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  • DIVERSITY

    General counsel diversity demand paying off

    04 September 2019

    General counsel can be well-pleased by their outside counsel diversity response as 64 law firms announced as Mansfield Rule 2.0 certified.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    04 September 2019

    Topping the shopping list of general counsel this week, Asda gc heads to Amazon as grocer starts shopping around for his replacement.

  • LITIGATION

    Amazon courts trouble

    28 August 2019

    Legal defence falls flat as platform swamped with products which violate FDA regulations says Wall Street Journal report.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Trio of general counsel in controversial departures

    28 August 2019

    Boardroom battle, regulatory probes and an arrest in controversial but unrelated departures of trio of general counsel in America's arms, oil and movie industries.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    28 August 2019

    Australian general counsel swaps big role while American Airlines sees a new general counsel landing the top spot.

  • SEXUAL ASSAULT

    Whistleblower centre promises top legal access

    28 August 2019

    Illinois corporate whistleblower centre warnings over workplace sexual assault as it appeals to any woman in healthcare who is a victim and offers access to national legal experise.

  • 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.


 

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