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From Being There to Being Part of It

  • June 13, 2019
  • Theodore Dela Avle, CIC.C

Engagement happens when you can see yourself and your views reflected in those making the decisions in your organization. It takes focused effort and commitment to make it happen, says this in-house counsel, who has experienced the best and the worst.

Why Doing the Right Thing Matters

  • March 13, 2019
  • Lisa Picotte-Li

Expectations have changed. More than being legally compliant, organizations are expected to do what is morally right. In-house counsel can help build such leadership by prioritizing transparency and integrity.

From Compliance to Integrity

  • March 13, 2019
  • Theodore Dela Avle, CIC.C

From gatekeeper to referee to sounding board, we in-house counsel wear many hats. However, our role as strategic business partner, earned by always acting with integrity, is the most valuable.

Challenges to Privilege in the Internal Investigation Context

  • March 13, 2019
  • Paul Le Vay, Gerald Chan and Carlo Di Carlo

Internal investigations are fraught with legal challenges, including issues of privilege. While the importance of privilege in investigations is readily apparent, it is not absolute. Learn about the challenges and how to best proceed.

Building Success One Community at a Time

  • March 01, 2018
  • Lynne Yryku

Julia Shin Doi developed a strong sense of community from a young age. Her parents immigrated to Canada from South Korea when she was only 2 years old. This immigrant experience shaped her outlook early on, helping her define her purpose: “to be a community builder, a real connector.”

Make Ideas Happen: The 100-Book Experiment Continues

  • June 20, 2017
  • Jonathan Cullen, CIC.C

In the spring issue, I introduced my attempt to read 100 books last year and its impact on my advice as in-house counsel in safeguarding my business. Now I’ll apply those learnings to driving innovation.

A Bibliophile’s Challenge: The 100-Book Experiment

  • March 01, 2017
  • Jonathan Cullen, CIC.C

In late 2015, I committed to read more in order to better counsel my organization. As John Coleman writes in his 2012 Harvard Business Review article, “For those who want to lead, read.” So I challenged myself to read or listen to 100 non-fiction books in 2016.

A Mile Wide But How Deep?

  • Theodore Dela Avle, CIC.C

What constitutes corporate governance—and our role in it—is broad and complex. Though we may feel spread too thin at times, it is vital we make time for it and ensure our companies are exercising their obligations properly.