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BOARD + MANAGEMENT PRACTICE  Risk.  Regulation.  General Counsel.  Conflicts.  Crisis.  Deals.  Evaluation.  Investigation.  Case Study.  Education.  Leadership Newest Ideas.

 

 

Theme

 

 

Help global innovators achieve economic brilliance and societal contribution by capitalizing the link between risk recognition, value creation, and enterprise leadership. 

 

See more at Risk Recognition.

 

 

Offerings

 

 

Executive Education  The link between risk recognition, value creation and enterprise leadership, and the opportunities presented by capitalizing it.

 

Project-based Assessment I  Advice on risks and opportunities arising from radical change in the legal landscape of an existing market.

 

Project-based Assessment II  Advice on legal risks and related opportunities likely to be encountered in a new market.

 

Enterprise-based Assessment  An operational review, through the lens of risk recognition, value creation and enterprise leadership.

 

These offerings complement both the enterprise's risk minimization process and its value creation strategy. 

 

See more at Risk Recognition.  Learn more on Film, and on Programs.

 

 

Recent Projects

 

 

Prepare enterprise-based Risk Recognition + Regulatory Assessment, plus Competitive Market Analysis, for global education enterprise.  Co-author business plan.

 

 

Prepare Risk Recognition + Regulatory Assessment on federal and 50-state regulatory landscape confronted by European sharing economy enterprise considering entry into U.S. market. 

 

 

Work as general counsel for Silicon Valley company, advising on all matters, including employment, regulatory, insurance, governance, real property and litigation.

 

 

Design and orchestrate successful sale of excess asset under deadline pressure, freeing private enterprise from $2 million liability.

 

 

Recent Reaction

 

 

"Your advice was invaluable … you really cut to the heart of the matter quickly and cleanly ... We're really pleased to have this locked up and I'm personally grateful for your creativity, your wise counsel, and your legal counsel.”

Managing Director, global management consulting firm

 

 

"Your brainstorming, listening and thinking out loud with us was an invaluable help.  We all felt your sincere interest in our work, too...[We] were impressed and relieved to have your guidance for [the board]."  

CEO, global Silicon Valley corporation

 

 

"Thank you for your great collaboration in this transaction.  Thank you for putting all the extra hours (even on weekends) and keeping the pressure on the other side.  You played a key role to unlock the deal.  It was a pleasure working with you." 

VP Corporate & Legal Affairs, publicly traded enterprise

 

 

"Bill's efforts saved the day for us...He got the job done in difficult, time-critical circumstances in an environment that he was not familiar with and with people he did not know...Bill is very good at explaining complicated legal issues in clear and relatively simple terms." 

Private Client

 

 

Thought

 

 

"Today's ideals may become tomorrow's minimum standards for avoiding a charge of director negligence."

William M. McKenzie

 

 

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