General Counsel must ensure processes exist to discover and deter anti-competitive behaviour The increasingly high profile of competition regulation and regulators, and headlines detailing the dramatic success of anti-cartel and leniency investigations and applications, are prompting in-house lawyers to encourage greater emphasis on compliance and training within their business, participants stated at a recent In-House […]
The upturn in disputes as a result of the global economic crisis is placing pressure on the international arbitration community to speed up processes and reduce costs, and is seeing in-house counsel increasingly take more control of disputes, experts heard at a Master Class organised by Iberian Lawyer with Kluwer Law International in Madrid recently.
Law firms need to embrace change, participants at a recent Iberian Lawyer forum heard, to look at their working practices and how they deliver their services
Speaking at the first Iberian Lawyer In-House Club meeting of 2009, Gonzalo Ferná¡ndez, Chief Administrative Officer at RBC Dexia Investor Services in Spain, sparked a hot debate by asking whether the economic crisis is likely to further increase the pressure on law firms to abandon billing by the hour.
An especially invited panel of arbitration experts attended an Iberian Lawyer Master Class in Buenos Aires recently, sponsored by Kluwer Law International and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, organised to coincide with the International Bar Association’s Annual Conference, to debate the challenges facing the arbitration community in Latin America.
Participants at a recent Iberian Lawyer Master Class debated the merits of the directories, and managing the submission and ranking processes involved.