The role of corporate counsel in the new governance model: sound policy or another quick fix? Online publication date: Thu, 16-Sep-2004
by Hugh P. Gunz, Sally P. Gunz, Robert V.A. Jones
International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics (IJBGE), Vol. 1, No. 2/3, 2004
Abstract: The role of corporate counsel in the corporate governance process has been long overlooked. This paper uses recent comments by Breeden as the springboard for a discussion of the issues surrounding significant roles for lawyers in corporations. It considers these both from a practical and a theoretical perspective and identifies why it is problematic merely to assume hiring lawyers will ensure good compliance both in terms of legal and ethical obligations.
Online publication date: Thu, 16-Sep-2004
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