Chief legal officers most concerned about ethics and compliance, regulatory changes

A new ACC survey has identified top of mind issues, top priorities for legal leaders around the world

As today’s general counsel are charged with increasing profits and productivity within their organizations, the most pressing issues keeping chief legal officers up at night are ethics and compliance, regulatory changes and information privacy.

According to the Chief Legal Officers (CLO) 2014 Survey from the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), ethics and compliance (88 percent), regulatory or government changes (83 percent) and information privacy (79 percent) are top of mind issues for CLOs around the world. In addition, protection of intellectual property (74 percent), data breaches and protection (72 percent), technology developments (62 percent), social media management/governance (59 percent) and mergers and acquisitions (59 percent) followed close behind.

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Erin E. Harrison

Erin E. Harrison is the Editor in Chief of InsideCounsel magazine. Harrison’s professional background includes extensive expertise in both print and online media, highlighted by...

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