Briefing

LOD Perspectives: Simon Hurst

21st July 2020

Nigel Rea is speaking with Simon Hurst, Head of Financial Services at SKYE, about the upcoming LIBOR transition. Prior to joining SYKE, Simon spent 15 years at Barclays, most recently he heading up transaction management for corporate banking. He qualified into the banking practice at Allen & Overy.

In this discussion, they talk about:

  • the importance of digitising your contract estate
  • how "new problems need a new solve"
  • the balancing act between risk and effort
  • the crucial collaborations between IT, legal and global info-security teams

This is part of new series, LOD Perspectives, which looks to get the "inside word from in-house counsel" around the world. Stay tuned for more episodes.

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