Corporate Counsel

Preparing for commissions of inquiry as in-house counselOct 20 2020

A commission of inquiry (COI) brings myriad challenges for in-house legal teams who must navigate through a different set of considerations,

by Tony Zhang

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Making your case to be a remote legal counselOct 20 2020

When Melbourne’s second lockdown hit, Jenna Adamson saw an opportunity to work remotely from Chris...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Lessons for corporate Australia that can’t be ignoredOct 19 2020

The past week serves as a stark reminder of the inextricable importance of good governance, writes M...

by Megan Motto

The new-look legal departmentOct 13 2020

The legal function is increasingly integral to the health and viability of any business or organisat...

by Jerome Doraisamy

‘One of the most enriching decisions I’ve ever made’Oct 13 2020

In 2018, Gregory Seeto took a leave of absence from his corporate role to go travelling. That time o...

by Jerome Doraisamy

CLOs and investors perceive trust differentlyOct 13 2020

New research shows that the impressions of chief legal officers on what will engender investor trust in an organisation vary significantly f...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Issues and opportunities for fintech legal teamsOct 13 2020

Legal departments in financial technology companies must ensure they are keeping up with a rapid pace of change – something that one GC sa...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Empathy critical to true partnerships with outside counselOct 06 2020

Successful relationships between legal departments and law firms are built on the concept of partnership, says one senior professional. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Boards ‘more concerned about everything’Oct 06 2020

More and more directors and senior business leaders are deeming business-critical issues as being “of material concern” compared to this...

by Jerome Doraisamy

What are the best ways to measure company culture?Oct 06 2020

Maintaining a healthy company culture is key, but new research shows that CLOs and investors have different opinions on how best to evaluate...

by Jerome Doraisamy