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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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Addleshaws continues European expansion with two German offices

Addleshaw Goddard has launched long-awaited offices in Frankfurt and Munich, making a string of partner hires in Germany as it continues its aggressive expansion push into Continental Europe. In total, the firm brought in four new teams in Germany, strengthening its commercial litigation, global investigations, tax and intellectual property offerings in two of Germany’s key […]


Knights’ newly-acquired firm faces claim from former client

A former client of Keebles is suing for losses it claims to have suffered from advice given in relation to a property development deal. Pace Properties is a company controlled by John Duffy and Peter Colebrook, which sought advice from Keebles prior to its acquisition by Knights last year. Keebles acted on the claimant’s behalf […]

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