A crisis of conscience – how GCs respond when their ethics are tested
The general counsel role can be notoriously lonely at times, but no more so than if the GC is unhappy with the integrity of the business practices and ethics within their company. GCs are increasingly expected to be a part of their company's senior management team – a board-level appointment is now regarded as something of a kitemark that says you've arrived and are taken seriously by the business.
A GC’s role is to uphold ethical standards, but how far should they go when they suspect wrongdoing? Caroline Hill reports
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