“The World's Leading Independent Journal Written Exclusively by Commercial Lawyers”

The International In-house Counsel Journal is concerned with the exchange of ideas of In-house Counsel representing commercial organisations from all sectors and jurisdictions around the world. Each quarterly issue contains papers based on case study experience of In-house Counsel in the main disciplines of commercial law from different jurisdictions.

Content is overseen by the IICJ Editorial Board that meets 4 times a year to discuss content and determine which papers are accepted for publication. The board is drawn from a range of industry sectors and jurisdiction with considerable international knowledge.

A peer reviewed journal published electronically 12 times a year and in print form 4 times a year, delivering papers written by In-house Counsel covering the major areas of law:

Antitrust/Competition Commercial Litigation Contracts Corporate Governance Data Protection Employment Health and Safety Intellectual Property Management Taxation

From the following key business sectors:

Banking and Finance Energy Healthcare IT Industry Insurance Pharmaceutical Telecommunications

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GDPR Regulatory Compliance and the Role of Internal Audit: Theoretical & Practical Approach
Nikolaos Dounis, Cluster Internal Control & Compliance Manager, Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, Greece
The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018: An Ethical Approach to the Nigerian Corporate Governance System?
Olayimika Phillips, Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi LP, Nigeria
Regulatory Challenges in a Cross Border Voluntary Acquisition Offer
Gabriel Khoury, General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Shuaa Capital GMC , UAE
Artificial Intelligence: IPR, Liability and Ethical Issues
Shilpi Sneha, Manager - Legal, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India
Requirements in SEP License Negotiations - Substantiating a FRAND Offer – The Relation Between Confidentiality Issues and Providing Evidence for its Own Fair and Reasonable Position
Florian Schmidt-Bogatzky, Attorney, Bird & Bird LLP, Germany
Artificial Intelligence: IPR, Liability and Ethical Issues
Rajat Rashmi, Senior Manager - Legal, Cognizant Technology Solutions, UAE
Requirements in SEP License Negotiations - Substantiating a FRAND Offer – The Relation Between Confidentiality Issues and Providing Evidence for its Own Fair and Reasonable Position
Clemens Heusch, Head of European Litigation, Nokia , Germany
The Use of Mediation in Settling Patent Disputes
Friederike Heckmann, Senior Patent Counsel, Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH, Germany
The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018: An Ethical Approach to the Nigerian Corporate Governance System?
Similoluwa Somuyiwa, Associate, Olaniwun Ajayi LP, Nigeria
The Use of Mediation in Settling Patent Disputes
Thorsten Bausch, Partner, Hoffmann Eitle, Germany
The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018: An Ethical Approach to the Nigerian Corporate Governance System?
Oretayo Olajide, Company Secretary/Director, Legal Services, Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limited, Nigeria

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The IICJ is a great journal not only for academics but for professional and day to day practitioners.
Nikolaos Dounis
Cluster Internal Control & Compliance Manager
Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, Greece
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General Counsel
Fingerprints, Sweden
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President
Ethiprax, USA
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Independent data protection consultant
ACW Privacy Consulting, UK
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Martin Strnad
Head Legal Global Corporate
Zurich Insurance Company, Switzerland
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General Counsel/Head IP
Shell International B.V., Netherlands
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Director, Head of Governance, Risk & Internal Audit Services
Mazars Certified Auditors, Athens-Greece, Greece
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Vice President
Maybank, Malaysia
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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (Former GC)
Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc., USA
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General Counsel
DFW Asian American Citzens Council, USA