Catching Opportunity | Gaming and entertainment law

For many, the lead in-house legal role at The Pokémon Company International is a dream come true. For chief legal officer Don McGowan, it has meant the cementing of his reputation as a gaming and entertainment law expert and the opportunity to serve as a Hollywood producer.

Life of the cutting edge | Frontiers of disruptive tech

GC magazine partnered with Winston & Strawn to host a roundtable discussion with general counsel at the frontiers of technological innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley. From AI to regulation, their insights paint a picture of uncertainty – but equally one of cautious optimism about the future of business.

International Arbitration Centre | Raising The Bar

February 2019 saw the opening of London’s newest arbitration centre or ADR venue – the International Arbitration Centre. catches up with CEO Owen Lawrence, who left his role as senior practice manager at a leading barristers’ chambers to head this bold new venture.

Trusted advisor: women in leadership | Being the change

Demand for boosting the representation of women in leadership has become a common refrain in both business and the business of law. GC met with female leaders at IP powerhouse Finnegan, along with a selection of clients, to reflect on leadership in the legal profession – and how to prosper at the top echelons of legal life.

Sign Here | Going public

GC examines the boom of cloud-based tech start-ups going public through the eyes of DocuSign chief legal, privacy and compliance officer Reggie Davis, who has overseen the high-profile IPOs of two major tech companies.

The Medium is the Message | In-house innovation in media

As television audiences continue to fall, new media is showing unprecedented adoption and market penetration. GC speaks to some of the key figures behind this transformation to learn if traditional media is facing a new Gutenberg moment.