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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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Dentons overhauls real estate group with City pay cuts

Dentons has restructured its London real estate team, with around 20 lawyers now working remotely at between 65 to 90 per cent of City pay. The restructuring affects Dentons’ core City real estate team, which is made up of 12 partners. Eight partners and over 10 associates within the firm’s real estate practice will now […]

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Linklaters hands out all-staff bonus

Linklaters is the latest firm to dish out bonuses to staff worldwide, on the same day it emerged that a voluntary redundancy programme had been launched in its City secretarial function. The magic circle firm will award bonuses of 5 per cent of a staff member’s annual salary, which will be pro-rated. The rewards will […]

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