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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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Allen & Overy and Hogan Lovells have won the top roles on the sale of Majestic Wine’s retail business to Softbank-owned Fortress Investment Group. The magic circle firm fielded a team led by partner Seth Jones and Alex Tilley for Majestic Wines. They were supported by partners Alasdair Balfour and Nigel Parker on antitrust and […]

Taylor Wessing seals first tech deal under Wilson Sonsini partnership

Taylor Wessing has advised UK digital startup Babylon Health on a $500m investment round, marking the first time the firm has closed a deal with US firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati under their new relationship agreement. The funding means that the health tech start-up is now valued at $2bn. The round involved existing shareholders […]

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