Monday 30 January 2012
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Two columns contributed by the IBA Corporate Counsel Forum Editorial Advisory Board: Mary Heaney discusses the growing concern of legal spend for in-house teams, and Eduardo Reyes considers how best to engage and motivate corporate counsel.
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‘Wait-and-see’ for lawyers in the Gulf
Ben Rigby assesses the impact of the Arab Spring on expatriate and local lawyers.
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Can corporates do pro bono?
Law firms have always outstripped in-housers when it comes to pro bono, but a new era of partnership could change this.
UK Bribery Act guidance
In-house lawyers may welcome the UK government’s guidance on complying with the country’s new Bribery Act, but some corporate counsel may be disappointed by a lack of clarity.
Analysis - Second to none
Corporate counsel are looking for external lawyers to deliver more for less. Ben Rigby assesses whether or not secondments are the answer.