“The World's Leading Independent Journal Written Exclusively by Commercial Lawyers”

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

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Collective Action, Collective Reaction: What In-House Lawyers Should Know about European Class Actions
Lisa Rickard, President-institute for Legal Reform, Chamber of Commerce of The United States of America, USA
How to Navigate the Business in a Sanctioned Jurisdiction
Haitao Zhang, Director Legal , CNPC America Ltd., Canada
Lawyers on Boards: Going Beyond the ‘Legal’ Label
Jeffery Tan, Group General Counsel, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited, Singapore
Collective Action, Collective Reaction: What In-House Lawyers Should Know about European Class Actions
Mary Terzino, Attorney and Consultant, US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, USA
Small-scale Farmers and the Impact of Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Industrial Agriculture
Michael Lanser, Senior Legal Counsel, Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Company, Sweden
Automation of Non-disclosure Agreements: A Roadmap for a Legal Department to Gain Advantage Using AI (Artificial Intelligence)
Claudio Elia, Legal Director, STMicroelectronics International N.V., Switzerland
Implication of the Supreme Court Judgements on Employee Provident Fund in India
Jayant Thakur, India Country Counsel, Dimension Data India Private Limited, India
Corporate Social Responsibility: An overview in the Indian Context
Kiran Chitale, Country Head of Legal, Commercial, Innovation and Technology Legal, India, Barclays Global Service Centre Pvt. Ltd., India
Challenges Faced by Legal Counsels in Big Data and Cybersecurity Activity
Pierre Douvreleur, General Counsel, Atos , France
Divisibility of The Contractor's Performance in The Contract with The Construction Component Concluded Under the FIDIC Contract Terms
Grzegorz Pawlowski, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, DCT Gdansk SA, Poland
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Technology and the Legal Profession—Perspective of an Asian Chief Legal Officer
James Lau, Chief Legal Officer, NatSteel Holdings Pte. Ltd., A TATA Enterprise, Singapore
Ethical Pitfalls and Precautions for In-House Counsel: Who’s Your Client?
Douglas R. Balyeat, Esq., CPA, General Counsel, Pratt Industries Inc., USA
The Future of Business Law
Neha Mahyavanshi, Director, Field Compliance Officer- South Asia, SAP India Private Limited, India

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