Contract problems and labor and employment disputes generate the most corporate litigation, while regulatory and class actions are the “most concerning” legal matters for general counsel, according to a new survey released Wednesday.

The 2017 Litigation Trends Annual Survey from Norton Rose Fulbright polled some 318 corporate counsel, primarily general counsel, representing U.S. organizations. Litigation partner Saul Perloff, of Norton Rose Fulbright’s San Antonio office, said the word “litigation” is used broadly in the survey and includes arbitration as well as internal investigations due to regulatory scrutiny.

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