Originally Published in Corporate Counsel | May 26, 2015 | By Sue Reisinger
Technology companies thrive on perpetual change, always striving to grow quicker and better than their competitors. So it makes sense that when a conference group went looking for someone to speak about reimagining the role of the GC, it turned to tech-industry general counsel.
“Tech general counsel spend more time in discussions and meetings where people are consumed with the idea of how to endlessly innovate, create clever efficiencies, be more nimble and successful than others,” Felix Sterling told CorpCounsel.com. “That mentality radiates through internal teams of a company.”
Forum to Be Held June 7-9 in San Francisco, Calif.
BETHESDA, MD – (May 21, 2015) – Chief IP and Chief Patent Counsel will convene in San Francisco, Calif. on June 7 – 9 to discuss today’s pressing intellectual property concerns during Consero’s 2015 Global IP Management Forum. Consero Group, an international leader in orchestrating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, will host the Forum at the Fairmont Hotel.
Originally Published in Entrepreneur | May 15, 2015 | By Paul Mandell
Entrepreneurs are a risk-taking bunch. Though each is different, most share a tolerance for risk that helps them ignore all of the potential results of failure to stay focused on building the business.
For entrepreneurs with more to lose following a successful startup outcome, mitigating risk is a critical piece of preserving the positive future that they have created for themselves. Below are some tips to manage the later-stage risks that follow an entrepreneurial victory.
Originally Published in Inside Counsel | May 13, 2015 | By Adam Donovan and Will Card
In the first article of this two-part series (“Ready for the spotlight? 7 ways to prepare for your next speaking appearance”), we posed some important questions to ask yourself and the organizer before attending a conference and explored best practices for new and veteran speakers on the circuit. In this article, we’ll discuss setting realistic networking goals, the do’s and don’ts of partnering meetings, and how to work the room to your advantage (without being creepy). We’ll also provide reliable methods of follow-up in order to significantly expand your network. After all, isn’t that the point?
What’s the best way to get compliance a seat at the big business table? At least one compliance chief does it by structuring her staff around her company’s three business divisions while still keeping the compliance program centralized and reporting to her.
“Having a centralized compliance program is good from a governance perspective,” attorney Suzanne Webb Sainato, chief audit and compliance officer at Symetra Financial Corp., told CorpCounsel.com. “But it is also good to have each leader of a key business area have dedicated compliance staff within their departments. That helps drive us to the table.”
Forum to Be Held April 26-28 in Coral Gables, Fla.
BETHESDA, MD – (April 23, 2015) – Consero Group, an international leader in hosting high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced the April 2015 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum to be held April 26 – 28 at The Biltmore Miami Coral Gables in Coral Gables, Fla. The upcoming Forum will address how to approach risk reduction universally, as well as other challenges facing executives today.
Forum to Be Held May 3-5 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
BETHESDA, MD – (April 21, 2015) – Consero Group, an international leader in hosting high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced the 2015 Financial Services & Insurance Litigation Forum to be held May 3-5 at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The upcoming Forum will address the role Chief Litigation Officers play in preventing potential litigation around the use of wearable tech, biometrics, and social media, as well as other challenges facing these executives today.
April Forum Is First in Switzerland for Consero
BETHESDA, MD – (April 13, 2015) – Consero Group, an international leader in hosting high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced the 2015 IP Forum for Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology to be held 20-22 April in Egerkingen, Switzerland. The upcoming Forum, strategically situated between Zürich and Basel, is the first in Switzerland for Consero.
BETHESDA, MD – (April 9, 2015) – Forty-seven percent of contact center executives expressed dissatisfaction with the quality of training their service center agents are receiving, according to a new survey by Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives. The results were reported as part of the 2015 Contact Center Data Survey, compiled by Consero Group.