Wrestling with Volatility: How General Counsel are Adapting to a VUCA World

No Safety in Precedents

In today’s world, general counsel face an ever-increasing demand to manage exponentially more risks, involving greater complexity, in much shorter time frames and with more potential impact on business performance. It is a circle that cannot be squared.

This year’s Lex Mundi Summit in Amsterdam involving general counsel of multinational corporations and senior lawyers from Lex Mundi law firms focused on how VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) conditions are impacting expectations upon the general counsel. Through highly structured, interactive discussions, the Summit shed light on four key techniques that general counsel can apply to make their organizations more agile and effective:

In addition to the four topics above, the report elaborates the SCARF model for leading organizational change and concludes with supplements from Control Risks and Royal Dutch Shell.


For more information, please contact David Sanders, Lex Mundi Senior Business Development Manager.