Teach corporate lawyers the broad picture of the business, with doppelgänger agreements

An article suggests several ways to help in-house attorneys learn “the operational and growth business strategy for each department of the business.” The author Daniel Panitz, is an attorney and director with Major, Lindsey & Africa, an executive legal search firm dpanitz@mlaglobal.com and his thoughts are in GC NY, Oct. 10, 2006 at 17

“An easy method here is to create a corresponding document for each agreement outlining the business objectives and risk analysis compared against the legal considerations.” The shadow document, when done for complicated and risky deals, might pay off in better business awareness and savvier positions taken.

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