This article outlines five key considerations for in-house counsel looking to cost-effectively enforce trademark rights in Canada.
The ACC Guide to Value-Based Fees provides a step-by-step approach to help those new to the process get started and to help those who are veterans of the process consider whether there may be opportunities to improve what they already do. The checklists, flow-charts and tables are designed to help in assessing a particular matter to determine which value-based fee constructs would fit best, as well how to best implement and carry out those terms.
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In this multi-jurisdictional article, in-house counsel will learn the laws and regulations of product safety and liability for regions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Meritas produced this resource in 2018.
In this multi-jurisdictional article, in-house counsel will learn the laws and regulations of employee non-compete agreements for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Meritas produced this resource in 2017.
This sample memorandum represents outside counsel memorializing certain actions taken by a client party in meeting any continuing preservation obligations it has under three legal holds, as well as documenting a new matter that potentially gives rise to further preservation obligations.
Confidentiality in arbitration proceedings can be varied on a global scale. In this article, confidentiality and privacy are clarified during arbitration as a dispute mechanism. This resource was published in November 2018.
This sample addresses how when conducting internal investigations the steps that should be taken to ensure the investigation is properly concluded and that the investigation file is in order.
Corporate crises, by their very nature, can severely disrupt a company and jeopardize its future.
In addition to the professional requirements, and the risks of sanctions or adverse decisions, corporate counsel must avoid the high costs of excessive collection and processing by outside vendors -- and the resulting increases in review costs as well.
This InfoPak aims to assist in-house and outside counsel alike in counseling their clients toward selecting, achieving, and protecting strong brands.
Based on responses from over 1,300 in-house counsel in 41 countries, the ACC Chief Legal Officer 2016 Survey offers legal departments, law firms, and other legal industry partners insight on the practices, trends and changes in the role of the CLO. The 2016 report examines how CLOs source work in-house, to law firms and legal service providers. In addition, the report highlights plans and historical trends in hiring, staffing and budgeting. Notable findings include what keeps CLOs up at night, how they view the future of departmental budgets and staffing, where they plan to grow their departments, and where data breaches and regulatory issues have the greatest impact.
This comprehensive guide provides an overview of several topics of interest including national/state restrictions imposed on ownership of real estate, the taxes that are levied in each jurisdiction, and reporting requirements globally. This guide is part of the Lex Mundi Global Practice Guide Series which features substantive overviews of laws, practice areas, and legal and business issues in jurisdictions around the globe.
This ACC Guide (Formerly known as InfoPAKs) provides corporate counsel with a comprehensive overview of Canadian labour and employment laws. The ACC Guide addresses the minimum statutory rights and standards regarding the hiring, employment, and termination of employees. It also delves into union organizing and labour relations, providing a thorough list of Labor Relations web sites for additional guidance.
In this article, the United States District Court of Southern New York files an order pursuant to granting leave to obtain discovery from Jones Day for use in foreign proceedings.
In this short article, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals hands down its decision about the professional conduct violations of M. Adriana Koeck.
Sample Outside Counsel Billing Guidelines Contributed by ACC Legal Operations Members
Getting Away from the Hourly Rate - An Efficient Team Maximizes Value Part 3
Swiss arbitration laws have been newly revised to be shorter and more concise. In this Quick Overview, the authors discuss these newly revised laws and how in-house counsel can navigate the Switzerland's international arbitration system.
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This is a sample contract between an advertising agency and advertiser.
This resource presents the leading practices of legal departments that leverage dedicated legal operations staff to manage the business aspects of Legal. Through profiles of 11 legal departments, it conveys who leads the legal operations function, relationships between general counsel and their legal operations leaders, reasons for the legal operations function, how it functions, its scope and impacts.
Re: Statement in Support of Grant of Review of Sun v. Superior Court (Young), Case No. S239018
In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about the pitfalls of social media and posting certain types of information. Australia's first defamation case involving emojis highlights complicated ways that a simple keystroke can impact your business.
This concise checklist contains the rights of witnesses in white-collar investigations. General Counsel and corporate executives based in the United States can review this resource to learn their rights on a chance that they may be called by law enforcement or regulatory investigators.
This InfoPAK provides an overview of recent developments in the patent litigation landscape.
This Leading Practices Profile, an update to ACC’s 2010 piece, features law department leading practices for generating and demonstrating value through a number of value levers, as well as best practices for improving the bottom line and enhancing collation across business units. In wake of the economic downturn in the last decade and the increased pressure to “do more with less,” six participating corporations share their best value-sustaining practices in law department staffing, targeted practice areas, outside counsel management, strategic planning and the use of metrics to measure and track best practices.
This updated InfoPAK is designed to provide a summary of the law governing covenants not to compete in multiple countries. The InfoPAK will aid in the counseling and drafting of covenants and provide guidance regarding commonly-occurring contract issues, including factors courts consider when analyzing a covenant not to compete.