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Wal-Mart appoints new general counsel

Dec 31, 2012 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has promoted Karen Roberts to the dual roles of executive vice president and general counsel. Roberts has been with Wal-Mart since 1995, and currently serves as executive vice president and president…

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US companies increase reliance on in-house counsel

Oct 12, 2011 A recent survey shows that US companies increased their in-house legal budgets by 6 per cent in 2010, up from 1 percent in 2009, while decreasing the amount spent on outside lawyers by 3 per cent. The survey of in-house…

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