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Author
Eileen A. Pluijm, Russell Advocaten B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
05/14/2020
3 pages

New security measures to protect company's information are being tested throughout the world. With General Data Protection (GDPR), employees have a right to see where privacy and security meet. In this article, new security measures are discussed within the frame of GDPR.

Resource Details
Region: Netherlands, European Union
Articles
Publication Date
05/21/2020
87 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn about employer/employee rights, privacy and security issues in workplaces throughout Europe and the Middle East. This resource was published by Meritas in 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Middle East, Europe
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
3 pages

The Netherlands has some very specific regulations when it comes to employees and their employment rights. In this article, in-house counsel will learn about dismissal laws, salary rights, immigration issues and non-compete clauses. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Netherlands
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
32 pages

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.

Resource Details
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Articles
Author
Jezamine Fewins, Partner, Stephenson Harwood
Publication Date
06/01/2020
2 pages

In Hong Kong, employers are looking for employment guidelines that they can work within to ensure that their employees return to work safely and with support. In this article, ordinances and precautions are explained for Hong Kong employers. This resource was produced in April 2020.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Hong Kong
Articles
Author
ONC Lawyers, part of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
06/25/2020
9 pages

In this time of crisis, it's important that employers and employees are safe and health. This article explains what the employers duties are to ensure the health and safety of their employees in Hong Kong. This resources was produced in February 2020.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Hong Kong
Articles
Author
ONC Laywers, part of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
06/25/2020
5 pages

During this health crisis, a majority of companies have created a work from home (WFH) process for their employees. However, some employees must work from an office due to the nature of their jobs. This factor can lead to higher exposure to illness. In this article, learn the rights of employees if they claim against their employer for infection due the Novel Coronavirus. This resource was produced in February 2020.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Hong Kong
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
Kathryn Weaver, Partner and Catherine Leung, Partner, Lewis Silkin
Publication Date
08/03/2020
4 pages

This overview discusses Hong Kong’s less regulated employment laws compared to China and other jurisdictions.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Hong Kong, Global
Articles
Author
Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum, Esq., Managing Partner, Tenenbaum Law Group PLLC
Publication Date
08/10/2020
4 pages

Non-profits as well as most businesses in the United States are formulating plans to reopen. In this article, in-house counsel will learn how to consider potential liability risks as their employees return to work. This article was originally published in July 2020.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Charles Laubach, Partner, and Dimple Soni, Paralegal, Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Publication Date
10/06/2020
2 pages

New amendments from federal decrees have introduced new regulations to the Labour Law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). New measures are set to take effect in August and September of 2020.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United Arab Emirates
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Matthew Robinson, Partner and Solicitor, FCB Workplace Law
Publication Date
02/17/2020
2 pages

Wage compliance is a serious matter that can involve Human Resources (HR), the board and you. In this article, learn about what to do and how to respond to these issues.

This article appears in the Australian Corporate Lawyer, Volume 30, Issue 1 - Autumn 2020

Resource Details
Region: Australia
Audience: Deputy GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Joel Bush, Partner, Allen Garrett, Partner, and Ben Richardson, Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Publication Date
12/15/2020
5 pages

In this Sample Exit Interview Form, a United States Company is categorizing access to tools and information from the former employee.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
David Chambers, Senior Counsel, Smith & Nephew, and Rosaline Oskanian
Publication Date
12/15/2020
6 pages

In this Sample Trade Secret Policy, in-house counsel can review informative language about trade secrets and how to define them for potential new employees in the United States.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Publication Date
12/28/2020

Understand the implications of the Brexit agreement of December 24, 2020 between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Articles
Author
Kevin G. Chapman, Associate General Counsel, Dow Jones & Company, Aida Babalola, Senior Legal Director, Global Employment Law, PepsiCo, Inc., Leilani Harbeck, Senior Counsel, Conagra Brands, Inc., Lesley Marlin, Senior In-house Counsel, Northrop Grumman Corp.
Publication Date
01/13/2021

