North America

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.