In a constantly evolving and highly challenging business world, General Counsels (GCs) are being called upon to play an increasingly greater business leadership role, particularly in relation to the management of wider risks. GCs need full empowerment and integral involvement in strategic executive decision-making to maximize the direct impact they can have in organisational risk mitigation.
KPMG’s General Counsel Survey
The aim of the survey was to find out how much progress the GCs are making as business decision-makers, and the challenges they face in this growing role.
This survey is unique in its scope and scale with the culmination of research gathered from across thirty-two countries including Switzerland, three hundred-twenty corporate counsel’s cross-sector, and in both mature and high growth economies. As part of this research we also conduct detailed in-depth interviews with both select GCs of major global companies and KPMG subject matter advisors to generate high quality additional insights.
Our research uncovered an increasingly challenging business environment, where GCs are being called upon to play a greater role in the running of companies, particularly in managing of risks. Another headline finding we identified was a gap between the positive impact GCs believe they can have, and their actual involvement in strategic decision-making, which needs to be addressed.
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