauer Rose’s corporate real estate team is to rejoin DLA Piper after leaving the UK firm three years ago. Joanne Owen joined Proskauer’s private equity real estate team in 2016, having been at DLA for nearly 20 years. She starts at DLA on 4 November. Prior to joining Proskauer, Owen, who focuses […]

Sidley ramps up London recruitment with Proskauer hire

Sidley Austin has added a new corporate recruit from Proskauer Rose’s London office, following on from the hire of ex-Kirkland & Ellis funds partner Mateja Maher last month, The firm has brought in corporate and PE partner Eleanor Shanks, who spent over three years at Proskauer. Working within the firm’s private equity and mergers and […]

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SDT strikes off ex-Proskauer lawyer over claims he lied about exams

A former Proskauer Rose associate has been struck off the roll, after the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal ruled he had lied to the firm about attending external classes and an exam. Michael Freeman, who was at Proskauer from 2013 to 2018, “failed to inform the firm that he had not attended the seminars or the examination […]

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Stephenson Harwood partner joins former KWM colleagues at Proskauer

Stephenson Harwood is to lose a partner in its corporate finance team to Proskauer Rose, in a move that will reunite him with his former colleagues at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Warren Allan joined Stephenson Harwood in 2017 from the collapsed UK arm of King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin). He had spent […]

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