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The Law Society has published a series of papers for solicitors in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, general counsel (Europe) at the Hinduja Group spoke at the In-house Division annual conference in June on the role of in-house legal in crisis management. Here, he shares his advice on the topic.
Keith Ruddock argues that companies - and their legal teams - need to understand that societal and community issues are as important as technical, legal, economic or enginerring issues. These can be vital to reputation management in a crisis.
One dented social network. 87 million profiles. 44 angry senators. And an ever increasing number of government and state investigators. That’s what’s on Mark Zuckerberg’s timeline. Lewis Crofts, MLex editor-in-chief, reports.
Bhavisha Mistry senses the panic in the air as the General Data Protection Regulation’s 25 May deadline draws ever closer. But she’s not sure what all the worry is about.
Corporations are seeking to mitigate the risks associated with data flows beyond Europe’s borders. Measures such as binding corporate rules, though cumbersome, slow and costly, are for many a sensible precaution, says Lewis Crofts, MLex editor-in-chief.
Allison Wooddisse, head of in-house and compliance at LexisNexis, considers what is on the horizon in relation to data protection for 2018, and what should be top of your to-do list right now on your journey to GDPR readiness.
Sophie Gould, head of PSL In-house at Lexis Nexis, looks at how some organisations are encouraging wider corporate engagement with GDPR compliance.
The Law Society is running a campaign promoting England and Wales as a global legal centre. The campaign focuses on the benefits of English and Welsh law, judicial system and the profession, as well as the benefits of London as a legal hub. Funke Abimbola, general counsel at Roche, discusses why she is getting involved.
Over a year since the Brexit result, much uncertainty still hangs over the rights of EU lawyers to live and work in the UK. Joanna Hunt scrutinises the government’s recent paper on the future status of EU nationals, and its implications for anyone working in legal services - but is it good news?
Spending money on external legal advice on Brexit-related issues may be a waste of money right now, suggests the head of legal at Aviva.
In the week that prime minister Theresa May formally set in motion the process of leaving the EU, the sheer scale of issues that Brexit will pose for in-house counsel was made plain.
Join us for a free seminar in Birmingham for an update on the current Brexit negotiations and practical guidance on how in-house lawyers can best prepare for the UK’s exit.
Join us for a free seminar in Manchester for an update on the current Brexit negotiations and practical guidance on how in-house lawyers can best prepare for the UK’s exit.
Join us for a free seminar in Leeds for practical tips and advice on how to mitigate risk as an in-house lawyer.
With four months to go until the UK leaves the EU, we consider the more pressing issues that Brexit brings for in-house lawyers.
Colin Passmore, senior partner at Simmons & Simmons will advise on the updates to legal professional privilege relevant to in-house lawyers, tying in with the recent release of the Law Society’s practice note.
Learn practical solutions and tools to help your legal department make the transition from legal risk manager to strategic risk partner and provide best practice reporting on risk.