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The State of Global Legal Operations 2019: CLOC Las Vegas

One of the clearest signs that legal operations is continuing to grow in both relevance and prevalence is the 2000+ attendance size at this year’s CLOC 2019 in Las Vegas. A grand physical demonstration of this burgeoning field, expanding community and of its mounting influence.

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Riding the legal op(portunitie)s wave

In the Corporate Counsel feature section of Lawyers Weekly Autumn 2019 edition, Jenny Rees contributed to an article titled: Riding the Legal Op(portunitie)s Wave.

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You’ve got a panel but have you got “Rules of Engagement”?

Excellent face value hourly rates and fixed fees are useless without structured Rules of Engagement which apply to the legal team, internal clients and panel lawyers.

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Putting the lawyer first

Lawyers have always been good at advocating their client’s interests and holding a higher duty to the court. But they haven’t always been good at looking after themselves. We speak with Steven Baker, Lawyer Care & Development Manager at LOD in London about how the team puts our lawyers first.

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Lessons for in-house lawyers from the Australian financial services industry on Risk & Compliance management

Australia’s Banking Royal Commission and APRA’s Prudential Inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have highlighted the considerable influence an organisation’s approach to Risk & Compliance management has on its ability to manage misconduct. And these lessons are not just limited to the financial services industry – all industries and organisations, in both Australia and NZ, can learn from the challenges experienced by financial institutions in achieving effective Risk & Compliance management practices.


Trends in compliance – 2019 and beyond

As we enter 2019, it’s clear that compliance is no longer viewed as the box ticking exercise or the “corporate cop”. CEOs no longer see compliance as a cost centre to be minimised, but rather a key risk management tool.  How companies manage compliance and how they resource their compliance efforts is a conversation that will continue well into 2019 and beyond. Richard Herrera, a compliance specialist, looks at some trends both globally and then focusing in on Australia following the Royal Commission.

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Asian-mena Counsel – March 2019: Deals of the Year Report 2018

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