In-House Attys See Brighter Future For M&A Work

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT) -- While corporate legal expenditures are expected to fall in 2012, in-house attorneys project a modest increase in spending on mergers and acquisitions, a new report on corporate legal spending says.

Cash-rich companies are poised to invest and they will want M&A attorneys to ensure they are making smart moves and avoiding the myriad of pitfalls that lurk in a lagging economy and among stringent regulators, according to the Premium Practices Forecast 2012 report from The BTI Consulting Group Inc. (Wellesley, Mass.). This will translate into a...
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