GCs Expect Regulatory Legal Bills To Keep Rising In 2014

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT) -- Legal practices focused on regulatory compliance have unmatched growth prospects in 2014, as businesses confront stronger government oversight of health care, financial services and other sectors, although the $5.9 billion in projected income is below prerecession levels, according to a new survey of corporate counsel.

The need for regulatory expertise will cut across many industries, and this stems from recently passed laws and from increasingly common corporate activities, such as the use of social media, that implicate longstanding statutes in new ways, according to the BTI...
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