Morning Briefing: Lawyers suspended over alleged ‘honey trap'
by Steve Randall
Australian Lawyer, 15 May 2015
"Global companies fear increase in disputes
Companies worldwide are concerned about increasing disputes, leading to litigation. The latest litigation trends survey from Norton Rose Fulbright reveals that the number of class actions and a more litigious business environment were the top concerns of more than 800 general counsel in 26 countries. The survey was undertaken by Acritas and polled GCs in jurisdictions including Australia, UK, US, Canada, France, Singapore and Hong Kong across a wide spectrum of sectors. In Australia (along with the US and Canada) class actions were the top concern..."