| 05 July 2019

It’s 11.30pm, you are just drifting off after another long day at the office – and then the phone rings. It’s your chief executive – your building is up in flames, or flooded, or your servers have been hacked or… you know what to do right? You are the trusted source of advice for the board, you are the one who always has the right answer aren’t you? [Continue Reading]

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Crisis Management | 02 May 2019

How do you define a corporate crisis? According to Dan Tench, dispute resolution partner at CMS, this is where a business finds itself at the centre of a media storm in a way that overwhelms its management and its operations. ‘The defining characteristic of a crisis of this type is that the legal and operational strategic responses must be multi-faceted. A crisis may give rise to litigation, regulatory, employment and criminal issues as well as serious reputational issues. Prioritising between these facets, which can be in tension, and advancing in a coherent and sure-footed way is key.’ [Continue Reading]

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