CEOs, CFOs, HR managers, Heads of public institutions... the coronavirus pandemic has forced boardrooms to go into crisis-management mode. Will the lockdown be swift and decisive, or should we expect the worst? Corporate leaders are mobilizing their human and financial capital in an effort to steer their companies through the storm.

Crisis Management: Challenges & Solutions

CEOs, CFOs, HR managers, Heads of public institutions... the coronavirus pandemic has forced boardrooms to go into crisis-management mode. Will the lockdown be swift and decisive, or should we expect the worst? Corporate leaders are mobilizing their human and financial capital in an effort to steer their companies through the storm.

As crowds thronged to watch the crystal ball drop in Times Square or see the fireworks display over Sydney Harbour on December 31st, few - if any - of those ringing-in the new decade would have predicted the grim situation the globe would be facing by Easter: more than half of the world's population in lockdown, 100,000 dead, stock market turmoil… In Covid-19, companies face a challenge like none they have ever encountered.

Expecting the Unexpected

As crowds thronged to watch the crystal ball drop in Times Square or see the fireworks display over Sydney Harbour on December 31st, few - if any - of those ringing-in the new decade would have predicted the grim situation the globe would be facing b...

Leaders League spoke to Vicente Huertas Pardo, CEO of Minsait Portugal about the keys to effective leadership in a time of crisis.

The Seven Key Elements of Effective Leadership in a Crisis

Leaders League spoke to Vicente Huertas Pardo, CEO of Minsait Portugal about the keys to effective leadership in a time of crisis.

When it comes to NewLaw in Peru, Niubox is one of the pioneers. Here an interview with his founding partner Oscar Montezuma, where he shares with us how this unprecedented crisis is impacting his firm work.

“I expect radical changes in the delivery of legal services in the aftermath of Covid-19’’

When it comes to NewLaw in Peru, Niubox is one of the pioneers. Here an interview with his founding partner Oscar Montezuma, where he shares with us how this unprecedented crisis is impacting his firm work.

The coronavirus means managers must make strategic financial decisions and support their teams in an uncertain environment. David Mahé, founder of HR consultancy Human & Work, shares his thoughts on an eventful couple of weeks. In his opinion, the mobilization of employees and time devoted to customers will prove to be crucial if the consultancy is to emerge from this crisis relatively unscathed.

"The state can do a lot, but it’s not Santa Claus"

The coronavirus means managers must make strategic financial decisions and support their teams in an uncertain environment. David Mahé, founder of HR consultancy Human & Work, shares his thoughts on an eventful couple of weeks. In his opinion, th...

Thierry Pilenko is one of the foremost experts in the oil and gas industry and chairman of C&S Partners' advisory board. Here he delivers his insight into the current oil crisis, the damage Covid-19 has done to the industry and discusses the action to take to minimize its impact.

“It will take two to three years for the oil and gas industry to recover’’

Thierry Pilenko is one of the foremost experts in the oil and gas industry and chairman of C&S Partners' advisory board. Here he delivers his insight into the current oil crisis, the damage Covid-19 has done to the industry and discusses the acti...

With more than 250 lawyers, Estudio Muñiz is the biggest law firm in Peru. Mauricio Olaya, principal partner and head of the corporate department, shares his views about the Covid-19 impact in Peru and how the government reacted.

“Covid-19 Is affecting almost all sectors of the Peruvian economy”

With more than 250 lawyers, Estudio Muñiz is the biggest law firm in Peru. Mauricio Olaya, principal partner and head of the corporate department, shares his views about the Covid-19 impact in Peru and how the government reacted.

Founding partner of law firm Bragard, Jean Jacques Bragard, gives us his insight on the different measures Uruguay has taken since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.

“This crisis has shown there is plenty of scope for law firms to work more efficiently”

Founding partner of law firm Bragard, Jean Jacques Bragard, gives us his insight on the different measures Uruguay has taken since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.

France’s inter-ministerial committee on industrial restructuring (CIRI) supports companies with more than 400 employees. These are the ones being hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis. Its secretary general, Louis Margueritte, draws up an initial assessment of the situation.

"We are not in a situation of credit-access disruption"

France’s inter-ministerial committee on industrial restructuring (CIRI) supports companies with more than 400 employees. These are the ones being hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis. Its secretary general, Louis Margueritte, draws up an initial assess...

Pedro Novoa, founding partner of MS Legal, a boutique firm specializing in data protection, gives us some interesting insights into the role fintechs and banks are playing during the unfolding Covid-19 crisis in Colombia.

‘‘Fintechs provide customers with an opportunity to obtain credit at this difficult time”

Pedro Novoa, founding partner of MS Legal, a boutique firm specializing in data protection, gives us some interesting insights into the role fintechs and banks are playing during the unfolding Covid-19 crisis in Colombia.

Juggling the need to maintain economic activity with lockdown measures, i.e. balancing health and economic considerations, Laurent Berger, the secretary general of France’s biggest trade union, the CFDT, has called on management and the authorities to consult workers before making decisions during Covid-19 that will impact people’s lives for years to come.

"Public consultation is not a hindrance but a question of safety"

Juggling the need to maintain economic activity with lockdown measures, i.e. balancing health and economic considerations, Laurent Berger, the secretary general of France’s biggest trade union, the CFDT, has called on management and the authorities t...

Usually, communication in companies is the first adjustment variable, however companies should not forget that a lack of communication can drive clients away.  Ian Badiola, managing partner of Audentia, a legal communication and marketing consulting firm based in Chile, shares his thoughts on how law firms should manage their communications strategy during a crisis such as Covid-19.

“Replace the face-to-face relationships with content distribution platforms that put them at the forefront of their service cate

Usually, communication in companies is the first adjustment variable, however companies should not forget that a lack of communication can drive clients away. Ian Badiola, managing partner of Audentia, a legal communication and marketing consulting...

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