Posted on September 14, 2016 in General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Leadership
Between the volatile markets, evolving consumer habits and disruptive competitors, companies face considerable challenges to making sure they remain relevant and profitable. Then, as always, there is the driving force of technology, where new and emerging tools are transforming the development and delivery of services and products each and every day.
The good news is, company executives have a bevy of assets at their disposal to assess their business strategy and keep driving innovation and leading industry trends. Corporate legal departments have grown steadily in size and influence and GCs are increasingly serving as strategic advisors to the C-suite. Building upon their legacy responsibilities of addressing risk profiles and troubleshooting issues, GCs are now actively charting courses to anticipate customer needs, stay ahead of the competition and identify business opportunities.
Posted on October 29, 2014 in Crisis and Risk Management, General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture
Nancy Dowling, vice president and general counsel of Danone–US, spoke with The Law Society Gazette about her career, women general counsel and the role of the in-house lawyer within a company. She participated in the panel discussion “Managing Corporate Risks: Key Issues in Preventing and Navigating Through Crisis” during the 2014 DLA Piper Global Women’s Leadership Summit.
Posted on October 22, 2014 in General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Leadership
This year, “The Feminine Mystique” turned 50. Published in 1963, the book is credited with sparking the second wave of feminism in the United States. In the years since Betty Friedan wrote the book, much has changed in the way of the women’s independence.
But in some areas, the needle hasn’t moved much.
Posted on October 20, 2014 in Corporate Boards, Crisis and Risk Management, General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Leadership, Mentoring