Ghost in the machine: AI, law, ethics – what does it mean for you? | Seeking clarity amidst an uncertain future

Artificial Intelligence is the engine of the fourth industrial revolution and is set to shake up society as we know it – from economics and the law through to work and income – no sector is immune. GC spoke to thought leaders from the world of politics, law, business and academia for their views on the artificial revolution and whether we’re heading for utopia or dystopia.

The view from the top | Thinking like an executive

Ellis Watson is CEO of DC Thomson Publishing, and has been CEO or a main board director for a range of international companies – First Group, Syco, Celador TV, and a director at News International. At our London-based Enterprise GC conference, he gave what can only be termed a barnstorming keynote, advocating that general counsel embrace what they do best and make a true difference to their company as a key part of the leadership team.

Crouching tiger, dwindling dragon | Reform and regulation in the east

The Chinese economy has been the engine for prosperity during a period of unprecedented growth in Asia over the past decade. But a marked slowdown is tempering confidence in the fiscal prospects for the region as a whole and producing a more stringent regulatory environment. GC spoke with leading in-house counsel in the region to test the sentiment on the ground and learn how they were dealing with the new challenges.

Enterprise GC 2016 | Syon Park

The inaugural Enterprise GC event brought together some of the brightest in-house legal minds from across the United Kingdom at Syon Park, for two days of discussions, key-notes and shared learnings to address the evolving needs of General Counsel in the contemporary business and legal environment.