Hot topics and trends for in-house and outside counsel
Attorney Alerts are designed to assist both in-house and outside counsel in how to lead, navigate, and disrupt to tackle today’s complex legal and business issues. These email communications from Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory highlight articles and papers on topical issues.
Tackling today's legal and business issues
In this issue, we explore the benefits of diversity in the boardroom. As shared in the report 2017 board diversity survey: Seeing is believing, 300 board members and executives believe achieving greater diversity on corporate boards is a business imperative. The report examines the current state of today’s corporate boards and the need for boardrooms to become more diverse, not just demographically, but in skillset, perspectives, and experiences.
The state of the deal: M&A trends 2018
In this issue, we explore M&A trends 2018. More than 1,000 corporate executives and private equity investors have weighed in. Expect M&A activity to continue accelerating, with tech in the driver’s seat. Whether or not you focus directly on M&A law, the market’s optimism will likely have an impact on your business in the coming year. Read more in our annual comprehensive look at M&A activity.
The legal department of the future
In this issue, we explore the legal department of the future. Three key drivers are transforming legal from an internal law firm to a function that drives value for the business. See how disruptive trends are creating a new business model for in-house legal.
Overcoming threats and uncertainty
In this issue, we present findings from Deloitte’s 2017 global extended enterprise risk management (EERM) survey, which explores key focus areas to help organizations get more value from their extended enterprises. Almost all avenues for gaining competitive advantage also create risk, and this certainly holds true for the extended enterprise.
At the anti-corruption compliance crossroads
Many businesses feel a growing pressure to mitigate the risk of fraud, corruption, and other regulatory risks, while managing costs and reducing losses resulting from such activities. The pressure is coming from boards, management, shareholders, regulators, employees, and other constituents who are demanding that companies take these risks seriously. Compliance with growing regulatory and legal requirements, simply stated, is an inescapable duty.
Compliance modernization is no longer optional. It’s a broad mandate that spans the way the function is governed; the tools, technology, and analytics it uses; the number and nature of its connections to other parts of the business; the expectations assigned to it; and more. How evolved is your approach?
The future of risk: New game, new rules
New trends are emerging that could alter the risks your organization experiences and affect how you respond to and manage risk. The future of risk: New game, new rules profiles 10 trends that are impacting the entire nature of the risk discipline. Learn how you can lead your organization to harness these trends to become stronger, increase resilience, and power performance.
- November 2016: The complex relationship between CLOs
- March 2016: A crisis of confidence
- January 2016: 5 important questions about Global eDiscovery
- December 2015: Social media research in investigations
- July 2015: Responding to large scale litigation
- May 2015: Managing sanctions compliance
- March 2015: Litigation and Trial Intelligence
- January 2015: Reputation@Risk
- November 2014: Perspectives from today's CLOs
- September 2014: Wizards and trolls
- May 2014: Managing corruption risks in India
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How disruptive trends are creating a new business model for in-house legal