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Author
Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
07/01/2016

Learn how other in-house counsel and their legal department support corporate governance and compliance and ethics programs. In-house counsel from seven companies share governance practices and examine the alignment of ethics and compliance with the culture and strategic plan of the organization. At the end of the guide, find practical tools and samples, such as a company compliance newsletter, a compliance checklist, a compliance program assessment table and a management attestation questionnaire for legislative compliance.

Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
06/05/2017

This is a sample of how to set up board minutes for the establishment of a board committee.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
03/14/2016

This is a sample non-compete agreement involving a company's merger.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/02/2020
5 pages
Resource Details
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/02/2020
1 pages

Activist investors often begin planning their campaigns as much as a year in advance of the annual meeting. This includes accumulating stock positions, coordinating with other hedge funds in so-called “wolf packs,” analyzing the target company’s defenses and vulnerabilities, and making initial contacts with the target company. Therefore, target companies should focus on early vigilance and advance preparation.

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Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/02/2020
1 pages
Resource Details
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/02/2020
17 pages
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/02/2020
12 pages
Resource Details
Region: United States
Checklists
Author
Blakes
Publication Date
11/10/2020
1 pages

This cross-border checklist highlights distinctive legal, business and regulatory issues when doing a deal in Canada.

Articles
Author
Thomas Loew, Frank Werner, Jose Miguel Lehuede, Christian Izquierdo, Ernesto Samayoa
Publication Date
01/01/2019
79 pages

This resource by the World Environment Center and Institute for Sustinability analyzes international frameworks and guidelines and identifies the most relevant elements for modern sustainability management.

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Collection: Sustainability
Region: Global
Articles
Author
Ian Ivory and Cora (Na) Kang
Publication Date
11/29/2016
267 pages

This primer considers in detail the use of English law in Belt & Road transactions.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: China
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Baker Botts
Publication Date
02/15/2017

This is a sample agreement regarding information that is proprietary, non-public or confidential concerning the Company.

Articles
Author
the Lex Mundi Antitrust Competition and Trade group
Publication Date
01/30/2017
280 pages

This guide provides a detailed summary about the different pre-merger notification procedures in each jurisdiction.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Articles
Author
Practical Law
Publication Date
05/18/2017
28 pages

This InfoPAK (now known as ACC Guides) gives a succinct overview of merger control, regulatory framework and regulatory authorities in Australia.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Australia
Articles
Author
Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum, Esq., Managing Partner, Tenenbaum Law Group PLLC
Publication Date
08/10/2020
5 pages

Changing your governance strategy is hard, let alone adjusting it in the middle of a global pandemic. In this article, in-house counsel will learn how to navigate virtual board meetings and the legal context in which to analyze their governance plans. This article was originally published in May 2020.

Articles
Author
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Publication Date
06/01/2017
262 pages

This handbook serves as a practical reference tool for any company contemplating, or in the process of executing, a multinational business acquisition and integration. Key topics such as tax, corporate law, employment and compliance are considered and regional comparison tables summarize the main tax, employment and corporate aspects of integrations in more than 40 countries.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Global, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
03/07/2018

This is a sample records coordinator job description.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
06/20/2016

This sample outlines the provisions that are applicable to company employees who are authorized to connect a smartphone or other mobile computing device to the company network.

Articles
Author
Practical Law Company
Publication Date
01/28/2016
32 pages

This ACC guide provides a Q&A that gives a high level overview of board composition, the comply or explain approach, management rules and authority, directors' duties and liabilities, transactions with directors and conflicts, company meetings, internal controls, accounts and audit, institutional investors and reform proposals in the United States.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Practical Law Company
Publication Date
02/09/2017
43 pages

This InfoPAK (now known as an ACC Guide) provides a "question & answer" guide to corporate crime, fraud and investigations in Australia. This guide gives a high level overview of matters relating to corporate fraud, bribery and corruption, insider dealing and market abuse. In addition, it summarizes money laundering and terrorist financing, financial record keeping, due diligence, corporate liability, immunity and leniency, and whistleblowing.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Australia
Articles
Author
Practical Law
Publication Date
02/06/2017
43 pages

This InfoPAK (now known as ACC Guides) provides a Q&A which gives a high level overview of the key practical issues including the level of activity and recent trends in the Australian market.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Australia
Peer Practice Examples
Author
Tricia Batson, J.D. and Lillian Moyano Yob, J.D., Legal Consultants for Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
11/29/2017

This Leading Practices Profile (LPP) presents themes, trends and leading practices of general counsel at the helm of six legal departments located in the Asia-Pacific region. The resource explores how the roles of general counsel and in-house counsel in that region have evolved from legal advisors to trusted business partners. It also provides leading practices for the success of legal teams of global organizations located in the Asia-Pacific region.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/08/2020
5 pages

sample policy, USA

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Region: United States
Author
Robin L. Struve, Bradd L. Williamson, and Julie Rognile, Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
06/08/2020

Section 162(m) of the US Internal Revenue Code (the Code) as amended by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) denies a tax deduction for compensation of more than US$1 million paid to certain executive officers of a publicly traded corporation (covered employees). This Client Alert examines the 10 key takeaways from the proposed regulations.

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Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Jason R. Baron, Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Publication Date
01/19/2017

This checklist outlines some exemplary laws and regulations that should at least be considered as potentially relevant when formulating corporate IG policies and programs.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
03/07/2018

This is a sample information governance director job description

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
KPMG
Publication Date
11/20/2020
2 pages
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Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
11/20/2020
1 pages
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Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
11/20/2020
2 pages

When do you need acquired business financial disclosures in a prospectus under the SEC's amended rules?

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Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Latham & Watkins LLP
Publication Date
11/20/2020
270 pages
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Region: United States
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