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Technology and innovation in the in-house context

By Bjarne P. Tellmann on 03/12/2018

Bjarne P Tellmann, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at Pearson, considers the place of technological change in the evolving role of the GC

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Can in-house lawyers ‘Work Out Loud’?

By Steve Bynghall on 12/11/2018

Working Out Loud’ (WOL) is a way of working which advocates sharing work-in-progress across a network or community of people and getting (and giving) feedback to help improve the outcome.

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How to turn 'bad news' into a great conversation

By Alison Nolan on 08/11/2018

There are many ways for 'difficult conversations' to go wrong, and the more of the following practical tips you put into practice, the better the outcome is likely to be.

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What I learned from my colleagues: part 2

By Anthony Inglese on 31/10/2018

How do you learn? I tend to learn from the example of people around me.

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The general counsel as chief executive

By Bjarne P. Tellmann on 21/10/2018

The general counsel’s role is being transformed by what can be termed the “professional convergence revolution”.

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Why the law is our most important moral code

By Philip Wood on 16/10/2018

If we were speaking from the point of view of common sense, we could say without any anxious questioning that we on the planet have a duty to survive and that in order to survive we need moral rules, and that the legal systems of the world in all their aspects are by far the biggest, the oldest and the most efficient code of morality that we have. This is so notwithstanding all of their faults.

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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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