By Leigh Vickery, published in Law Journal Newsletters | May 4, 2020
All of the chaos and uncertainty have intensified the dilemma for corporate legal departments of how to find the right service provider to solve their immediate challenges. On one level, the Big Four’s established relationships and reputations place them as a logical front-runner for strategies and solutions focused around complex, vital business processes.
However, the reality of how that expertise translates into legal compliance, privacy, and litigation matters has not been proven. In fact, there are persistent and growing expressions of discontent about the quality of legal compliance-related services offered by these traditional accounting firms. From conflicts of interest to a lack of legal expertise, it’s worth a deeper dive into examining how today’s legal compliance landscape demands an understanding and a skill set broader than business consulting expertise.
Level Legal Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Leigh Vickery discusses how corporations are spending more time and money scrambling to ensure their privacy and compliance processes are in line with strict regulations in Europe and the United States.