Corporate counsel

CYBERSECURITY

Cyber reasons to be uncheerful

Financial firms report Cyberattacks only fourth most common cyber incident as massive increase in cyber incidents reported to the regulator.

LEGAL MANAGEMENT

Global legal spend under pressure

Four out of five companies plan to reduce their legal spend over the next two years, EY survey finds as organizations globally plan to reduce their legal function costs.

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Think-tank general counsel suspended

Minnesota think tank general counsel suspended and apologises for remarks in New York Times about Somali refugees as being “very visible.”

LEGAL OPERATIONS

European legal ops on the rise

Wolters Kluwer's ELM Solutions General Counsel Barometer reveals major expansion of legal operations in Europe.

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Quiet week around the house this week sees OYO Hotels welcome new China general counsel and a fintech firm showing unusual commitment to compliance.

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

In mining and cannabis sectors two companies are first-timers in hiring a general counsel, while a couple of counsel jump back over the fence to law firms.