In-House Legal and Finance Departments: Guardians of the Company?

Nicolas Vielliard, Senior Counsel , Shawcor
Jeremy Stebbing, Financial Controller, Shawcor

No other departments work more closely together than the Legal and Finance Departments in supporting all functions of the company and protecting it against risks. In this paper, we analyse the Legal and Finance Departments’ functions, applicable standards and the main areas for which they jointly have the biggest impact, in order to establish whether they can indeed be considered the guardians of the company.

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Netherlands Management Energy November 2021 Vol.14, No. 57, Autumn 2021

Nicolas Vielliard


Nicolas Vielliard is senior counsel at Shawcor and is responsible for all legal matters in the eastern hemisphere region.

Jeremy Stebbing


Jeremy Stebbing holds an LL.B. and is a Financial Controller at Shawcor, where he oversees all finance related matters in the Eastern Hemisphere region.



Shawcor is a leading energy and infrastructure technology company specializing in product, services and solutions utilized in oil and gas, water and wastewater, fuel, transportation and industrial applications.

Netherlands Management Energy November 2021 Vol.14, No. 57, Autumn 2021

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