The General Counsel Summit 2012

Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 18, 2012
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Over 120 general counsel, senior business lawyers and influential thinkers will meet in October for an intelligent conversation on issues that are critical to the success of in-house counsel in business. Our events have always made a point of addressing major business issues rather than legal technicalities. It confronts not only general counsel's perspective but brings in viewpoints from major stakeholders and influential thinkers.

The world in context—what are the challenges of steering a straight course in today’s business environment and how do we expect the relationship between the business and the general counsel to evolve?

Social media and its discontent—what is legitimate for others ‘to know’? Are corporate legal departments set up to handle the challenges? And what new skills should they be prepared to acquire going forward?

The technology revolution and how it is changing the game—the legal world still has not caught up
with the 24-hour, rapid-response environment in which businesses are now expected to operate. What
are the major hurdles and how are general counsel addressing them?

Tomorrow's legal team—what will it look like? Are we speaking the same language? How to ditch the

Innovation—who needs it?


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