“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

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

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2020: In-House (and House) Turned Upside Down
Nicolas Vielliard, Senior Counsel , Shawcor , Netherlands
Viviane Bordin Vielliard , Independent Legal Consultant , PostNL , Netherlands
Covid-19 - Trends and Impact on Labor Market
Claudia Marufuji, Legal Director, Flextronics International Tecnologia , Brazil
EU Towercos or Making the Utmost Value of Current Infrastructures: Eventual Competition Concerns
Xanthi Bitzidou, Senior Lawyer, E.E.T.T, Greece
Freedom to Operate Conundrum
Madelein Kleyn, CEO Mad K IP Consulting, Mad K IP Consulting (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
How to Save a Deal: Trends in Negotiating M&A Deal Financials in a World Ever More Full of Uncertainty
Christopher Pierson, Senior Legal Counsel, Airbus, France
Camelia Gardot, Senior Compliance Manager, Airbus, France
International Personal Data Transfers after Schrems II
Leszek Sytniewski, In-house Legal Counsel, Objectivity Ltd., Poland
Key Learnings for In-House Legal Counsel from the Covid-19 Pandemic
Veronica Aina Oyetunde, Contracts Specialist, Dangote Industries Limited, Nigeria
Some Reflections on Insurance Guarantee Schemes Compatibility with EU’s Constitutional Protections of Business and Property
Michael Lanser, Senior Legal Counsel, Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Company, Sweden
Why Leadership with Integrity is Crucial to Achieving Sustainable Business Practices for Corporations:
How the In-House Legal Function May Serve as a Driving Factor in Promoting Sustainable Value

Klemen Kreča, Legal Corporate and Investment Banking Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Scandinavia, Banco Santander, S.A., Germany
Timo Matthias Spitzer, Head of Legal Corporate and Investment Banking Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Scandinavia, Banco Santander, SA., Germany

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Vice President
Maybank, Malaysia
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General Counsel/Head IP
Shell International B.V., Netherlands
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Head Legal Global Corporate
Zurich Insurance Company, Switzerland
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Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc., USA
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Fingerprints, Sweden
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DFW Asian American Citzens Council, USA
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