Many US states have adopted laws restricting an employer's ability to prohibit employees from possessing firearms. Employers should be aware of these top ten points when considering policies prohibiting their employees from possessing firearms during work time or on the employer's property.
This short list explains the ten most significant cases, and provides some insightful practical takeaways, involving in-house counsel and ethical issues from the past 25 years within the United States.
This Top Ten provides tips on how to prepare for, and navigate successfully, big litigation that may be key to the survival of the company.
This brief resource provides 10 practice tips for creating a defensible process for executing legal holds under US law.
This Top Ten provides a short list of important considerations when implementing a Paid Time Off (PTO) policy in the United States.
This Top Ten outlines ten recommendations for companies and their board of directors to consider when faced with fiscal distress to help protect against incurring liability.
As 2016 comes rushing in, the likelihood of a funding crunch in the tech industry is growing and startup companies are having significant trouble securing ongoing financing. Corporate attorneys, whether in-house to or outside such companies, have a critical role in advising strategies to manage potential disasters. Corporate counsel can use these tips as a methodical and succinct rundown to prepare their clients for the worst.
This Top Ten provides points to consider before commencing arbitration in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman.)
This Top Ten outlines ten steps to fight against online defamation and restore your or your company's reputation after you or your company have been the victim of online anonymous defamation (US focus).
This Top Ten summarizes ten tips that both the "Former Employer" (the company seeking to enforce its non-compete) and the "New Employer" (the company that hires the employee with the non-compete) should be aware of regarding non-compete agreements.
In this Quick Overview, in-house counsel can learn about the top ten most pressing issues for cyber insurance and security in the United States.
As in-house counsel everywhere take on more active roles within the company, many are beginning to feel the looming pressures of corporate interests. To adapt to this new reality, stop thinking of legal as a profession and start thinking of it as a business.
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.
This Leading Practices Profile (LPP), an update from ACC’s 2009 LPP on the same subject, examines how the roles of the general counsel and in-house counsel in Europe have evolved from legal advisors to trusted business partners.
You are familiar with the US Federal Sentencing Guidelines and have heard about compliance best practices, but wonder: "How in the world am I going to do that?" As a small legal department, the demands are great, resources are scarce, and, often, the businesspeople don't completely understand your role. The Guidelines acknowledge differences between large and small organizations in meeting the requirements for an effective ethics and compliance program. The question is often the “how” of implementation. What are regulators’ expectations for companies with limited resources? What are cost- and time-efficient methods to address constant regulatory scrutiny and change? This program will explore the critical issues for prioritizing with limited resources while regulations continue to increase. This session will also focus on creative strategies to do more with less, such as using risk-based prioritization, tailoring compliance to meet business needs and objectives, and finding third-party vendors to provide support at a reasonable cost.
In this quick overview for in-house counsel, learn about the basics of blockchain and what key legal and practical aspects in-house counsel should consider: What blockchain is, why it is important, what industries will be impacted, which companies are leaders, what role the legal department can play, and what questions in-house counsel can ask to mitigate risks and help guide business decisions regarding blockchain with a global perspective.
Learn ten tips to negotiate large corporate contracts more effectively. In this short article, Lydia Montalbano, Group Legal Counsel, CRH Nederland B.V., discusses key strategies for effective negotiations, including in international situations where the negotiating parties are from different countries.
In-house counsel in the United States are increasingly mobile, working across jurisdictions on behalf of their employers. In this resource, ACC provides a starting point for in-house counsel to determining their professional and ethical responsibilities prior to locating in a new jurisdiction or otherwise engaging in multijurisdictional practice (MJP).