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Winter 2015

GC POWERLIST: RUSSIA

Winter 2015

Boris Dechev

From isolation to integration to sanctions, Russia has experienced testing economic times. GC speaks to honourees of the Legal 500’s GC powerlist: russia to explore the challenges and opportunities.

 

 

JOINING FORCES: DON TAPSCOTT AND THE CASE FOR COLLABORATION

Winter 2015

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

Businesses must think collaboratively to achieve success in today’s – and tomorrow’s – networked world, says management guru Don Tapscott. We examine how his theories might apply to GCs.

 

 

MOVING FROM COUNSEL TO GENERAL COUNSEL

Winter 2015

Mike Fahey

How do you make that leap to the top job? Mike Fahey, former GC and principal at executive and board search firm RSR Partners, gives some valuable career tips.

 

 

DINNER WITH GC: NEW YORK

Winter 2015

Catherine McGregor, Editor-in-Chief

GC discusses delegation, disruption and strategic input for cross-border legal teams over dinner with leading in-house and external lawyers in New York.

 

 

IN-HOUSE-LIFE: DAVID KULTGEN SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY (SAUDI ARAMCO)

Winter 2015

Catherine Wycherley

David Kultgen has practised in-house in Saudi Arabia on and off since the 1970s, almost immediately following his graduation from law school in the US. A veteran in-houser at oil giant Saudi Aramco, he has recently overseen a huge transformation and expansion of the company’s legal function.

 

 

GC Powerlist: Switzerland

Winter 2015

Sara Mageit, Research analyst, The Legal 500

GC gets the lowdown on market conditions in one of the world’s richest countries from GCs profiled in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Switzerland.

 

 

The Inside Counsel Redefined

Winter 2015

Catherine McGregor, Editor-in-chief

GC speaks to two icons of THE US in-house legal community, Ben Heineman, former general counsel of GE, and Tom Sager, former general counsel of DuPont, about how the role of the general counsel has progressed and how it might continue to evolve...

 

 

Your Business Matters... Top Tips For Case Management

Winter 2015

Iken

Case and matter management software specialists Iken talk us through some of the dos and don’ts when it comes to finding the right case management system.

 

 

The Legal Pathway To The Story Of The Century

Winter 2015

Catherine McGregor, Editor-in-chief

In June 2013, UK newspaper The Guardian and its US peer The Washington Post broke a story that changed the world. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden had revealed the scale of mass surveillance by the US National Security Agency [NSA]. GC speaks to Gill Phillips, The Guardian’s director of editorial legal services, about the legal implications of making the story public in the UK.

 

 

Green Shoots: The Growth Of NewLaw In Asia Pacific

Winter 2015

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

GC looks at the emergence of alternative legal service providers in Asia Pacific.

 

 

Best Practice Or Not Best Practice? That Is The Question

Winter 2015

Paul Hughes, Cranford School of Management

We often look outside our organisation to find the best practice. But that may be very bad practice...

 

 

Cybersecurity: Keeping out of the breach

Winter 2015

Catherine Wycherley, Editor and features writer

It’s a hot topic for any corporation that wants to avoid being splashed across the press… or dragged through the courts. We speak to GCs in the US, Asia and the UK to find out their top tips for avoiding the dreaded data breach.

 

 

GC ROUNDTABLE: ANTI-CORRUPTION, BRIBERY AND INVESTIGATIONS, HONG KONG

Winter 2015

Catherine McGregor, Editor-in-chief

On 16 September 2015, GC, The Legal 500 and Legal Business held a roundtable discussion and dinner for in-house lawyers on the topic of anti-corruption. The evening was held in association with Simmons & Simmons and took place at Cipriani in Hong Kong. The event was inspired by ‘Hunting Dragons’, the report co-produced by GC and Legal Business, which ran in the latter earlier this year.

 

 

Shopping Around

Winter 2015

Boris Dechev, Research analyst, The Legal 500

Moscow-based Maksim Arefiev is director of the legal service centre at X5 Retail Group and has worked in-house since qualifying as a lawyer. He chats to GC about his career in the Russian retail sector.

 

 

GC Powerlist: Ireland

Winter 2015

Jamie Rayat, Research analyst, The Legal 500

How is the Celtic Tiger faring post-GFC? GC speaks to some of the leading in-house counsel profiled in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Ireland to find out.

 

 

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