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Corporate Counsel
12 Jun 2018
Counsel must play role in evolving governance structure
With board directors and corporate officers being portrayed in media and culture as lacking trust and honesty, there is a pressing need to re-evaluate...
AMP
12 Jun 2018
Former HSF partner takes up AMP position
AMP Limited has revealed a former Herbert Smith Freehills partner has been appointed non-executive director as the company continues its “board rene...
5 Jun 2018
Tech roadmaps needed for efficient in-house operation
In the face of demands for greater productivity and new regulatory hurdles to navigate, corporate counsel must be on top of their technological proces...
29 May 2018
In-house lawyers are not ‘gatekeepers’ of corporate conscience
Speaking to Lawyers Weekly, Canon Australia chief legal counsel David Field said the primary role of in-house lawyers is to positively influence for b...
28 May 2018
Deutsche Bank puts positive spin on litigation
Global financial powerhouse Deutsche Bank has announced that it will cut 7,000 jobs and has recorded a significant financial loss, but has positioned ...
22 May 2018
Firms more generous than in-house with salary raises
New findings from a global professional recruitment group have shown that while more in-house lawyers will receive pay rises in their next employment ...
22 May 2018
Standing up for LGBTI rights no different in-house
Issues facing LGBTI lawyers arise no matter the workplace, and corporate counsel must be no different in doing what is right, according to a leading i...
10 May 2018
AMP confirms two class actions filed
Two class action lawsuits have been filed against AMP on behalf of shareholders, but the embattled financial giant says it will “vigorously defend ...
8 May 2018
In-house role in cybersecurity expected to increase
Corporate counsel across the globe are predicting that the duties of their legal departments with regard to cybersecurity will grow. Write com...
1 May 2018
Legal procurement having ‘profound, lasting’ impact, survey says
New findings from the United States show the substantial impact of legal procurement on the bottom line of a business. Write comment (0 Comme...
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