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  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    21 August 2019

    As the new academic year beckons, two universities hiring new general counsel go to the top of the class in this week's moves around the house.

  • IPO

    $900k general counsel may have her work cut out after IPO

    21 August 2019

    WeWork SEC filing ahead of IPO reveals absence of women on the board and potential exposure to foreign corruption… oh yes, and how much its general counsel earns.

  • ENVIRONMENT

    General counsel lack climate change leadership

    21 August 2019

    In-house legal teams see their role as advisory rather than leading or pioneering says Dutch research.

  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    General counsel criticises plea bargain in MeToo incident

    21 August 2019

    In-house counsel who filed a complaint against lawyer who “squeezed her butt” complains opposing counsel only received 'small slap on the wrist' for alleged assault.

  • RISK

    A new take on guns and butter

    14 August 2019

    According to the WSJ, some public companies are telling investors about how gun violence could affect their financial performance.

  • LITIGATION

    IP litigation spend skyrockets

    14 August 2019

    Spending by companies on IP litigation is on the rise with larger and more complex matters, MoFo survey finds.

  • LEADERSHIP

    Counsel quartet make Latina power list

    14 August 2019

    A quartet of Latina counsel make the cut as general counsel praises his deputy general counsel as she heads up the lawyers on the cross-industry list.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    14 August 2019

    Whether it's Spain or the US, transferring between in-house and private practice is in vogue this week, and so are in-house team promotions.

  • COMPLIANCE

    Swiss Bank learns the cost of non-compliance

    07 August 2019

    Bank which ignored advice from its compliance officer is slapped with a $10.6 million penalty.

  • FRAUD

    General counsel indefinitely suspended

    07 August 2019

    Bank general counsel caught up in “biggest” US bank collapse in 2017 to be indefinitely suspended after pleading guilty in bank fraud.


 

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