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Shaping Associates into Equity Partners

The journey to making equity partner in a law firm is both fraught with challenges and full of learning opportunities.

Hacking Leadership in the Tech Industry

The tech industry is under the regulatory spotlight in the United States. Can leaders strike the right balance between compliance and growth as challenges intensify?

FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP

What consequences does the "VUCA world" have on the way in which leadership can be mapped out in future? What are the consequences for leaders? The complexity of our world’s current tectonic shifts does not allow for easy answers.

We Need Leaders, Not Just Lawyers

Lawyers have traditionally been hired for their legal expertise – their knowledge of rules, governance and regulations, their negotiating skills, their ability to navigate an organization out of legal jeopardy. All critical skills, of course, but hardly sufficient to serve in today’s complex business world. Today, an organization needs far more than legal advice from its legal function. Today’s business needs its General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer and its teams of lawyers to be top-notch leaders.

Establishing New Culture in Legal Departments: Summary of Article

General Counsels (GCs) are in an unique position to transform culture. By taking on four types of leadership roles, GCs can become cultural leaders, creating a strong departmental culture, which disseminates throughout an entire organization.

Reshaping the Legal Profession: The Need for Culture

Law firms have long since served as the last bastions of traditionalism in an otherwise volatile, uncertain world. But now it’s time to change.

From Expert to Legal Leader

Over the last decade, industries and companies have been roiled by more dramatic and more fundamental change than ever before. In this VUCA (Volatile Uncertain Complex Ambiguous) world, we have seen organizational boundaries blur and leadership increasingly challenged. Law firms and the legal in-house function have not been immune from this turmoil.

Egon Zehnder Cybersecurity Roundtable

In December 2017 Egon Zehnder held a Cybersecurity Roundtable Discussion in Hong Kong, moderated by Richard Lin and Matthew Edwards, consultants in our Technology Officers and Fintech practices.

How to Become an Audit Committee Chair and Then Succeed

140 UK Audit Committee Chairs share what it takes to become an Audit Committee Chair—and succeed in the role.

The Rules On Being General Counsel In The Cyber Century

In what we are calling the Cyber Century, the first signs of danger appear on a screen; a hack, a viral video, a tweet. Any of these can be the opening shot of a bruising battle that can quickly escalate to a crisis.

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