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The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

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July 9, 2020 | 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM CEST
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Members: There is no fee to attend. Open to in-house counsel only.
Non-members: Open to in-house counsels only

Overview (Program Summary)

Until the recent COVID-19 crisis and lockdowns, Work From Home (WFH) was a practice seemingly limited to industries such as IT/Technologies or professions.

Occasionally, one would hear about a few legal departments that have implemented a WFH policy and becoming believers of the benefits of such practice. Studies show convincingly that WFH provides the flexibility to stimulate employee productivity and morale, it also heightens the in-house legal department’s ability to attract and retain top talent. 

Whilst a majority of general counsels were still sceptical of how WFH could work for their 'client oriented' legal departments, the worldwide pandemic has acted as a catalyst for substantial organizational and societal changes in the way in-house counsels work, interact and support their clients. WFH has become a matter of course and it requires in-house counsels to develop new soft skills.

This roundtable will discuss the legislation in Switzerland. 

How do we  navigate this 'new normal'? Join us on Thursday 9 July 2020, for a 90 min virtual roundtable to discuss:

Learn from your peers: My WFH journey....
Speaker: Shannon Thyme Klinger, Group General Counsel, Novartis and Anthony McQuillan, Vice-President Legal & Compliance EMEA, Medtronic International 

Lead the Law: What are the legal environment and the avenues in Switzerland? 
Speaker: Sara Dousset, Counsel, Mangeat Attorneys at Law LLC

Lead Yourself: Is the virtual in-house counsel a myth or a reality?
Speakers: Naveen Tuli, Managing Partner EMEA & APAC and Tanja Albers, Managing Director EMEA, Major Lindsey & Africa 

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