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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

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

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”

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.

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.

Riding the Compliance Wave – Creating a Competitive Advantage through Your Compliance Programme by Leveraging Compliance as a Business Differentiator

Richard Masters, Partner, Pinsent Masons and Director at Cerico,  Raffaele Zucca Alessandrelli, Director General Counsel and Compliance Officer, Denso Corporation EMEA & South America and Stephan Mechnig-Giordano, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller  discuss how to create competitive advantage through compliance, what compliance looks like inside their organisations before and share thoughts on how to get business benefit from a compliance program.

How to build a compliance program from scratch

Raffaele Zucca Alessandrelli, Director General Counsel and Compliance Officer, Denso Corporation EMEA & South America looks sheds light on how to build a compliance program from scratch in the aftermath of an incident. Starting with a through risk-assessment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Managing Corruption Risks: Steps Which Should Be Taken To Protect Your Organisation And Employees

Watch this 2014 presentation to learn about managing corruption risks at home and globally from Keith Falconer, Group Head of Compliance & Financial Crime at Standard Life plc, Stephan Mechnig-Giordano, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller and Peter Utterström, Senior Counsel, Hellstrom Law.

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.

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.

Nike and Shell Panel Session: Is the Way that you Choose to Work With your External Counsel Right For You?

Watch this information packed panel debate between Hans von der Linde, General Counsel, Downstream at Shell International Limited and Fabrizio Mecozzi, Vice President and Europe General Counsel at Nike, moderated by David Paige, Managing Director, Legal Fee Advisors, to discover tips on how to measure value in a law firms’ proposition, transparency, how to reduce your law firm panel and many more related topics.

The Tricks of the Trade for Tackling Global Compliance Risk Proactively

Hans Albers, Senior Director and Associate General Counsel EMEA, Juniper Networks, Koen Laagland, Senior Legal Counsel, Nutreco NV and Maciej Hajewski, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Risk Management Department, AEGON provide practical advice on doing business in their global jurisdictions. Get tips on handling regulatory demands, working with local authorities and ensuring you have a robust compliance programme.

Metalor General Counsel Interview: Doing Business in Emerging Markets Whilst Remaining Compliant

Janet McCarthy, Group General Counsel, Metalor spoke with the Legal Exchange Network about how to overcome challenges in relation to compliance in emerging markets, including tips on local connections. If your company is expanding, or you need to roll out a global compliance programme, this interview is a ‘must see.’

A View from Michelin on How to Stay Compliant with the Developing Global Competition Law Landscape

A View from Michelin on How to Stay Compliant with the Developing Global Competition Law Landscape

Patrick Wilkins of TalklawGlobal interviews Johanne Peyre, Head of Antitrust at Michelin to discuss the exciting work she and her team are doing to ensure global anti-trust compliance. Covering topics such as training employees globally, Johanne shares lessons General Counsel can apply in their own organisation.

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.

How the legal team at BT increased their efficiency

Steve Roberts, Chief Counsel Procurement at BT discusses how he increased the legal teams efficiency through legal outsourcing and managed to conquer fear of change in introducing the business to a new cheaper and more efficient way of doing things.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.
Applying Metrics & KPIs in Legal & Compliance Departments: a DCNS Perspective

Applying Metrics & KPIs in Legal & Compliance Departments: a DCNS Perspective

Patrick Wilkins of TalklawGlobal spoke with Adam Smith, Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at the defence giant, DCNS, to hear how he has gone about developing KPIs & metrics for their legal and compliance departments and why it is so important to understand what management are really looking for from your department.