"It is striking how often the finger is not pointed at general counsel when things go wrong at banks, as if there is an understanding that the GC couldn't possibly have known what was going on. This suggests there is still some way to go before GCs achieve the ideal set out by former General Electric GC Ben Heineman..."
"The dean of American general counsel" is how Staples GC Michael T Williams introduced keynote speaker Ben Heineman at this week's Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum in New York. Now an academic,...
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