Corporate Counsel Oversight of the Risk Assessment Process By Gary Deutsch
Counsel for one or more businesses types (for-profit and/or non-profit), are often asked to advise on many different types of legal and regulatory compliance issues, but how well prepared is any business to incorporate your advice into its daily routine? At issue is the process a business uses to manage legal risk. This article reviews some key questions to consider.
Gary M. Deutsch, CPA, MBA, CMA, CBA, CIA, has worked extensively with financial institutions in audit, lending, financial, and operational areas. He has served in senior positions for regional banks as VP of Finance, Real Estate Loan Officer, and Senior Audit Manager. Mr. Deutsch served as a consultant to financial institutions in strategic planning, profit improvement, financial management, and merger- and acquisition-related studies while working at KPMG. Mr. Deutsch is the President of BRT Publications LLC, a professional authoring company serving the financial industry. He has written numerous financial industry books and guides, including "Risk Assessments for Financial Institutions", a LexisNexis/Sheshunoff publication.
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