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Risk management: Best practices for general counsel managing boards

Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 8:36 AM | By Ellen Pekilis

Major brands are increasingly in the headlines for all the wrong reasons — and when scandal erupts, lawyers are frequently in the eye of the storm helping to manage the crisis.

Equifax, Uber, Chipotle, Volkswagen and many more have made recent news for risk and compliance failures. Their headline making problems range from data breaches and cover-ups to toxic work environment and compliance fraud. The common thread between them is the need for improved enterprise risk management (ERM).

General counsel has a key role in measuring...