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Chief risk officers in financial services need to be far more than financial risk experts today. Firms need to fundamentally change how they develop risk executives to ensure they will have the leaders they need.
Rick Chesley of law firm DLA Piper discusses the differences between this restructuring cycle and past ones as well as what may happen in terms of restructuring activity within the next 6 to 12 months.
We present findings from our survey of 90 general counsels in the United States on how their role and that of legal departments has changed this year and what they expect for the future.
In this podcast, Yvette Austin Smith, principal and director of The Brattle Group, a global economics and financial consulting firm that provides expertise in litigation and regulatory matters, discusses leadership and current financial market trends.
As CEOs and boards seek executives who can help their companies meet the increasing range of cyberthreats, they should be sure they are starting with the right questions and develop their own unique model.
A series of panel discussions at the annual conference focused on issues of cybersecurity and trust, the importance of having the right talent in the right places, leading complex organizations, and the increasing services trade, among other pressing topics for academic, corporate, and governmental leaders.
Using data to advance the business agenda has become a strategic priority, but protecting consumer privacy is a growing concern. The roles of chief data officer and chief privacy officer are evolving and sometimes converging to meet the challenge.
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.