Typical Topics.

The actual topics for each group's meeting are driven by the members themselves. To successfully combat today's pressing challenges, the leadership that General Counsel must provide is essential to corporate success. Counsel are obliged to have an excellent understanding of the most imperative corporate legal issues including some of the examples that follow:

  • Aligning In-house Legal Services with Corporate Strategy and Goals
  • An Innovative Approach in Purchasing Legal Services
  • Benchmarking and Key Performance Indicators for In-house Counsel 
  • Best Practices in Establishing Effective Compliance Systems
  • Completing Big Projects on Budget and On Time 
  • Effectively Keeping Pace with the Ever-evolving Role of the General Counsel
  • Governance and Ethics 
  • Implementing a Sustainable Diversity Initiative
  • Labor and Employment Challenges 
  • Motivating, Rewarding and Retaining Your In-house Legal Team 
  • Privacy Compliance 
  • Protection of Company IP 
  • Putting Mediation on Trial: Panacea or Hype? 
  • Regulatory Developments and Litigation Management: Anticipating issues and reacting to problems to protect your business 
  • Stage Your Relationship with Outside Counsel Through a Business Centric Approach
  • The Increasing Criminalization of Business Activities and What you can do About it 
  • Using New Measurement Tools to Prove the Worth of your Team
  • Value Billing: A Radical Alternative to Hourly Rates 
  •             Plus hundreds of more practical solutions....

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