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Summer 2018

Going places: Michelin's Eight-Point Plan

Summer 2018



The legal department of iconic tyre-manufacturer Michelin has a strategy for success. Group general counsel Benoit Balmary talks GC through its eight-point legal manifesto.

 

 


Alexander Steinbrecher, head of group corporate, M&A and legal affairs, Bombardier Transportation

Summer 2018



A leader in the legal team at Bombardier Transportation, Steinbrecher talks GC through the legal and business challenges of the rail industry in Europe.

 

 


Governo del Cambiamento

Summer 2018



On the brink of yet another set of elections this year, an era of uncertainty appears likely to continue in Italy – an unsettling prospect for the business community and in-house counsel alike.

 

 


Lucia Giancaspro, group general counsel, DOCOMO Digital Group

Summer 2018



Lucia Giancaspro shares the challenges of establishing a compliance function and reorganising the legal team to fit within an expanding global business.

 

 


Wings of change

Summer 2018



GC reports on trends in the fast-evolving and cutthroat European aviation market.

 

 


In-house to in the house

Summer 2018



GC chats to MP Darren Jones about leaving behind his in-house role at telecoms giant BT to take up a seat in the UK Parliament.

 

 


Crisis: Adding value when the pressure's on

Summer 2018



RPC

RPC partner Jeremy Drew took a group of GCs through the critical decisions facing a general counsel as a crisis unfolds, at The Legal 500’s 2018 Enterprise GC conference.

 

 


Riding Shumpeter's Gale

Summer 2018



Fast-evolving industries and tech-driven disruption means modern jobs can defy categories. We find GCs coping… and sometimes thriving.

 

 


Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP

Summer 2018



Dominic Grieve, Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield and former Attorney General for England and Wales, hosted GC at 1 Parliament Street for an exclusive conversation, covering the current state of Brexit negotiations, the potential impact on the legal profession, as well as an insight into the current state of Theresa May’s administration.

 

 


Jan Bredehöft, head of legal Germany, Huawei Technologies

Summer 2018



Heading the legal function in Germany for Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei Technologies, Jan Bredehöft talks about the GC’s role in both cybersecurity and culture.

 

 


Trend Flash Report: Culture change and diversity

Summer 2018

Paul Hastings

In our ongoing pursuit of practical tools for affecting change in the legal profession, GC, in association with Paul Hastings, considers culture change in the context of diversity.

 

 


Dinner with GC: Germany

Summer 2018



In February, GC magazine undertook an ambitious two-week road trip across Germany to host Dinner with GC: Germany – a series of intimate dinners for in-house counsel, held in partnership with Beiten Burkhardt.

 

 


Clean commerce: Finance goes green

Summer 2018



For years, the green revolution has been reshaping how heavy industries operate. Now, policymakers and advisers are working in lockstep with bankers and financiers in an effort to boost environmentally-friendly investment.

 

 


Marcello Dolores,VP – Corporate Legal and Regulatory Affairs for Southern Europe,Discovery Networks

Summer 2018



Joining Discovery Networks to set up its legal team in Italy six years ago, Marcello Dolores has seen the business flourish from a small pay TV offering to the country’s third largest network.

 

 


Facing The Inevitable: shaping the legal Department and the law firm of the future

Summer 2018

KPMG

In business, change is inevitable: what, then, does the future hold for in-house counsel, their teams and the law firms that serve them?

 

 


A Fresh Start For Spain

Summer 2018



Change is in the air for Spain. With ongoing disputes over the future of Catalonia symptomatic of an era of uncertainty in Spain, a fresh set of eyes will be tasked with regaining consensus following the ousting of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

 

 


Marco Lorefice, senior oil and gas and international arbitration lawyer, Edison SpA

Summer 2018



Marco Lorefice shares his experiences of running pioneering price review arbitrations in the oil and gas sector, and how the legal department has proved pivotal to the company’s bottom line.

 

 


The GC of Tomorrow

Summer 2018



The role of the GC has changed. It continues to do so, and that isn’t likely to stop anytime soon. In this extract from a recent report, GC: The First Five Years, in association with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, GC explores predications on what the role will look like in the future.

 

 


Diego Manzetti, Head of Legal South European Zone, AIG

Summer 2018



AIG’s Diego Manzetti discusses the challenges of building a legal team from scratch and what might lie ahead for the insurance business.

 

 


Legal operations: Have you drunk the Kool-Aid?

Summer 2018

David Burgess

In his latest column for GC, David Burgess, Publishing Director at The Legal 500, considers the role of legal operations within the wider legal community.

 

 


Black General Counsel 2025 Initiative

Summer 2018



A group of esteemed current and former GCs have begun work to increase the representation of African-Americans in the in-house community through the newly developed Black General Counsel 2025 Initiative.

 

 


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