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Corporate Governance and Compliance

Compliance issues have risen up the agenda for corporates globally.

An ever-changing area, we help companies minimise operational and regulatory risks and provide them with on-going, up-to-the-minute advice.  Across all of our offices we help our clients navigate the maze of legislation and best practice codes relevant to corporate governance and corporate responsibility.

We provide general company and compliance advice to our corporate clients on the legal issues which most regularly impact their businesses.  Our boardroom practice covers all elements of company law, from advice on board procedures to issues arising in takeover situations, as well as, analysing corporate policies, codes of conduct, and assistance with shareholder engagement.

Our experts advise on domestic and international corporate issues including corporate law, sector-specific regulations, relevant listing rules, liability and risks for board directors and senior executives.

News & insights

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Publications: 11 MAY 2020

Data as a critical asset in the health sector

Laurie-Anne Ancenys, Counsel, Head of the Paris Tech & Data practice, and Juliette Olliveaud, Associate, look at how the ever-growing volume of data in our digital world presents both challenges and…

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Publications: 17 APRIL 2020

Webinar: Data protection, cybersecurity and Covid-19 coronavirus: trends and insights (Updated 15 May 2020)

Allen & Overy’s Data Protection team presented trends and insights in relation to data protection, cybersecurity and Covid-19 coronavirus. 

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Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2019

Data ethics – why should you care?

The potentially limitless opportunities provided by data-driven insights make data one of the most valuable assets that organisations have at their disposal today. 

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Podcast: Data ethics – navigating the spirit of the law

Publications: 09 OCTOBER 2019

Podcast: Data ethics – navigating the spirit of the law

With rapid increases in data-generating and data-driven technologies, data ethics is a topic that is gaining prominence among consumers, companies, regulators and investors. Data protection senior…

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