“On Board” The General Counsel’s Reporting Relationship Counts, Too



Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article on the “vitally important corporate responsibility concern” of the general counsel’s reporting relationships. Even though much recent attention has been on Chief Compliance Officer reporting, Mr. Peregrine wrote, “It is the ultimate responsibility of the governing board to assure that the [General Counsel] relationship is properly structured and maintained” for upstream reporting to management and the board.