Trust me, I’m a lawyer… technology and the evolving role of GCs

Trust me, I’m a lawyer… technology and the evolving role of GCs

Academic and Thinkers50 honouree Rachel Botsman is focused on trust. Of late, that focus has looked at how technology has shifted our understanding of trust and impacted on both our personal and professional lives. In particular, Botsman draws a distinction between ‘trust’ and ‘trustworthiness’. The former is generally thought of as a state of mind …

Beware the Black Swan

Beware the Black Swan

Imagine the worst: within the last 72 hours, your company has been hit by a major crisis. There may have been serious damage to the community in which you operate. Your customers may have suffered, people’s livelihoods may have been destroyed, the environment may be irretrievably damaged. Some of your employees and contractors may be …

Asia insight: Anti-corruption – Hunting dragons

Asia insight: Anti-corruption – Hunting dragons

Following our report last year on anti-corruption investigations in Asia, we teamed up with Simmons & Simmons to host a round table discussion and dinner for in-house lawyers to debate the subject in Hong Kong. In common with in-house lawyers everywhere, our guests have found anti-corruption, bribery and investigations to be an increasing and more …