Monday, 16 December 2013 09:49 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Some worry now employers will amend plans so employees can’t receive both pension and wrongful dismissal damages contemporaneously.|
Monday, 09 December 2013 08:00 Written by Renato Pontello
Whether mature, large, mid-size, or emerging startups, businesses will from time-to-time be pressured into signing technology escrow agreements with customers. Escrow agreements typically provide for the depositing of tangible items such as blueprints, sketches, quality, manufacturing and test instructions, and source code into an escrow account with an independent escrow agent.
Monday, 09 December 2013 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 02 December 2013 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 25 November 2013 09:47 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 18 November 2013 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 11 November 2013 08:00 Written by Fred Krebs
The increasingly global scope of the in-house practice came clearly into focus at the recent Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting. The 2,000 in-house counsel attending the conference included representatives from nearly 40 countries. The more than 130 exhibitors included vendors, law firms, and legal service providers from around the world. And, many of the over 100 program sessions were specifically styled as providing “the global perspective.”
Monday, 11 November 2013 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
|‘There aren’t as many opportunities to help in-house make the transition from law firm to in-house that is not focused on substantive law,’ said CCCA chairman Grant Borbridge.|
Monday, 04 November 2013 11:00 Written by Renato Pontello
In-house counsel are playing an increasingly critical role within private and public companies. He or she is now often responsible for many functions/departments such as risk, compliance, intellectual property management, restructurings, corporate secretarial, etc. General counsel in particular are almost invariably members of the senior executive management team, and are required to forge a very close working relationship with the CEO, COO, CFO, and the board of directors.