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Treasury committee calls for cryptocurrencies to be regulated by the FCA as a matter of urgency

By James Kaufmann on 02/10/2018

The House of Commons' Treasury Committee published its report on Crypto-assets on 19 September 2018.

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Digital transformation and what this means for GC's

By Steve Bynghall on 02/09/2018

Digital transformation is a term which has been used increasingly over the last few years to describe rapid, technology-enabled change which have a very significant to profound impact either on results and profitability, organisational structure, business model, core processes or brand.

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Behaviours and attitudes

By Paul Bentall on 14/08/2018

I really enjoyed reading the article on Behaviours and Attitudes and it got me wondering about the tools and techniques that others may have used, particularly in relation to the development of both individuals and teams.

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Brexit and the role of the GC in business strategy

By Bruce Macmillan on 07/08/2018

Over the coming decade, Brexit-related risk management will become a key part of most organisations’ activities. And, as a General Counsel, you can expect to play a huge role in managing these risks and implementing regulatory change in your organisation.

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How to be good at Government Relations - and why it matters

By Anthony Inglese on 05/08/2018

Businesses need to know about government’s plans and actions for tax, employment, regulation and legislation. And government needs to understand how its decisions affect organisations of all types across the country.

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Knowledge, development and learning curves

By Paul Bentall on 29/07/2018

Taking a tour around the CLL articles recently got me thinking about skills and the extent to which lawyers are equipped to carry out senior roles in their organisations, whether in the commercial or public sectors.

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What I have learnt from my line managers

By Anthony Inglese on 25/07/2018

I tend to learn from the example of people around me. If I think it’s good, I follow it or adapt it. As an in-house lawyer for nearly 40 years in government I had plenty of colleagues to learn from at all times and levels, including lawyers, civil servants and government ministers.

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Making the case for extra resources

By Pavel Klimov on 17/07/2018

My advice is to start by doing the necessary background work. Gather data on your existing resources, their activities and levels of utilisation.

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Contracts advice and training

By Bruce Macmillan on 11/07/2018

Training is a critical element of any compliance programme and with the increased emphasis placed on robust compliance programmes by enforcement authorities, it is important that you get it right.

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Gender recognition

By Rachel Reese on 01/07/2018

When the Gender Recognition Act passed in 2004, it was thought to be a state-of-the-art piece of legislation.

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