The In-House Perspective April 2010

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Risk management and the role of general counsel

Neil Baker

The general counsel plays an important part in corporate governance, but international codes of governance best practice ignore their role, argues Neil Baker.

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Legal Process Outsourcing
Neil Hodge

As companies and law firms look to reduce their costs, could legal process outsourcing offer an opportunity for in-house counsel to save money and allocate their time to more 'value-adding' tasks? Neil Hodge investigates.

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Equator principles
Adrienne Margolis

Launched in 2003, the Equator Principles have been adopted by many of the leading financial institutions around the world. Adrienne Margolis discusses the rationale behind the Equator Principles and recent developments.

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Managing litigation
Diana Bentley

Should in-house counsel be more active in managing litigation? Diana Bentley looks at the options available to in-house lawyers when dealing with litigation. 

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Promoting a culture of compliance
Thomas Werlen

With increased scrutiny from competition authorities, multinational corporations need to be aware of antitrust regulations. Thomas Werlen examines current antitrust trends and the important role corporate counsel need to play.

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The curious case of the 7 Cs – competition, commission, communication, corporate counsel and confidentiality in client-attorney privilege in India
Anurag Bana

This article addresses the complex issue of attorney-client privilege and confidentiality affecting the ambiguous status of in-house counsel under the current Indian law and how all corporate communications in global companies could now come under the investigative eyes of the new Competition Commission of India. 

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