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5 Sep 2017
US lawyers warn CBA could face foreign regulatory action
The Commonwealth Bank could face enforcement action from US regulators over its alleged failure to comply with anti-money laundering laws, lawyers hav...
Clapping
31 Aug 2017
Governance Institute names new director
The Governance Institute of Australia has appointed a new director of policy and advocacy. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
29 Aug 2017
Legal Transformation: The New Playbook
Promoted by Plexus Most in-house legal functions continue to cling to outdated operating models with no transformation plan. They do so at their pe...
29 Aug 2017
Discerning legal buyers see through the tiers, survey shows
Recent research has indicated that experienced in-house counsel look beyond the mid-tier/top-tier distinction when briefing law firms. Write c...
28 Aug 2017
Conversations with corporate counsel: Why pro bono?
The Australian Pro Bono Centre has been meeting with in-house lawyers at a number of large corporations in Australia in recent weeks to support the de...
22 Aug 2017
In-house lawyers ‘punching above their weight’
In-house counsel are responding to increasing pressures by finding innovative ways to add value to their organisations, according to a survey. ...
15 Aug 2017
Corporate counsel cutting out the middle man
Research has shown that many in-house teams are briefing barristers directly, circumventing law firms. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 Aug 2017
Pressures of private practice bolstering in-house ranks
A report from Mahlab has highlighted the employment trends prompting lawyers of various levels of experience to consider careers in-house.   ...
1 Aug 2017
Driving in-house innovation
In-house teams need to treat innovation as a dedicated function within their organisation, according to a NewLaw firm. Write comment (0 Comme...
25 Jul 2017
Dick Smith Holdings faces legal action over share price shocks
Shareholders in the failed electronics company have commenced a class action against it. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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