What’s on the agenda for in-house lawyers in February 2019?

Brexit remains at the top of the agenda this month but in-house lawyers should also be keeping track of reforms to corporate governance, audit and employment law. Brexit planning It is difficult to predict the final terms on which the UK will leave the EU, and whether this will take place on 29 March 2019. …

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Key learnings from Carillion’s collapse

Towards the end of last year, Thomson Reuters hosted a NEDonBoard expert panel event on the key learnings from the collapse of Carillion. The panel was chaired by Olivier Garrigue, experienced Chairman and CEO, and included the Reuters journalist, Kate Holton, and Giles Boothman, a partner and restructuring lawyer at Ashurst. Lucinda Case, Managing Director …

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What’s on the agenda for in-house lawyers in January 2019?

In addition to Brexit planning, this month in-house lawyers should also be aware of new initiatives on corporate governance, tackling poor payment practices, and improving reporting on disability, mental health and wellbeing. Brexit planning Although Theresa May won a confidence vote to remain leader of the Conservative Party, there is still continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit …

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What’s on the agenda for in-house lawyers in December 2018?

Brexit planning dominates the agenda this month but in-house lawyers should also keep an eye on corporate governance reforms and two consultations on the future of audit. Despite the Cabinet reaching a collective decision that the government should agree the draft UK-EU withdrawal agreement and the outline political declaration, there is continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit. …

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