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Who At Your Company Understands Legal Risk?

The U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner surveyed about a hundred general counsel, in-house counsel, risk and compliance officers, CEOs and directors world-wide, regarding […]

When Companies Need Cyber Insurance

Traditional corporate insurance, including standard CGL policies, are increasingly unlikely to cover cyber risks. Securing cyber insurance is key for most firms looking to […]

What Is “Productivity” In A Legal Department?

Efficiency is about doing things right, but productivity is about doing the right things, according to management expert Peter Drucker. Applying this concept to […]

Third Party At Meeting Doesn’t Always Destroy Privilege

How should an in-house attorney handle the situation when a third party shows up at a crucial meeting with a client? First, says Burns […]

In-House Jobs Difficult Adjustment For BigLaw Grads

Going to the in-house counsel environment from a major law firm can be a tough experience,  according to a recruiter who sometimes facilitates the […]

Tech E&O Insurance 101

A wide range of businesses could find themselves subject to liability claims not covered by traditional commercial general liability (CGL) policies. Here are the […]

Keep GC Out Of Compliance

General counsel should be kept separate from corporate compliance, as both functions are increasingly complex and competing interests frequently arise, says columnist Reynolds Holding […]

In-House Counsel: Economic Uncertainty and Regulation Biggest Threats to Organizational Growth

Cyber security breaches, fraud, corruption, supply chain problems were way down the list.

Managing the Risk of a Class Action

Class actions are up by 16 percent, according to a Carlton Fields survey, but there are strategies to control costs. Among the findings: Companies […]

GCs and Compliance Officers Battle for Turf

Survey: Compliance professionals say it’s a full time job — theirs. They don’t want to report to the GC either.