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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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Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Ryan Beckwith today laid out his grounds for appeal in a bid to overturn a 2019 decision that found him in breach of principles set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. In pursuing his High Court challenge against last year’s findings by the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT), Beckwith argued his […]

Ashurst and Reed Smith win roles on print deal for Daily Mail owner

Ashurst and Reed Smith have acted on JPIMedia Group’s sale of its printing plants to the owner of the Daily Mail. As part of the deal, dmg media has acquired JPIMedia Print Holdings Ltd and its subsidiaries across three print sites – Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland. Ashurst acted for regional publisher JPI, […]

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Deloitte Legal raids White & Case in Warsaw coup

White & Case’s Warsaw office is losing a team of lawyers to Deloitte Legal, with one of its partners taking on a leadership role for the accountancy giant’s Polish offering. The team of eight lawyers is led by banking and finance partner Tomasz Ostrowski, who in early 2021 will become the local managing partner of […]

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Eversheds to end flexible working scheme next month

Eversheds Sutherland’s flexible working scheme, which it rolled out as part of a series of Covid-19 measures, is to come to an end on 30 November. In May, the firm announced it was reducing the earnings and working patterns of some lawyers and staff by up to 20 per cent for a six month period. […]

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Cahill targets A&O again with new finance hire

Another finance lawyer has left Allen & Overy for Cahill Gordon & Reindel, as the US firm presses ahead with growth in the City. The expansive London office of the US firm is taking on partner Joydeep Choudhuri. Choudhuri was made up to partner this year and has been at the firm for more than […]

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