Campaign finance: The perils of favorable SCOTUS rulings for corporations

SCOTUS has handed corporations important new rights, but there are consequences to the unexamined exercise of those rights

It's been a persistent theme of this column that, in the current business environment, there is compelling need for chief legal officers to play more strategic business roles as C-suite advisors and on boards of directors (an increasingly common phenomenon). Extraordinarily diverse issues now flash across the GC's radar screen, transcending the limits of strictly legal oversight.

Two events that occurred this spring underscore this diversity.

Richard Levick

Richard Levick, Esq., is the chairman and CEO of Levick. Follow him on Twitter @RichardLevick.

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