Another in the newbies series: In the old days, the corporate secretary was an administrative type of person. Back then, it was still a tough job, but it had nowhere near the level of responsibility or substance that corporate secretaries must shoulder today.

That’s way back when the board probably was little more than a

Another in the newbies series: In the United States, the general counsel—the top lawyer for a company—sometimes holds the title of corporate secretary, too. But in most cases, it’s in name only. In other words, the GC doesn’t really play that role within the company—it can be too demanding to be both the GC and