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Trump Global Report Card
Laurence Simons
Trump Global Report Card
As President Trump nears 100 days in office, Laurence Simons examines the impact he’s had so far in the legal industry....
03/04/2017
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Are German General Counsels prepared for the GDPR?
Nicola Elsner
Are German General Counsels prepared for the GDPR?
In recent blogs we’ve talked about the impact that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have on in hou...
16/02/2017
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Why American GCs should focus on expanding the role of allied professionals
Clare Butler
Why American GCs should focus on expanding the role of allied professionals
In recent years, a number of professionals have begun to challenge the use of the term ‘non-legal’, which many cl...
13/02/2017
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Law Report - how EU regulations are changing employment patterns
Laurence Simons
Law Report - how EU regulations are changing employment patterns
We have partnered with Vacancy Soft to produce this report which addresses the patterns observed in legal vacancies across Eu...
31/01/2017
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US GCs favor midsized firms for outside work
Clare Butler
US GCs favor midsized firms for outside work
The trend of reducing reliance on BigLaw firms has been growing in recent years, and according to a recent report, midsized f...
25/01/2017
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The expanding role of the General Counsel
Laurence Simons
The expanding role of the General Counsel
There’s little doubt that the role of the General Counsel is expanding and this is an area we have covered in detail re...
06/01/2017
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How are US GCs responding to shrinking legal budgets?
Clare Butler
How are US GCs responding to shrinking legal budgets?
We’ve discussed the fairly stagnant nature of legal budgets, and the expectation of in house legal professionals to &ls...
08/12/2016
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There are still too few female general counsels
Laurence Simons
There are still too few female general counsels
It’s long been known that females are, in general, under-represented in senior positions in the legal profession, but g...
29/11/2016
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Benelux GCs least prepared for new data sharing regulations
Laurence Simons
Benelux GCs least prepared for new data sharing regulations
With the threat and sophistication of cyber-attacks growing rapidly, data protection is becoming an ever more pressing issue ...
31/10/2016
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Why US GCs need to prepare for new EU Data-Transfer regulations
Clare Butler
Why US GCs need to prepare for new EU Data-Transfer regulations
There is no doubt that data laws and privacy are two topics of growing concern for US General Counsels, with the scale of hig...
10/10/2016
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General Counsel take the lead
Laurence Simons
General Counsel take the lead
Recently we’ve talked extensively about the shifting role of the General Counsel and their growing importance in leader...
30/09/2016
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Which markets are the most lucrative for American General Counsel?
Clare Butler
Which markets are the most lucrative for American General Counsel?
Many general counsels are lured away from senior positions in Biglaw firms with the promise of comparable pay and considerabl...
12/08/2016
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Guidance on climbing the GC career ladder
Laurence Simons
Guidance on climbing the GC career ladder
Unlike the career progression for professionals in private practice, which entails a stepping up a series of clearly defined ...
01/08/2016
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