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Summer 2017

Foreword

Summer 2017

Todd McClay, New Zealand's Minister of Trade

GC spoke with New Zealand’s Minister of Trade, Todd McClay, for his view on the increasing prominence of Asia Pacific globally and the role of trade in regional growth.

 

 

Recalibrating the global trade compass

Summer 2017

Alex Speirs, Editor

As Asia Pacific continues to provide the engine for growth of the global economy, GC sits down with representatives from the realms of academia, business, law and politics, to unpack competing attempts to unify the region from an economic and regulatory standpoint, as well as the implications of growing geopolitical uncertainty.

 

 

The Building Blocks of Working
Differently

Summer 2017

Alex Speirs, Editor

GC visits Lego’s new Singapore headquarters to learn how its new way of working is transforming the legal team’s relationship with the business.

 

 

Connection – It goes both ways

Summer 2017

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

GC partners with LexisNexis to examine why in-house legal teams and law firms are poles apart in their understanding of value – and identifies new ways to come together.

 

 

In conversation: Christopher Chan

Summer 2017

Christopher Chan, RedMart

General counsel for tech wunderkind RedMart, Christopher Chan discusses leaving the comfort of Washington DC to join a startup in Singapore – establishing its legal department and guiding its acquisition by Alibaba-owned e-commerce giant, Lazada.

 

 

A Social Conscience - sustainability and Asia

Summer 2017

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

Proactive companies and evolving regulatory requirements are prompting a major change in the corporate social responsibility stakes. GC talks to general counsel from a pair of prominent Asian firms to learn more.

 

 

GC Powerlist Southeast Asia

Summer 2017

Dominic Williams, Global head of research, Client Intelligence Report
and GC Powerlist series

On 23 February 2017, The Legal 500 launched its first iteration of the GC Powerlist in Southeast Asia. The reception, held at the iconic Raffles Hotel in Singapore, brought together over 100 in-house lawyers from across the region.

 

 

In conversation: Geraldine Lim

Summer 2017

Geraldine Lim, Heineken

Joining Heineken as part of the global beer giant’s merger with Asia Pacific Breweries in 2012, regional legal director Geraldine Lim talks about the challenges of operating in an industry as highly regulated as alcohol, in a region as diverse as Asia Pacific.

 

 

The changing face of compliance

Summer 2017

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

Business process services company, Conduent, talks to GC about establishing a sustainable compliance function by incorporating intelligent technology, automation and big data analytics into enterprise risk management.

 

 

In conversation: Patrick McGlinchey

Summer 2017

Patrick McGlinchey, LafargeHolcim

Leading the legal function for LafargeHolcim in Asia-Pacific, regional general counsel Patrick McGlinchey talks to GC about the Asian complexities involved with integrating a pair of global building behemoths, to become the world’s largest building materials company.

 

 

Respect for the law: the Bingham Centre Business Network

Summer 2017

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

GC reports on the launch of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law’s new Business Network.

 

 

Dinner with GC – Singapore

Summer 2017

Alex Speirs, Editor

In the latest iteration of our ongoing Dinner with GC series, we assembled elite corporate counsel from across Asia Pacific in Singapore, to consider the role of technology and innovation in the delivery of legal services.

 

 

In conversation: Derek Goh

Summer 2017

Derek Goh, GuocoLand

Heading the legal function for regional property conglomerate GuocoLand, general counsel Derek Goh discusses expansion, IPOs and finding success in the face of a burgeoning regulatory regime.

 

 

Banking on Change

Summer 2017

Alex Speirs, Editor

In a region still implementing fiscal reform following the global financial crisis, GC talks to leading general counsels across Asia for an insight into the regulatory challenges.

 

 

New tech frontiers and the in-house counsel

Summer 2017

World Services Group

GC explores how inside counsel are responding to developments in the world of technology, both internally and in their interactions with outside providers. Google’s legal director, Ted Lazarus, and Vodafone Global Enterprise’s legal director, Kerry Phillip, give their views, with commentary from professional services network, World Services Group.

 

 

In conversation: Janette Loh

Summer 2017

Janette Loh, Canon Singapore

General counsel of Canon Singapore, Janette Loh, describes the various functions under her care, including the establishment of a dedicated intellectual property team.

 

 

Enterprise GC 2017 Syon Park

Summer 2017

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

On 13–14 March of this year, GC magazine, Legal Business and The Legal 500 hosted ‘Enterprise GC’, our annual conference for leading general counsel. For those who couldn’t be there, we cover some of the key presentations.

 

 

Beware the black swan

Summer 2017

Catherine McGregor, Publishing director (The Legal 500 In-House)

McKinsey’s crisis response team has helped companies around the world to confront the unimaginable – a major crisis threatening their very future. GC speaks with McKinsey’s crisis response leader, Mihir Mysore, about the unique role in-house legal departments play in times of crisis and distils key coping mechanisms from McKinsey’s practice.

 

 

In conversation: Ola Hanson

Summer 2017

Ola Hanson, Digi Telecommunications

Digi Telecommunications general counsel Ola Hanson details how businesses in the sector are getting creative to establish new revenue streams, as well as the role legal can play in supporting the company through a prolonged period of change.

 

 

Innovation – knowing the right question
to ask

Summer 2017

Catherine McGregor, Publishing director (The Legal 500 In-House)

Catherine McGregor shares insights on innovation from general counsel and business thinkers around the world, in the first of a regular column.

 

 

ASEAN Horizon Summit 2017

Summer 2017

Alex Speirs, Editor

GC magazine, together with Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee hosted the second annual ASEAN Horizon Summit on 20 April 2017, in Singapore. Bringing together general counsel, business leaders and prominent figures from the legal space, the summit explored the challenges and opportunities for businesses operating in South East Asia.

 

 

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