You Should Fear The Regulator, GCs Say

Law360, New York (April 15, 2014, 12:05 AM ET) -- Corporations devoted more time and money to fighting regulatory challenges in 2013, a trend that general counsel say shows no sign of slowing.

Among the findings of the 2013 Annual Litigation Trends Survey commissioned by Norton Rose Fulbright, was a sharp rise in the percentage of companies facing one or more regulatory matters last year, and a corresponding rise in disquiet about regulatory matters and investigations.

Nearly 20 percent of survey respondents said their companies faced a regulatory investigation matter last year, up from 9 percent...
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