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Q&A with OneSavings Bank’s Group General Counsel: Utilising Progressive Law Firms and Being a Business Rather than Pure Legal Adviser

Q&A with OneSavings Bank’s Group General Counsel: Utilising Progressive Law Firms and Being a Business Rather than Pure Legal Adviser

Zoe Bucknell, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at OneSavings Bank Plc speaks insightfully on why she uses progressive and flexible law firms, the latest Regulations she is tracking on the horizon, including the European Credit Directive, plus the work she is doing to move more towards the US model where the legal team take a more business role rather than a pure legal one.
The Evolution of the GC Role and its New Influence on the Corporate Stage

The Evolution of the GC Role and its New Influence on the Corporate Stage

In this panel discussion, Mark Noble, Deputy Group General Counsel, at National Grid plc, Volker Weisshaar, GC and Board Member EMEA at Sonos, Bjarne Philip Tellmann, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Pearson plc and Antonino Cusimano, General Counsel, Telecom Italia look at how the role of the GC is evolving, what has changed and what we can expect for the future.

Download this discussion to discover;
  • The challenges and opportunities in getting closer to the business and the line management
  • How  conflicts arise from the dual role of business executives and corporate lawyer
  • Reflections on getting the right talent to support the function
How GCs can better align with the business and move away from “pure legal”

How GCs can better align with the business and move away from “pure legal”

In this interview with Bjarne Philip Tellmann, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Pearson plc he provides his view on how GCs can better align with the business and move away from “pure legal”.
He also shares the top projects he plans to run in his department in the coming year, the challenges associated with this, and how he plans to overcome them.

Müller Group General Counsel Interview: Managing Corruption Risk & the New Data Protection Regulations

Stephan Mechnig-Giordano, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller, was brought in to reform the legal function and build a compliance function. Hear how he tackles corruption risk and ensures employees stay compliant. Also Stephan shares his thoughts on how to handle the new data protection rules.

The Power of Persuasion: How You Can Become More Influential In The Boardroom

The Power of Persuasion: How You Can Become More Influential In The Boardroom

Nigel Jeremy, Global Head of Learning, Recruitment & Organisation Development at M&S shares practical lessons to show General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers how they can be more persuasive in the boardroom, how to get your message heard.

Talking Data Privacy Technology and Regulatory Changes with Aon

Aon’S Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Brad Bryant talks about the tools Aon use to help managing data privacy, where the gaps are in the vendor offerings plus what companies need to be doing to prepare for the upcoming data protection regulation changes.
Q&A with AXA Assistance General Counsel: Compliance Strategy During Global Expansion

Q&A with AXA Assistance General Counsel: Compliance Strategy During Global Expansion

Watch this snappy Q&A discussion with AXA Assistance’s General Counsel, Joanne Hindle, to find out why she is focussing more on compliance than legal, and what type of external providers they are using during their global expansion.

Legal and Compliance Priorities: People Management, Regulatory and Technological Change

MasterCard’s Head of Legal and Company Secretary for MasterCard Prepaid Management Services, Hemal Parekh, speaks about the priorities for his legal team right now, including: how to find the right people for the right roles in the legal team; determining whether they have the right external providers; utilisation of metrics; plus how to handle the challenges resulting from the fact that in many regions, regulatory frameworks are not keeping pace with technological change. 
How to embed GRC throughout the business

How to embed GRC throughout the business

Chris Sam, Vice President, Corporate Governance and Group Risk Officer at Sidel Group (Tetra Laval) explains his strategy for embedding GRC throughout the business, the main hurdles he has faced and how he overcame them. 
He also shares his top tips on how to find the right legal or advisory firm to help with particular issues, the best GRC tools and technologies available to assist with compliance and finally the risks that General Counsel and Risk Officers should be aware of in the coming year.

Q&A with Western Union: Controlling Legal Spend and Managing New Regulation

Western Union’s Christopher Fischer, Associate General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer EMEA, speaks with the Corporate Counsel Exchange about what steps they have been taking to get legal spend under control, what types of external partners he values in driving legal department efficiency plus regulations on his radar, such as the new anti-money laundering regulations. 
Overcome the main challenges with embedding a compliance program and training throughout the business

Overcome the main challenges with embedding a compliance program and training throughout the business

Martina Franke, European General Counsel, Nintendo of Europe GmbH discusses  the main challenges with embedding a compliance program and training throughout the business and provides her top tips on how to overcome these. She also discusses the top projects she plans to run in the next year and the services and solutions available which will be most beneficial to aid them.

Efficiency Focus – Tools, Models & Technology

Matthew Banks, Customer Solutions Director at Riverview Law, David Williams, General Counsel UK, Ireland & Nordics at Teva Pharmaceuticals Limited and Robert Goldsmith, Head of Group Legal at Wolseley Group Services look at how to develop a more efficient model, reduce legal spend through effective capturing of data and analytics and how to coordinate this across the legal team.
Out-Sourcing Vs. In-Sourcing Your Legal and Compliance Needs

Out-Sourcing Vs. In-Sourcing Your Legal and Compliance Needs

This interactive session features top legal executives from household names O2 UK, BT Group, Müller. The group of experts debugs strategies and resources available to craft the right delivery model for your legal organisation. Engineering the right balance between in-house work and external support will help you drive efficiencies and minimise costs.

Corporate Governance Crisis: The Role of The General Counsel when Things Go Wrong

Telecom Italia’s General Counsel, Head of Legal Affairs & Secretary to the Board of Directors, Antonino Cusimano, opens up about the General Counsel’s role in a corporate crisis, including preparation, the reaction plus how to assess the legal consequences and managing them.
Telefonica General Counsel Interview: Outsourcing vrs In-Sourcing in the Legal Department

Telefonica General Counsel Interview: Outsourcing vrs In-Sourcing in the Legal Department

Edward Smith, General Counsel of TelefÓnica UK Limited, speaks to the Legal Exchange Network about out-sourcing versus in-sourcing plus the factors he takes into consideration when selecting external law firms. Watch this video to learn about the transformation of the legal team and what skills tomorrow’s lawyers need to take a legal department to the next level.

FIFA looks at corruption and bribery in sport

FIFA looks at corruption and bribery in sport

Alistair Maclean, Former Group Legal Director & Company Secretary at FIFA looks at corruption and bribery in sport why it happens and what the legal department can do to prevent it in this exclusive presentation.