The secret to success
As economies become more global, and companies operate across more borders, in-house counsel can be key elements in a company's success. Elizabeth Wall reports on the in-house challenges of practising law globally
People have talked about globalisation for years, but, except for large multinationals, it was often more of a concept than a reality. The explosive growth of economies in places such as China and India, the development of the European Union (EU) and other multinational markets, and the success of the internet have now created truly global markets. Companies now sell goods and services across borders, and obtain raw materials and information from all over the world.
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