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Corporate Counsel | Legal Operations

Redefining In-House Counsel As a Driver of Value

Ken Crutchfield, vice president and general manager of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., talks about the shifting role of the legal department, the importance of tailoring your conversations to your audience, and how general counsel can use metrics and key performance indicators to help a company meet its business goals.

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Legal Operations | Collaboration

Taking a Holistic View of In-House Counsel’s Role in the Business

Ken Crutchfield, vice president and general manager, LRUS Legal Markets, Wolters Kluwer Legal and Regulatory, U.S., discusses ways that corporate legal departments can optimize their operations, from budgeting and spend to the efficiency and success of business outcomes.

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Legal Operations | Legal Tech

Future-Proofing the Legal Field

Ken Crutchfield, vice president and general manager, LRUS Legal Markets for Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., discusses the results of the 2020 Wolters Kluwer Future Ready Lawyer Survey.

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Data Analytics

Paying Attention to Trends, Even in Uncertain Times

Ken Crutchfield, vice president and general manager of legal markets with Wolters Kluwer, talks about ongoing shifts in the legal industry, from the changing dynamic between in-house counsel and outside firms to the impact of technology and COVID-19.

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FinTech

In the Realm of Bitcoin, Exercise Caution: The rules are still evolving in this brave new digital world

During 2017, the realm of bitcoin, the blockchain, cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been expanding at a rapid pace. All signs point to the continuation of this phenomenon. The implications for the legal community, and corporate law departments in particular, are enormous...

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No Free Pass Under Trump: Individuals who think they can do what they want without having to worry about FCPA enforcement should think again

U.S. Department of Justice officials have gone out of their way recently to emphasize that enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is alive and well under the new administration. Perhaps in response to concerns that President Donald Trump is reportedly no fan of the FCPA, both Acting...

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Risk Management

Proceed at your Own Risk: But first you need to assess what level you face

Businesses are faced with a variety of risks on a daily basis. While certain types of risk are an accepted part of business, others that relate to legal matters—like contracts, corporate entities, IP and compliance—can have serious adverse effects. The role of a general counsel is to...

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