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  • APPOINTMENTS

    Facebook new general counsel brings experience and baggage

    24 April 2019

    Media highlights past work as Facebook announces Jennifer Newstead as general counsel, overseeing the company's global legal functions.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    24 April 2019

    Houston Rockets net their new general counsel in-house amongst the postings around the house this week.

  • ANTITRUST

    Antitrust's crime and punishment

    17 April 2019

    Global antitrust trends see politicisation and digital economy posing risks as regulators up policing and enforcement.

  • IN-HOUSE STUDY

    Oz in-house under pressure

    17 April 2019

    In-house Australia expects a year of risk, elevated expectations, reduced resources and a strict need to focus on bringing value to their firms.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    17 April 2019

    High-powered women rule the moves in a women-only list around the house this week.

  • CLASS ACTION

    Data privacy next wave in class action spending

    17 April 2019

    In-house survey reveals class action defence more complicated more expensive than ever, highlights data privacy as next spending wave.

  • SCANDAL

    Former Hertz general counsel rebuffs demand

    10 April 2019

    Hertz demand to former general counsel and other executives return $70 million arising from accounting scandal is rebuffed.

  • INSIDER TRADING

    Former SeaWorld lawyer insider trading charge

    10 April 2019

    SEC charges ex-SeaWorld associate general counsel who bought shares day after receiving confidential earnings draft with insider trading.

  • BANKRUPTCY

    PG&E lawyers and regulators in battle of the budgets

    10 April 2019

    Pacific Gas and Electric Co lawyers paid over $8o million to outside law firms, while California utility regulators want $28 million to pay for help.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    10 April 2019

    Not necessarily all's well that ends well in this week's in-house moves, as Wells Fargo ceo steps aside for general counsel as interim ceo.


 

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