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Study: Companies Want Smaller Firms, But Have Trouble Finding Them

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Large companies increasingly want to work with smaller, more innovative law firms but have trouble finding them due to over-reliance on personal connections, according to a new survey reported by Courthouse News Service.

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Regulatory Whirlwind 2018: What’s Ahead for Third-Party Risk Management?

Regulatory Whirlwind 2018: What’s Ahead for Third-Party Risk Management?

Webinar, Jan. 25, 1 p.m. EST
NAVEX Global will present a complimentary webinar on recent and anticipated enforcement and regulatory changes as they concern third-party risk.

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Download: How to Prepare Your Business for 2018 GDPR Requirements

Download: How to Prepare Your Business for 2018 GDPR Requirements

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In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect, requiring companies that do business in Europe to adjust their strategies for data management.

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Former American Airlines General Counsel Recalls Turbulent Years

Former American Airlines General Counsel Recalls Turbulent Years

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The Dallas Business Journal looks inside “Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines’ Battle for Survival,” scheduled for release in February.

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Uber Ex-GC Involved in Data-Hiding System to Foil Police Raids: Sources

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Bloomberg, citing three people with knowledge of the system, reports that, between spring 2015 until late 2016, Uber used a system designed to thwart police raids in foreign countries.

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Invitation: The Strategic-Asset GC, February 12, Washington, DC

Invitation: The Strategic-Asset GC, February 12, Washington, DC

Event, Feb. 12, 2018, Washington, DC
This exclusive, one-day event hosted by the National Association of Corporate Directors seeks to help GCs to better align themselves with director expectations, as well as elevate their role in the boardroom

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Free eBook: The In-House Counsel’s Guide to Change Management

Free eBook: The In-House Counsel’s Guide to Change Management

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The LawGeex book dozens of interviews and real-life experiences from a host of industry leaders, including Pearson, Telstra, Avis Budget Group, NetApp, L’Oreal, Microsoft, Cisco, Google and many more.

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Download: Legal Benchmarks for Compliance Program Success

Download: Legal Benchmarks for Compliance Program Success

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The new Navex report includes best-practice recommendations and discusses how legal departments view compliance training, third-party due diligence and policy and procedure management.

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New Uber GC to Staff: Cut Out the Surveillance

New Uber GC to Staff: Cut Out the Surveillance

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Just days into his new job as chief legal officer at Uber, Tony West sent an email to the firm’s security team telling them to stop any competitive intelligence projects that included surveilling individuals, reports Recode.

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Law Department Operations Survey Report & Webinar

Law Department Operations Survey Report & Webinar

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Blickstein Group, in cooperation with Consilio, has surveyed hundreds of law departments solely on the operations function to provide benchmarks that are useful to all law departments.

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Webinar: Legal Insights into Ethics & Compliance

Webinar: Legal Insights into Ethics & Compliance

Webinar, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
NAVEX Global will present a webinar to launch a new role-based Ethics & Compliance Benchmark Report for Legal Professionals.

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Year-End Reality Check: The Path to Efficiency

Year-End Reality Check: The Path to Efficiency

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Lightning-fast automation, policy enforcement, and true oversight will help you get the most out of end-of-quarter initiatives without taking on unnecessary risk, Conga says in a new eBook that is available for downloading.

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Ex-WellCare General Counsel Gets Six Months in U.S. Prison

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A former general counsel of insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc. has been sentenced to six months in prison for making a false statement to Florida’s Medicaid program, Reuters reports.

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Apple’s New GC Welcomed With Multimillion-Dollar Bonus Package

Apple’s New GC Welcomed With Multimillion-Dollar Bonus Package

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Apple’s incoming chief lawyer Katherine Adams has received a bonus package in the form of restricted stock units, or RSUs, according to a mandatory disclosure filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this week, reports Mac Rumors.

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Day Pitney’s Washington Office Represents International Spy Museum Pro Bono

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Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has entered into an agreement to serve as pro bono outside general counsel for the International Spy Museum.

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Benchmark Report: Learn How Your Peers Manage Third-Party Risk

Benchmark Report: Learn How Your Peers Manage Third-Party Risk

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The NAVEX study, which includes information from more than 400 professionals, offers guidance on the approach to third-party risk management that organizations find most effective, how they are using outside providers to assist with third-party due diligence, if automated due diligence affects ROI, and more.

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What is Legal Entity Management? Beyond Corporate Secretary Functions

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Berkman Solutions has posted a new quick guide for corporate counsel and business lawyers on Legal Entity Management. This article explains how to use legal entity management and corporate secretary functions to deliver more value for the organization.

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PREX17 Insights on Building a Preservation Game Plan That is Litigation-Ready

PREX17 Insights on Building a Preservation Game Plan That is Litigation-Ready

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The Zapproved guide is intended to provide practical tips aimed at helping legal operations teams preserve relevant data, release legal holds and manage clear preservation workflows.

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2017 In-House Benchmarking Report Just Released

2017 In-House Benchmarking Report Just Released

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This year’s Exterro benchmarking report shows the areas of focus that corporate legal teams are homing in on in the hopes of gaining the kind of control that will bring efficiency.

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Maximizing Impact of In-House Counsel Resources with Cloud-Based Matter Management

Maximizing Impact of In-House Counsel Resources with Cloud-Based Matter Management

Event, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. EST
AdvoLogix will present a complimentary webinar designed to help participants learn strategies that legal teams today can employ to streamline matter intake, triage, prioritization, and assignment.

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