AT A GLANCE
How did in-house legal departments manage during the global COVID-19 pandemic? Our annual survey examines the issues faced by corporate counsel, legal, and compliance officers in the United States and Europe through this past year of disruption.
- Cybersecurity and data privacy are top of mind as companies address vulnerabilities in connection with virtual work.
- The global pandemic exposed a new range of challenges in the areas of business interruption insurance claims, CARES Act or government aid compliance, and the MAC clause.
- Bet the company litigation remains high, driven by M&A disputes during the past twelve months.
- Corporate counsel are focusing on urgent issues affecting their organizations, and they are less concerned with future disruptive factors, including regulation, political activity, and environmental factors.