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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.

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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.

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Succession planning is an ongoing process—not something you do once or every few years.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Discover how a General Counsel's background makes the role a unique presence in the board room through Heidrick & Struggles' recent LeadershipTV™ episode.

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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.

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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.

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