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Earlier in 2021, Apperio released a report on the findings from our survey of 160 in-house lawyers in private equity: Responsibility without control? Legal spend challenges facing private equity leaders in 2021. Following the positive press reaction to this report, I was consistently asked whether the findings were also relevant to in-house legal teams outside of PE. Indeed, I believe there are multiple parallels as both sides share the same problems. Corporate counsel might not have the same concept of a ‘deal team’, but they do have the critical relationship between legal and finance. The numbers and make up… Continue Reading Avoiding Cost Overruns, Surprise Invoices and Stale Data: Four Ways Corporate Counsel Can Learn From Their Private Equity Peers