“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

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Banking and Finance Energy Healthcare IT Industry Insurance Pharmaceutical Telecommunications

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India’s Personal Data Protection Bill (“PDP Bill”), 2018: Brief Introduction, Key Provisions and Comparison with GDPR
Harish Suryavanshi, Senior Corporate Counsel , Tech Mahindra Limited, India
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Creating Lasting Change
Charlotte Jayaseelan , Solicitor, Legal & Business Affairs, EMEA, Warner Bros., UK
Contract Risk and Reality: Working Towards Balance
Terra Potter, Legal Counsel , DNV GL Group, UK
Unintended Consequences and Australia’s Assistance and Access Act 2018 – Is Australia Creating a Technology Based Human Rights Problem?
Melanie Hutchinson, Legal Counsel, Telstra Corporation, Australia
Dispelling the Myths and Identifying the Risks for the In-House Lawyer Confronted with Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
Charlotte Stetzel, Regional Legal Counsel, DNV GL, UK
Abuse of Veto Rights in Chinese Venture Capital Investment
Bing Xue, Partner & General Counsel, Infinity Equity Group, China
The Wates Principles: Corporate Governance in Large Private Companies
Ioli Tassopoulou, Head of Legal and Compliance, UK and Ireland, Nokia , UK
Checkmate, Forum-Shoppers: How Uniform Rules of Procedure Can End The Beit Din Selection Stalemate
Ben Turin, General Counsel and Director of Public Affairs, Kars 4 Kids Inc, USA
Owner In-House Counsel Concerns in Large Construction Contracts
Shannon Onook, Senior Legal Counsel, TransCanada Corporation, Canada
Protection of Confidential Information and The Competition Authorities – A South African Perspective
Nordely Wright , Product Developer- Plant and Soil Health, Oro Agri SA (Pty) Ltd., South Africa
Foreign Court Judgements and International Arbitration Awards Enforcement
Natalya Seyalova, Sr. Legal Counsel AEM, HeidelbergCement AG, Germany
The Wates Principles: Corporate Governance in Large Private Companies
Emiliano Berti, Head of Legal and Compliance, Europe, Nokia Corporation, Italy
Interpretation of the Principle of Stability Applicable to the Terms Governing Subsoil Use in the Context of Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Nurzhan Kakimov, First Level Lawyer, Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. , Kazakhstan

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