The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Foundation, in collaboration with Ernst & Young, has presented the “2022 State of Cybersecurity Report, an in-house perspective”. The report shows that 84% of companies now give the chief legal officer (CLO) a key role in the organization’s cybersecurity strategy. The report also covers a broad range of cybersecurity activities: […]
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The “2022 Trends in Legal Transformation and Technology Report” shows that while legal departments have made progress in their digital transformation efforts, the results indicate that there is still significant margin for improvement in internal processes. While tech digitization is having a profound impact on the legal industry, a majority of legal professionals say they are […]
The Association of Corporate Counsel and Major, Lindsey & Africa have announced the publication of their annual legal industry benchmarking survey. This third report reveals a shift in the distribution of in-house legal spending, driven primarily by smaller firms. In addition, compared to last year, more departments moved work in-house in the areas of due […]
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), in collaboration with Deloitte, released the first edition of “An Inside Look at Legal Entity Management Practices.” With over 500 organizations responding, this report provides a detailed analysis into legal entity management, also known as subsidiary governance. Among a number of key findings in the survey, the results clearly […]
Following the online voting, the professionals and teams who have distinguished themselves over the last year have been chosen. A complete list of finalists for the Legalcommunity Awards Switzerland 2022 is now available here. The Award Ceremony will be taking place during the Gala Dinner on 05th of May 2022 in Zurich. In collaboration with the European Chapter […]
With growing amounts of data to review, a variety of third parties to work with, and an evolving set of e-discovery, compliance, incident response, information governance, and data privacy requirements, corporate counsel must leverage technology to adequately protect and serve their organization. Over 50 percent of respondents expressed interest in buying legal software in the next […]
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other organisations through information, education, networking, and advocacy, have appointed 3 country representatives for Switzerland. Christian Haitz Christian Haitz (pictured left) is the ACC Country Representative for German-speaking Switzerland since 2020. He is currently serving as general counsel corporate and m&a of gategroup, a global company […]
In the time that diversity and inclusion have been a main focus for many businesses, the legal community leaders have been very vocal about their role in providing a more inclusive workplace for all their employees. However, a survey done by the ACC and Major Lindsey & Africa showed that only 29% of legal departments […]
Many companies are slow to retain and preserve online data. Surveyed by the ACC 71.6% of lawyers rated their organization “immature” or “intermediate”.
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) announced the formal launch of its new Data Steward Program (DSP) – the legal industry’s first and most comprehensive data security evaluation and accreditation program specifically designed for law firms and their corporate law department clients.