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International In-house Counsel Journal


The International In-house Counsel Journal is concerned with the exchange of ideas of In-house Counsel representing commercial organisations from all sectors and jurisdictions around the world. Each quarterly issue contains papers based on case study experience of In-house Counsel in the main disciplines of commercial law from different jurisdictions.

Content is overseen by the IICJ Editorial Board that meets 4 times a year to discuss content and determine which papers are accepted for publication. The board is drawn from a range of industry sectors and jurisdiction with considerable international knowledge.

A peer reviewed journal published electronically 12 times a year and in print form 4 times a year, delivering papers written by In-house Counsel covering the major areas of law:

Antitrust/Competition Commercial Litigation Contracts Corporate Governance Data Protection Employment Health and Safety Intellectual Property Management Taxation

From the following key business sectors:

Banking and Finance Energy Healthcare IT Industry Insurance Pharmaceutical Telecommunications

Please visit the IICJ Library to see all the published papers, which includes more business sectors and areas of law

AI & the GDPR: How to Reconcile Both Areas from the European Law Perspective

Matthias Artzt, Senior Legal Counsel, Deutsche Bank AG, Germany
Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures in Russia

Vladislav Gorobinskiy, Head of the Legal Support Department for International Projects, Mediator, New Investment Group LLC, Russia
ESG - General Counsels as the Watchdog, Champion or Leader?

Richard Bryan, Director of Legal and General Counsel, Cambridge & Counties Bank Limited, UK
If you Litigate, be Commercial: Litigation Funding and Risk Mitigation

David Phillips, Senior Associate, Simons Muirhead Burton, UK
Independence of the Compliance Function & What Makes a Compliance Officer Successful

Elizabeth Fiorelli, Assistant Adviser of Global Legal and Compliance , Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited, New York Branch, USA
Lawyers, General Counsels & Boards – The Next Level of Partnership

Jeffery Tan, Group General Counsel & Chief Sustainability Officer , Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited, Singapore
New ESG Reporting and Disclosure Requirements - Changing Landscape in India

Divya Kumat, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary, Datamatics Global Services Limited, India
Responding to a Subpoena for Production in Australia

Daniel Gosewisch, General Counsel, WorkPac Group, Australia
The Legal Framework on Foreign Exchange Transactions in Brazil: An Analysis of the Use of Cryptocurrencies to Exchange National Currencies

Bruno Quartieri Gaudêncio, Vice President , GTIS Partners, Brazil
Juliana Bastianello Baldin Martins, Managing Director - Legal Affairs, GTIS Partners, Brazil
The Overlap Between Copyright and Designs in India, EU and the UK – A Case for Overhaul of the Indian Legal Framework

Amit Sindhwani, Head – IPR, Usha International Ltd, India
Rajendra Kumar, Counsel , K & S Partners, India
The Path to Compliance Success

Lorena Cobiella, Senior Consultant, Exemplify Consulting LLC, Switzerland
Michael Fawlk, Founder & CEO, Exemplify Consulting LLC, Switzerland
When Bob and Alice get hacked: Some Practical Guidance on the Operation and Limits of Cyber Risks Insurance

Guy Boyd, Head of Compliance, ANZ, Australia
Fred Hawke, Consultant, Clayton Utz, Australia

Subscribers benefit from:

  • Receiving a print copy of the International In-house Counsel Journal quarterly.
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  • Writing articles.
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  • Updates on how commercial law is being practiced locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Discovering the latest methods of successfully managing the in-house counsel function.
  • Finding out how in-house counsel develop and expand their practices locally and abroad.
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General Counsel & Secretary
Amyris, Inc., USA
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General Counsel
Seddiqi Holding , UAE
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Cluster Internal Control & Compliance Manager
Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, Greece
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Legal Counsel
Metsäliitto Cooperative, Finland
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General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer
Contis , UK
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Compliance Counsel
Danzer Holding AG, Austria
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Regional Legal Counsel, Americas
Wäsrtilä North America, Inc, USA
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Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc., USA
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ACW Privacy Consulting, UK
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Mazars Certified Auditors, Athens-Greece, Greece
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Fingerprints, Sweden
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Director Legal
CNPC America Ltd., Canada
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Metals Service Center Institute, USA
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Mazars Certified Auditors, Athens-Greece, Greece
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TED Conferences, USA
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Shell International B.V., Netherlands
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CLO
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