Made in (the) America(s) | Latin America and Global Business

In the first partnership between GC magazine and Akerman, at the US-Latin America Legal Summit 2019, we spoke to leading industry counsel to distil both the challenges and opportunities of being a US-domiciled counsel responsible for Latin America.

Online overreach | Balancing Privacy and Public Interest

In an increasingly digitised world where data is as valuable as it is prolific, balancing the rights of the individual with corporate interests is a nebulous task for businesses of all sizes. But what about when the entity seeking that data is the government?

No more firsts | In the Spotlight: Beth Nolan

GC sat down with Beth Nolan – the first female to be appointed White House counsel. Serving during President Bill Clinton’s administration, Nolan would go on to become general counsel of George Washington University, a position she currently holds. She reflects on her personal journey through the law and her rise to the pinnacle of the profession.

GC Powerlist: United states 2019 | GC Powerlist

In March 2019, The Legal 500 will launch the GC Powerlist. The Powerlist pulled nominations from GCs and private practice counterparts alike to shine a light on the hard work and talent within the in-house community, writes The Legal 500 publishing director, David Burgess.

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.