Corporate counsel

EQUALITY

In-house counsel value LGBTQ inclusion

Law firms and major corporates have upped their game in terms of LGBTQ inclusion, according to research from The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index.

DATA

Businesses must limit data to manage litigation costs better

Managing eDiscovery in the age of distributed data, mobile devices and explosive data growth is complicated. But companies can take steps to minimise their data, cutting costs and making litigation more efficient, says Peter Ostrega of Consili.

AROUND THE HOUSE

Around the house

A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.

DIVERSITY

Minority lawyers do not make it to the top in law firms

Minority lawyers now make up a record high of 16 per cent of law firms but remain few and far between at the top with only 9 per cent of law partners people of colour, according to data from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.

REGULATION

SEC hires general counsel from company under investigation

Former TIAA general counsel Paul Cellupica has been hired by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) at a time TIAA is under scrutiny from a NY State Attorney General investigation and a pending SEC whistleblower complaint.