Global Corporate Counseling

The nature and substantive aspects of the practice of law in the global corporation including the unique role of in-house counsel; the ethical considerations and professional responsibilities in civil and common law countries; the multifaceted functions and responsibilities of in-house counsel such as fostering the corporate conscience, crisis management, corporate compliance, conducting internal investigations, litigation management and implementing corporate governance procedures. The course will also cover interfacing with global business operations, dealing with the government and partnering with outside counsel. This course will feature the participation of leading corporate executives and outside practioners.
Credits: 2