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2021 Chief Legal Officers Survey

ACC’s annual survey of global chief legal officers and general counsel

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ACC, in partnership with Exterro, the exclusive ACC Alliance Partner for eDiscovery, data privacy and cybersecurity, present the results of the 2021 Chief Legal Officers Survey. This study of chief legal officers and general counsel builds on responses from 947 participants in organizations spanning 20 industries and 44 countries.

This survey includes key findings on the four topics below:

  1. The Chief Legal Officer’s Role and Reach
  2. The Legal Department’s Value to the Business
  3. The Political and Regulatory Landscape
  4. The Outlook for the Legal Department

What You Can Expect To Learn

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How CLOs’ responsibilities are increasing

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Why CLOs expect to hire more in 2022

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Which strategic concerns are most important to CLOs

The Survey Analyzed Data From

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861 CLOs

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across 20 industries

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and 38 countries