Posted on October 6, 2014 in Corporate Boards, Crisis and Risk Management, General Counsel
In the past several years, as the economy has struggled and the regulatory environment heated up, CEOs and boards of directors relied on their senior legal officers to guide them through various issues. The role of the GC began to evolve at a more rapid pace, and almost every general counsel has found themselves asking the question: In today’s business climate, how can I be the most effective trusted advisor to my client?
Posted on September 11, 2014 in Crisis and Risk Management, General News, General Counsel
On the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 30, Nancy Dowling will participate, alongside an esteemed group of her in-house counsel peers, on a panel discussion titled, “Managing Corporate Risks: Key Issues in Preventing and Navigating Through Crisis.”
Posted on August 20, 2014 in Crisis and Risk Management, General News, General Counsel
Corporate risk comes in all shapes and sizes. Big or small, the responsibility of companies to properly manage crises is greater than ever — underscoring the significant role in-house counsel play in helping their clients to mitigate risk.
Posted on August 11, 2014 in Crisis and Risk Management, General News, Leadership
Having taken over the IMF in a time of unprecedented turmoil, Christine Lagarde served largely as a crisis manager. But when asked about the most pressing challenges she’s faced in her tenure, Lagarde described her efforts to persuade Congress to ratify a reform measure that would encourage the representation of women on the organization’s board.