A Strategic Guide To Managing the In-House Legal Function (5th Edition)

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A Strategic Guide to Managing the In-House Legal Function (5th Edition)

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Over 170 pages of articles written by 28 leading international in-house counsel drawn from all industry sectors.

Determine how in-house counsel organise their legal requirements and allocate work to outside and internal counsel. Examine how the legal function is managed and the tools utilised to ensure that efficiencies are made to improve quality and timeliness of delivery using the most cost effective strategies.

Learn how to: 

  • Segregate the duties of a lawyer from those of the business
  • Become a partner in the business in addition to giving legal advice
  • To recruit the right people to achieve the objectives effectively
  • Manage complex M&A deals
  • Manage new business models, often involving collaboration with third parties including competitors, universities and charities
  • Optimise legal processes and legal knowledge by using technology
  • Manage cybersecurity and appreciate the importance of information governance

Find out about: 

  • The IPR, liability and ethical issues surrounding the use Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • What lawyers, doctors, peacemakers, warriors and magicians have in common
  • The role of the in-house lawyer in information governance
  • The lessons learned from the BP Macondo well blowout incident in writing or amending new and existing contracts
  • How companies will manage the barriers post Brexit and the options for corporate restructuring
  • The impact AI will have on the structure of legal departments and the career development of in-house lawyers
  • Whether traditional IP rights and contract clauses address AI complexities
  • The value of self-regulation
  • The story behind the end of two conglomerates, Enron Corporation & Satyam Computer Services
  • Cleaning up the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases
  • The vital role in-house counsel play in helping project teams achieve the desired outcome of an on-time and on-budget project
  • Whether regulators, industry and their legal advisors are ready for the latest emerging technologies

 23 insightful articles written by 28 leading in-house counsel from across the world all in one book

A Strategic Guide to Managing the In-House Legal Function



Life as an In-House Counsel in the Construction Industry
Joanne Reed, Senior In-House Counsel, Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd, Korea

Those In-house Lawyers That Wear Multiple Hats in the Land of
Online Gambling …
Martin  Lycka, Legal Counsel, The Betfair Group, UK

In-House Counsel as a Business Partner:
A Middle East Perspective
Asim Habib, Legal Counsel, ABB, UAE

When Things Go Wrong
Michael Spivey, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Walmart International, USA

A Glance at Some of the Challenges of the GC Role in Pharma
Galit Gonen, Senior Vice President & General Counsel for Teva Europe, Teva Pharmaceuticals, UK

The European Single Market Post-Brexit:
Managing The Barriers
Maeve Verdon, Associate General Counsel, AIG Asset Management (Europe) Limited, Ireland

The Legal Tech-Train is rolling - better get on board!
Dirk Naumann, Deputy General Counsel, Orange Business Services, Germany

Artificial Intelligence: IPR, Liability and Ethical Issues
Shilpi Sneha, Manager - Legal, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India &
Rajat Rashmi, Senior Manager - Legal, Cognizant Technology Solutions, UAE

The Changing Role of Legal Department:
Can Artificial Intelligence Influence it?
Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, President (Legal) & General Counsel, Hinduja Group, London, UK

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Transactions: Thoughts and a Few Tips
Tanguy Carbonnieres, In-House Counsel, Fannie Mae, USA

How to Contract Successfully for Agile Software Development
Andrew Hooles, Legal Director, Fujitsu Services Limited, UK

Information Governance – A Primer
Taa Grays, VP & Associate General Counsel - IG, MetLife, Inc., USA

The Value of Self-Regulation in a Postmodern Society
Newman Debs, Legal Director, Unilever N.V., Brazil

The Story Behind the End of Two Conglomerates:
A Reality Check on Corporate Governance of Enron Corporation & Satyam Computer Services.
Rajeev Uberoi, General Counsel and Group Head Legal and Compliance, IDFC Bank Ltd, India

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Creating Lasting Change
Charlotte Jayaseelan, Solicitor, Legal & Business Affairs, EMEA, Warner Bros., UK

Revisiting Open Source
Dorian Daley, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary,
Ruchika Agrawal, Senior Corporate Counsel, Deborah Miller, Sr Corporate Counsel &
Matthew Sarboraria, Real Estate Services, Legal Services and General Counsel,
Oracle Corporation, USA

Anatomy of a Deal: Good Things Come in Small (and Very Complicated) Packages
Andrew Mayer, Vice President, Legal, Acorda Therapeutics Inc., USA &
Jane Wasman, President, International & General Counsel, Acorda Therapeutics, USA

A Comparative Analysis of US and English Contract Law
Interpretation and Implied Terms
Andrew Taylor, General Counsel, Hesco Group, UK

Participation of Foreign Companies in Public Procurement Tenders in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Richard Bacek, General Counsel, Siemens Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia, Siemens, s.r.o.

The Principle of Segregation of Duties Applied to Corporate Law
Felipe Kietzmann, Regional Compliance Officer, Latin America, Alcon Laboratories, Brazil

Drilling Contracts: Post Macondo Considerations
Lisa Bagley Brown, Managing Counsel (Retired), Occidental Petroleum Corporation, USA

Owner In-House Counsel Concerns in Large Construction Contracts
Shannon Onook, Senior Legal Counsel, TransCanada Corporation, Canada

Emerging Technologies: Are Regulators, Industry and Their Legal Advisors Ready?
Diane Rodgers, General Counsel, AIG Canada, Canada

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