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Webcast: Funke Abimbola, General Counsel of Roche UK

August 2016 – FILM: The leading biotech company's first-ever managing counsel for the UK and Ireland discusses corporate compliance challenges, the legal aspects of supporting its pharmaceutical strategies, the evolving role of in-house lawyers, and diversity in the legal profession. Click to watch…

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VIDEO: Putting Ourselves in Their Shoes

January 2013 – ‘Putting Ourselves in Their Shoes: The Dialogue Table of Tintaya’ tells of the rising resentments among community members to the operations of Tintaya mine through the course of its government ownership and subsequent privatisation, and the way these came to a head when ownership passed to BHP Billiton. Read more...


VIDEO: "Making Monkey Business"

January 2013 – ‘Making Monkey Business: Building Company/Community Dialogue in the Philippines’ tells of a dispute resolution process involving communities that were impacted by the building of the Ambuklao and Binga dams in the Benguet Province of the Philippines. The mediated dialogue was facilitated by the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman of the World Bank Group and the mediation was conducted by the Conflict Resolution Group in the Philippines. Read more...


'The Only Government We See': Building Company/Community Dialogue in Nigeria

November 2012 - 'The Only Government We See' tells the story of the negotiation of General Memoranda of Understanding (GMOUs) between Chevron and communities in the Niger Delta around its facilities. The process began after violent conflict in the region in 2003 led to the withdrawal of the company and the destruction of property, including schools and hospitals the company had built for communities. The film describes the new approach to dialogue with communities that the company adopted on its return, based on full participation and joint partnership. Read more...