Dechert: Brexit partner

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Brexit preparations for private equity firms On 29 March 2017 the United Kingdom (UK) gave notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union that it intended to leave the European Union (EU). The UK’s departure is scheduled to take effect on 29 March 2019.

Cutting teeth

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On the back of our recent research on the first 100 days of being a GC, we assembled a panel of general counsel to debate the key findings

The first 100 days

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Who better to learn from than those who have gone before you? That was the core of the idea behind our survey with The In-House Lawyer; to ask current GCs and heads of legal to share their experiences and provide advice to those new in post or hoping to become departmental leader. Hindsight is a …

Under the influence

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UCL professor Richard Moorhead talks about a pioneering study of the state of general counsel ethics

Ashfords’ retail roundup

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  Can retail help lead the renewables ‘quiet revolution’? The National Infrastructure Commission was established in 2015 to provide independent advice on the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs. This year it has published the National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) 2018, one of the recommendations being that at least 50% of energy in the UK should be generated …

From monkey to organ grinder

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Waves of regulation are giving GCs more resource, responsibility and risk. The In-House Lawyer assesses the state of the modern in-house team

Liberating in-house legal services through automation

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Advances in internet connectivity, automation software and the continued pervasiveness of consumer technologies, has created heightened expectations in the speed of response, value for money and service quality inside organisations. There is also the realisation that access to services requires a strategic and scalable response that is not limited by the capacity of the service …