The corporate ethics group is in discussions with the PR Council to develop a universal set of communications ethics guidelines.
The Interpublic firm said it will "vigorously contest the serious allegations" described in the lawsuit.
WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell will be questioned by the House of Lords on a number of topics related to the future of advertising.
UK-based Hanover Group has acquired outright the Middle East business of Bell Pottinger, including its Abu Dhabi operating license, with Archie Berens becoming chair of the new combined operation.
Jeremy Westby was SVP at Webster PR, whose founder has been accused of sexual assault.
Marshall Wace has become the second hedge fund to bet against WPP's shares in the space of two months.
She is working with clients including Revlon and Elizabeth Arden.
The French advertising group's U.K. organic revenue fell by 10.9% for the three months to the end of September, while its North American business grew.
Called ICX, the practice will be led by the agency's New York and London offices.
Public affairs and property comms agency Remarkable Group has hired former Bell Pottinger partner Steve Summers as a director.
Bentwood said the Interpublic Group firm wants "serious rocket science" in its analytics approach.
Dentsu Aegis Network, the international business owned by Dentsu, has recorded a decline in organic gross profit for the second quarter in a row.
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She is working with Steve Bonsignore, MD and New York consumer practice leader, to lead the group's day-to-day operations.
The New York City chapter of the trade body will establish workshops and create an advisory board and an internal diversity and inclusion committee.
Chris Satterthwaite is to step down as chief executive of Chime - owner of PR agencies Good Relations, Harvard and Teamspirit - after 15 years in charge.
Bell Pottinger is understood to have entered into administration still owing nearly £1m to Herbert Smith Freehills, the law firm that prepared a report into its ill-fated work in South Africa.
Alumni of the late professor warmly recall his influence on their lives.
W2O's Windy City office has added three health and analytics leaders over the past six months.
The PR services provider downgraded its yearly revenue projections by $9 million and now expects to make $627-$631 million in 2017.
PRWeek spoke with communications leaders from Microsoft, the EPA, and the agency world about the very different paths they took from military service to the communications industry.
The indictments of Paul Manafort and Richard Gates have spurred firms to ensure their FARA paperwork is up to standard.
A number of new titles are popping up all over PR agencies as shops move from polishing their content creation chops to focusing on data.
The fallout from the Bell Pottinger scandal and the agency's subsequent demise has sparked a debate about whether the PR industry needs a global code of ethics.
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