Whatever our activity is, legal protection for business is the protection against legal risk. Preventing and anticipating are two of the most important concerns. It is not true to assert that we act without thinking; it is even less true that acting without thinking is the proper way.
Every management tries to organize organization’s resources in the best possible way, in order to reach organization’s goals. Make sure that you are complying with the law is one of the most important objectives of any management.
The question we should ask ourselves is whether we have thought thoroughly enough before we act. Legality is mainly a preventive matter, and it should be taken into account before making any decision.
However, as we have said before, thinking without acting is not enough. Not only we have to advise us on how legality affects our organization, but also we have to take action in order to anticipate unlawful behaviour.
Anticipation is essential because is what really proves that you not only know the law, but also that you are willing to comply with it.