The Increasingly Problematic Coordination of ‘Legal’ and ‘Compliance’


Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article that explores the reasons for and the ways to remedy the increased blurring of the distinctions between corporate legal and compliance functions. Because coordinating these functions can be “a highly sensitive and controversial issue,” Mr. Peregrine wrote, “the board can and should be assertive in adopting measures that support the presence of a vibrant, effective compliance program that teams productively with the general counsel.”