“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

Please visit the IICJ Library to see all the published papers, which includes more business sectors and areas of law

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The Trump Administration’s New Era of Enforcement Policies and the impact on U.S. Multinational Companies
Dorothy Capers, Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel , National Express Group , USA
How to Contract Successfully for Agile Software Development
Andrew Hooles, Legal Director, Fujitsu Services Limited, UK
The Case for Caution in the Drafting and Interpretation of Limitation or Exclusion of Liability Clauses in Contracts and Legislations
Veronica Oyetunde, Contracts Specialist, Dangote Industries Limited, Nigeria
Dealing with Regional Agreements: A Practical Approach
Sancho Guibert, Assistant General Counsel, Citibank, Spain
Will the U.S. Ever be Adequate? A Review of EU and U.S. Data Protection Regimes
Jessica Medvec, Corporate Counsel, Hyster-Yale Group, Inc., USA
The Implementation of the Swiss Popular Initiative "Stop Mass Immigration" within the Swiss Federal Railways SBB
Isabelle Sob, Legal Counsel, Swiss Federal Railways SBB, Switzerland
The Value of Self-Regulation in a Postmodern Society
Newman Debs, Legal Director, Unilever N.V., Brazil
What does it Mean to be Digital?
Ignacio Salguero, General Counsel, Chubb, Argentina
GDPR: New Challenges for Corporations
Richard Bacek, General Counsel of Siemens Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia, Siemens, s.r.o., Czech Republic
Where Member Organisations Meet Statutory Regulation: Reimagining the Role of In-House Legal Counsel
Julia Connelly, Solicitor (In-house Counsel), Queensland Law Society, Australia
The Necessary Evolution of Diversity & Inclusion: The Three “Rs” (Recognition, Relationships and Respect for all) Critical to Building a Truly Inclusive Workplace
Lauren Zajac, Chief Legal Officer, Globoforce, USA
GDPR and Blockchain: What does this Mean for In-house Counsel?
Natalia D'Agostini, Paralegal, Insurance & Care NSW, Australia

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