21 July 2015
Despite critical thinking and ethics being integral to a company, LRC officers are finding themselves excluded from the boardroom
Senior legal, risk and compliance (LRC) officers are well-placed to bring critical thinking and ethics-minded focus to the boardroom, improving oversight and ensuring shareholder value is protected. However, they remain largely excluded from the boardroom.
The rapidly changing regulatory environment, increasing demands of shareholders and the preservation of an effective unitary model of governance depend on LRC leaders claiming a seat at the top table.