Crisis and Risk Management Survey 2020Take a closer look at the current state of crisis and risk management as told by Canadian general counsel and senior executives in our Crisis and Risk Management Survey summary findings.
Where We Help
Defending client interests against all manner of class action.
Helping clients navigate policy and regulation in the areas of climate change, ESG and sustainable finance.
Addressing blockades, security breaches, safety and security incidents and other events or crises impacting operations.
Responding to cartel, competition and anti-trust investigations and defending anti-trust class actions.
Preparing for and responding to data and cybersecurity breaches and defending breach class actions.
Mitigating risk and disputes on employment matters, including harassment complaints and labour investigations.
Preparing for and managing environmental disasters, investigations, regulatory orders and related tort and class action litigation.
Helping clients define ESG factors that are relevant to their business, identifying risks and opportunities, formulating and integrating policies and systems; crafting the ESG narrative to communicate internally and externally.
Dealing with foreign corrupt practices, anti-money laundering legislation and corrupt practices investigations.
Dealing with employee and third-party fraud and assisting with fraud recovery, including through Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions.
Exceptional knowledge of Canadian government, international affairs, cross-border issues and policy development is a key component of our ability to provide clients with strategic legal and business advice.
Managing complex high-value litigation that can impact going concern value.
Dealing with supply chain disruptions, export controls & economic sanctions violations, and bribery and foreign corrupt practices.
Responding to critical injuries and fatalities, Ministry of Labour investigations and stop work orders.
Mitigating product liability, including product recalls, food and health-care crises, and product liability class action defence.
Developing strategic responses to crises, including reputational management with government, communities, regulators, shareholders, investors, and other stakeholders, and protecting corporate and executive reputation and prosecuting defamation claims.
Managing situations that can lead to balance sheet recapitalizations, restructuring and/or insolvencies, with a particular focus on director and officer exposure.
Responding to securities regulatory investigations, financial restatements, disclosure issues, securities class actions, addressing whistleblower complaints and managing shareholder disputes.
Responding to shareholder activism and corporate governance issues, and defending against corporate takeovers and proxy contests.
The whole Bennett Jones team has been amazing to work with and a true partner to the business.
Their advice and strategic outlook are invaluable.