Pressure To Control Costs Had GCs Down In 2012

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 2:01 PM EST) -- In-house counsel were less satisfied with their jobs in 2012 amid continued pressure to control legal costs and keep pace with a more aggressive regulatory environment, even as budgets began showing signs of life, according to an Association of Corporate Counsel survey released Wednesday.

In-house counsel have also flagged regulatory and governmental changes, information privacy and communication streams between senior management and legal departments as issues to watch in the upcoming year, the ACC said in its 2013 Chief Legal Officers survey.

“Fulfilling the dual role...
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