Scenario analysis is a vital tool that will help prepare companies to withstand a crisis and ride out uncertainty – forewarned is forearmed.
PwC’s latest Global Economic Crime Survey confirms that fraud remains an ever-present threat for UK companies – one that general counsel must be ready to respond to at any time.
Crises can strike out of the blue. To address them your legal team needs to adopt a strategic as well as legal view.
PwC can help protect your business in a crisis, such as a data breach, dispute or fraud, by using its innovative forensic tools to collate evidence efficiently
By Craig McKeown, Jason McQuillen Even the most costly and sophisticated legal technology doesn’t offer a magic solution it needs good data, professional judgement and organisational buy-in to deliver. From chatbots to contract life cycle management, technology can take a lot of the grunt work out of legal practice, enabling you to focus more of […]
How contract review technology puts GCs on equal footing with the rest of the senior management team, enabling them to become more efficient and speed up deal velocity.
A panel comprised of General Counsels from a mix of FTSE 100 blue chip corporations to high growth companies, offering a great blend of cultures and leadership styles discuss the characteristics of a good leader and share their refreshingly honest personal stories of leadership.
The Covid-19 pandemic will undoubtedly trigger an increase in the use of flexible and agile working. HR teams must quickly grapple with the risks and act accordingly.
Unconscious bias is a growing legal issue for employers. It’s widely regarded as a barrier to equality, diversity and inclusion, and employment tribunals are looking more closely at motivation and bias in discrimination and harassment cases.
Current levels of corporate debt are rising unsustainably. Will debt-to-equity swaps be the solution?
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Arnold & Porter is to close its Frankfurt office, four years after entering Germany via its merger with fellow US firm Kaye Scholer. The US firm will shut its Frankfurt outpost, which houses around nine partners and 16 lawyers in total. Arnold & Porter had acquired the office after it pulled off a $1bn merger […]
The chief legal operations officer of National Grid is leaving the company, the second high-profile departure from the energy provider’s legal team in two months. Mo Zain Ajaz, chief counsel and global head of operational excellence, is leaving his role at the energy provider at the end of 2020, wrapping a stint that has lasted […]
Ashurst’s in-house digital solutions venture is launching its first-ever product, one year after its creation. Ashurst Advance Digital is launching a cloud-based tool aimed at helping clients deal with upcoming sustainability regulations looming over the financial services sector. The unit, which is led by partner Tara Waters and made its debut in early 2019, relies […]
Eversheds Sutherland’s Lee Ranson has been handed another four-year term, extending his leadership tenure through to 2025. Ranson will continue in his role as the chief executive of Eversheds Sutherland’s international business, which excludes operations in the US. Eversheds tends to announce successors, or reappointments early, with Ranson’s new term starting in May next year. […]
The chair of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP)’s global data privacy and security practice has joined Greenberg Traurig in the US, alongside a partner and an associate in his team. The duo includes Colorado-based partner David Zetoony, who will join Greenberg’s Denver office and Chicago-based partner Jena Valdetero, who will keep practising in the same […]
A group of barristers, legal academics and lawyers have co-signed a letter against the implementation of self-identification. The group, some of whom specialise in discrimination law, are opposed to the operation of self-ID in public and private bodies. It comes after formal self-ID legislation was shelved earlier this month, which would have permitted widespread use […]