Deloitte Augments Legal Business Services With New Contracts Team

Deloitte’s year-old campaign to boost its U.S. legal business services revenue is being spurred by a new addition of contracts management consultants, the Big Four accounting giant announced Monday.

Deloitte recently added Teju Deshpande and a team from her consultancy, Oya Solutions. The move caps a year of “dramatic growth” for Deloitte’s Legal Business Services practice, which works with in-house legal departments as they look to streamline functions that track client contracts, invoices, and eDiscovery, according to a Deloitte statement.

Deshpande is now a Chicago-based Deloitte principal in a unit that, when it was announced in 2020, was described by

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Biden Doesn’t Have Legal Authority To Cancel Student Loans, But Is Nancy Pelosi Wrong?

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that President Joe Biden does not have the legal authority to enact wide-scale student loan forgiveness. These 80 advocacy organizations disagree.

Here’s what you need to know.

Student Loans

Last month, Pelosi (D-CA) surprised Washington when she said the president cannot cancel student loans unilaterally without an Act of Congress. Pelosi said that Biden has the power to “delay” or “postpone” student loan payments, but he doesn’t

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