Role of the General Counsel/Corporate Secretary

Role of the General Counsel/Corporate Secretary

This resource center contains guidance and tools for general counsel who are called upon to advise and support the board, and provide an objective opinion about the company’s strategy.

Enhance the General Counsel’s Effectiveness with the Board

Reviewing the Corporate Counsel’s Playbook The Evolving Role of the GC Navigating the Relationship Between the Board and General Counsel

The Board Agenda: Issues Facing Boards

Director FAQ: Anti-Takeover Defenses Standing on Shaky Ground Questions for the Boards to Ask Management about Cybersecurity

Effective Boardroom Tools

Fit for the Future: An Urgent Imperative for the General Counsel Best Practice Calendar for Corporate Boards and Committees Diversity Discussion Guide for Directors Corporate Board Minutes: A Director’s Guide

Videos and Webinars

Rising Risks of Securities Litigation Inside Trading Compliance: Trends and Legal Developments Impacting Policies and Procedures Internal Investigations: Myths, Minefields, and More GDPR: What Can We Expect, and How Should I Guide my Board? The Strategic-Asset General Counsel: Shareholder Engagement The Strategic-Asset General Counsel: Litigation Risk Management The Strategic-Asset General Counsel: M&A The Strategic-Asset General Counsel: Effective Board Evaluation Board Advice for First-Time General Counsel

Events

Global Board Leaders’ Summit