IACCM Australasia Conference 2018

By | Speaking

The International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) is holding its 2018 Australasia Conference in Brisbane on 30 May to 1 June.

The theme of this year’s event is “Collaborating Across Boundaries” and it promises to be an excellent 2 days of seminars and classes.  Steven will be hosting the Technology Keynote on Day 2.

Remaking Law Firms

By | Writing

Contributor to “Remaking Law Firms” by George Beaton and Imme Kaschner (2016), published by the American Bar Association.

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6 things modern GCs really want from their law firms

By | Writing

The role of the modern General Counsel is broader and, arguably, more challenging than ever before. The GC is the principal legal advisor to the client company, frequently chief compliance and risk officer, leader of the legal department and function, executive team member and general commercial advisor, as well as coach, mentor and counsellor.

Today’s GCs, regardless of the size of the law department, are constantly looking for ways to improve department performance, deliver even better legal services, find cost efficiencies and liberate staff time to spend on strategic, value-add or personal growth and development projects……

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Law Department Leading Practices in Contract Management

By | Writing

Steven Walker, Vice President & South Pacific Counsel for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, South Pacific

1. Smart Solutions for Contracting

HPE’s Office of the General Counsel (OGC) identifies technology and innovation as a cornerstone of its strategy, and invests in sophisticated solutions to support and enable how it delivers services for the contracting process lifecycle for HPE’s direct-to-customer products and services business. Steven Walker, Vice President and South Pacific Counsel for HPE in Australia and New Zealand, explains that the difference between how the OGC delivers these core services a few years ago and today is “night and day”……..

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