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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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Eversheds Sutherland is gearing up to start its next strategic consultation, which will set the direction of travel of the firm over the next few years. The consultation follows the end of the firm’s 2020 expansion plan. Although the process is in early stages, the review is expected to run in to early 2020, with […]

Eversheds Sutherland is latest firm to sign litigation funder deal

Eversheds Sutherland has entered into a portfolio arrangement with Harbour Litigation Funding, becoming the latest law firm to make such a move. The collaboration offers clients access to litigation funding through Harbour, in standalone claims and a portfolio of cases. Eversheds has also decided to take a stake in the outcome, reducing overall costs. The […]

Eversheds Sutherland powers up recruitment for New Law business

Eversheds Sutherland has hired from Gordon Dadds to fill one of the first senior positions at its recently-launched ALSP business Konexo, which was set up to take on the growing challenge of rivals such as the Big Four, Axiom, LOD and UnitedLex. The firm has brought in Brett Aubin as managing director of Konexo. Aubin […]

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Slaughters and Osborne Clarke among 15 firms on FTSE broker panel

FTSE 250 interdealer broker company TP ICAP has finished its EMEA panel review, with fifteen firms winning a place on the company’s first formal roster. Slaughter and May and magic circle firms Allen & Overy and Linklaters have all won spots, as well as Herbert Smith Freehills, Macfarlanes and Travers Smith. Eversheds Sunderland has further secured a […]

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Slaughters’ Cooke among four senior lawyers on Luminance’s new board

Slaughter and May senior partner Steve Cooke is among four senior lawyers to have joined a newly-created advisory board for artificial intelligence start-up Luminance. The firm’s senior partner is among those appointed to champion the use of AI in law, contributing wisdom on best practices when it comes to adoption in law firms and organisations, […]

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