Also for Lindt, the Swiss chocolatier company founded in 1845 and known for its chocolate products, the pandemic represented an unprecedented situation. Ueli Hengartner, Head Legal Europe & Compliance Lindt, has taken part to Legalcommunity.ch initiative
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Home office, force majeure clauses, new tasks: for in-house lawyers these were probably the main implications during Covid-19 pandemic. As it was for Jasprit Sahnsi, Deputy General Counsel at Selecta and Board Member at Association of Corporate Counsel Europe
Kees van Ophem, executive vice president and global general counsel di Fresenius Medical Care tells MAG how since the pandemic exploded his work has changed, requiring the legal team a coordination at multiple levels: from clinics to manufacturing sites.
Jesús Castell, Head of Legal Debt & Restructuring at responsAbility Investments, has taken part to Legalcommunity.ch initiative «how are you coping with the pandemic?». He tells us how his work has changed and how he foresees the future of legal field.
From videoconferencing, to group calls or webinars, connecting virtually implies some challenges: the biggest one is to keep people engaged and interested.
Guenther Dobrauz, Partner at PwC Zurich and Leader of PwC Legal Switzerland, has taken part to legalcommunity.ch initiative «how are you coping with the pandemic?».
The Federal Council has decided that in derogation of the Civil Procedure Code, hearings in civil law proceedings may be held by video conference and in family law proceedings by video or telephone conference.
The pandemic is changing the way business relationship are being made in terms of interaction. That’s why general counsel role could be crucial in one particular aspect: reputational risk management.