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A study of the leadership styles of more than 500 legal professionals can help general counsels better understand the dynamics of the C-suite—and become more effective leaders.
Big pharma faces an ever more complicated and high-stakes regulatory environment. Players that can’t develop new capabilities and mind-sets risk being left behind.
Succession planning is an ongoing process—not something you do once or every few years.
New regulation is reshaping the landscape for US financial-services players, yet many of them approach regulatory strategy in a decidedly nonstrategic way. Time to stop playing catch-up.
Since the global financial crisis, operational risk failures globally have cost the financial services sector more than US$145.8bn. While the industry has recognized that operational risk is broken, attempts to fix it have tended to take a conservative approach, recruiting risk officers from within the industry, and the impact on operational risk culture has been limited.
Sharply rising demand for compliance talent, the absence of a clear career path in the discipline, and greater need for compliance executives with leadership and influencing skills are creating difficult challenges for organizations seeking to identify and retain talent in a world of increasing regulation.
Discover how a General Counsel's background makes the role a unique presence in the board room through Heidrick & Struggles' recent LeadershipTV™ episode.
As the risk function has shifted from a largely back-office operation with little influence to be more strategic, regulatory agencies are insisting that these functions be structurally independent and staffed with strong talent.
Todays CEOs face challenges that continue to evolve with unprecedented speed. Unstable markets, greater regulation, heightened public pressure, impact of social media, new technology, and data security, to name a few, all create new areas of risk and opportunity.