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.