“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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How not to get Lost in Translation: A Beginners Guide to In-House Lawyers Setting up Legal Functions in Japan
Jarrod Brooks, Senior Legal Counsel, Challenger Limited, Australia
Practice and Procedure in a Representative State Court System
Joseph Aronds, Chief Litigation and Trial Counsel, Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc., USA
Crossing National Boundaries to Access Electronic Data: New Technology, Old Laws
Sanjay Agrawal, Senior Counsel, Elekta AB, USA
Considerations for In-House Counsel in Navigating CFIUS Issues in Cross-Border Transactions
Paul Giordano, Former General Counsel, Ironshore Inc., USA
When a Settlement Agreement May Unsettle Everything
Anna Lefcovitch, Solicitor, Arcadis LLP , UK
Companies Act 2016 and its impact to Businesses in Malaysia
Nabil Nazrin, Legal Counsel, Malayan Banking Berhad, Malaysia
How not to get Lost in Translation: A Beginners Guide to In-House Lawyers Setting up Legal Functions in Japan
Andrew Goldstein, Head of Legal, Product, Challenger Limited, Australia
Mitigating Risks of Privately Financed Power Projects in Sub-Sahara Africa ('SSA')
Kingsley Osei, Lead Contracts Counsel, State University of New York, USA
Making it Stick: How to Provide Legal Advice that Influences Business Decisions
Joshua Axelrod, Corporate Counsel, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA
When Things Go Wrong
Michael Spivey, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Walmart International, USA
Leading Successful Change – Creating an Enterprise Agreement and Employment Platform for the Future
Michael Johnston, Group Head of Employee Relations & Special Counsel , Westpac Banking Corporation , Australia
Unconventional Trademarks - Trademarking The Taj!
Rajendra Misra, Senior Vice President - General Counsel, Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris, India
Compliance with New Anti-Money Laundering Requirements in New York State
Bruce Ortwine, General Counsel, Americas; Adviser, Global Legal and Compliance; Senior Executive Vice President, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited, USA

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Fingerprints, Sweden
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Zurich Insurance Company, Switzerland
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General Counsel/Head IP
Shell International B.V., Netherlands
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Imperial Tobacco Hellas S.A., Greece
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Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc., USA
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Ethiprax, USA
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