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    Top 5 Questions GCs Get Asked & How to Answer

    Bruce Breckenridge, Anna Mitchell and Molly SnaithLinklaters and BT

    Posted a year ago

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    Every in-house team knows that Competition Law tends to trigger similar patterns of questions. The Linklaters team are joined by guest star Bruce Breckenridge, General Counsel, Corporate, at BT, for a canter through the top five questions General Counsel are asked on Competition Law and how to answer.

    The team discuss how to conduct yourself in competitor meetings; merger clearance and how to manage expectations; best practice in managing investigations, including managing fees; managing document reviews, including maintaining legal privilege; how best to give advice in a business friendly way in light of the ambiguities. The team also discuss best mediums to deliver advice to the business and how to indicate levels of risk beyond percentages.

    “The more we know about your business, the easier it is get our advice as accurate as possible.”