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2017 May 17Newsroom
Corporate legal departments are adding legal operations functions, automating work to make time for higher-value projects, and harnessing technology to allow real-time access to metrics.
2017 May 01ACC Docket
Much like in Shakespearean plays, a government-driven investigation into company compliance can end as either a comedy or as a tragedy. To ensure the former, in-house counsel should work collaboratively with outside counsel to plan, establish, and execute an effective response plan. In doing so, the company can guarantee a positive relationship with federal regulators and avoid meeting a tragic Shakespearean demise.
Lincoln Financial Group’s Kirkland Hicks, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, on the Changing Role of the Chief Legal Officer
2017 Apr 18Chief Legal Officers
"The role has changed in terms of putting the general counsel in the crosshairs," says Hicks. "General counsel now are viewed as true gatekeepers by regulators and stakeholders. They are held accountable for business failures—there is greater risk, but there are many more rewards."
2017 Apr 14Resource Library
After much anticipation, on Wednesday 29 March 2017, the UK Government gave formal notice of the UK's intention to leave the EU. The UK and the other EU 27 Member States now have a two-year window in which to negotiate arrangements for the UK's withdrawal.