Opportunities For Regulatory Work To Grow In 2010

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 12:32 PM EDT) -- Regulatory issues are the single biggest concern keeping corporate legal officers awake at night, but that's good news for firms desperately seeking signs of growth, with a recent spike in regulatory counsel spending projected to accelerate in 2010, according to a new report on corporate legal spending by the BTI Consulting Group Inc. (Wellesley, Mass.)

Despite a 10.8 percent dip in the average company's legal budget in 2009, the portion of those funds being spent on regulatory counsel has inched up almost 2 percent since 2008,...
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