Companies today have a wide range of legal obligations to fulfill. To ensure compliance, these duties are often evenly distributed between all managers in a generalized manner—with unintended consequences. Not only can this promote a bureaucracy that works against the management system, but this generalized distribution of duties also wrongly assumes a uniform level of technical and personnel resources and capacities throughout the company. But there is another way: This whitepaper demonstrates a practical way to delegate complex legal responsibilities. Seven criteria to help with implementation are also offered.