Legal Musings

Legal Musings
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Innovation is coming…

Sarwa’s chief compliance officer writes about the evolution of the workforce and how it is positively disrupting the investment world. Disruption is happening all around us. There is a systemic but rapid shift from traditional careers...

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Time for confession…

How can regulated companies benefit from self-reporting? The chief compliance officer of Sarwa considers the pros and cons. Way back in 1738, a Dutch polymath called Daniel Bernoulli hypothesised that the expected value of any of...

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Robo-sapiens – the evolution of human technology

Values build a company’s culture, not the use of sophisticated technology and automated systems, writes the chief compliance officer of Sarwa. “The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do.” ― B. F....

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Evaluating the corporate strategy

Gregor Pannike highlights the key considerations of efficient corporate strategies for family conglomerates in the UAE. Prevalent regional economic volatility due to vulnerable and highly-elastic oil prices, the market size as well as swiftly-increasing competition within...

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Getting Cash Fit

The group head of legal talks about optimising management of receivables in volatile and emerging markets. Emerging markets such as the UAE entail by its very nature significant levels of volatility creating challenging business environments for...

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Building high-performance legal teams

Gregor Pannike of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group shares his thoughts on designing and nuturning a functional and efficient legal department within the organisation. Hiring and retaining excellent talent with strong academic background is only part...

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Strengthening leadership among lawyers

In-house lawyers can do more than just provide legal advice. Linda Mouaz shares her insight on rising to the role of being a business leader within the organisation. In-house lawyers acting as business leaders is quite...

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Diverse and bold recruitment

Linda Mouaz shares her experience and simple, yet essential practical tips in building and leading a diverse and inclusive in-house legal team. I have a cosmopolitan legal team comprising of the nationalities Indian, Filipino, Egyptian, Iranian,...

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Corporate Compliance: Judgment, Ethics and Integrity

In-house legal counsel are not only the gatekeepers of the company which employs them. They also protect its assets, culture and values. When I joined Nestlé Middle East, it was the first time in my legal...

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Developing lawyers for the future

We need to adapt to the new ways of learning, even if it means ditching the traditional class-based mode of learning,” writes the head of legal of Aggreko. The role of the in-house lawyer is evolving....

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