Conducting investigations during the COVID-19 lockdown has presented some challenges. It also has taught in-house counsel some lessons about how to handle a remote investigation, which may be transferrable to the after-COVID world. Here are some key points and tips, primarily from a US perspective.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Program Materials
Author
Kevin G. Chapman, Associate General Counsel, Dow Jones & Company, Aida Babalola, Senior Legal Director, Global Employment Law, PepsiCo, Inc., Leilani Harbeck, Senior Counsel, Conagra Brands, Inc., Lesley Marlin, Senior In-house Counsel, Northrop Grumman Corp.
Publication Date
01/13/2021

In this Slide Presentation from ACC's Annual Meeting 2020, in-house counsel can learn how Covid-19 impacts investigating certain claims in your companies. This is a partner resource to "Top Tips for Investigating and Defending Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Claims In the COVID-19 Era (United States)" found in ACC's Resource Library.

This presentation took place virtually at ACC's Annual Meeting 2020 from October 12-16, session #712.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Izak C. Rosenfeld, Esq., Alanna Fichtel, and Nicholas Tonckens, Access Now
Publication Date
02/09/2021
20 pages

The purpose of this article is to highlight the key issues any international non-government organization (NGO) should consider when evaluating their international employment needs, considering expansion into a new region/jurisdiction, or in any other context where employment law may arise.

Resource Details
Region: Global
Audience: Deputy GC, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Nasim Bazari, Legal Counsel for Middle East and Africa, Novartis
Publication Date
03/08/2021

If you are reading this Top 10 article, then you are probably considering or are curious about living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and about international mobility. Learn more on how to secure a move of your own and enjoy a smooth transition into the UAE – the tips are relevant for international transitions in general, and can help you acclimatize to an in-house role in a numerous countries.

Resource Details
Region: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Global
Audience: Mid-Career, New to In-House
Articles
Author
Jackson Taylor
Publication Date
11/15/2019
2 pages

In-house counsel should keep immigration compliance in the front of their mind. While not as widely discussed or emphasized, the fact that the legal consequences of non-compliance are serious for organisations and reputational impacts can be just as damaging.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Australia, Australia / Pacific
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Foley & Lardner LLP
Publication Date
03/11/2021
5 pages

This sample policy provides a brief overlook of all components to consider when drafting a professional services agreement. This sample policy is developed for the perspective of an entity employing or contracting for services of an individual professional or group of professionals. The document is NOT intended as an exhaustive list. The document should be tailored to your unique situation and any specific legal questions through legal consultation.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Global Legal Group
Publication Date
03/29/2021
330 pages

In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding employment and labour law across a range of jurisdictions.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Global, Austria, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Author
Ogletree Deakins
Publication Date
04/16/2021

Payroll tax issues confront every employer and compliance can be challenging. This resource lists the top 10 concerns for employers.

Publication Date
04/16/2021

After the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 27, 2020, many employers utilized the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to obtain forgivable loans to fund certain ongoing expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. As employers that received PPP loans begin the process of reviewing the loan forgiveness application, the checklist provides guidance on quantifying the PPP loan amount subject to forgiveness.

Articles
Author
Urs Haegi, Partner, and Jasmin Ulli, Junior Lawyer, VISCHER AG
Publication Date
04/21/2021

In this Top Ten, in-house counsel will ten important points to consider when employers want to recruit people from states that are not part of the European Union (EU) or of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) to work in Switzerland.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Switzerland, European Union
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, Small Law Departments
Author
Ogletree Deakins
Publication Date
04/28/2021

The State of New York views withholding tax audits as a substantial revenue raiser, which is why the number of audits continues to increase every year. These audits involve complex and lengthy processes, including the review of an expansive list of documents focused on the most common areas of noncompliance.

Resource Details
Audience: Legal Operations, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Benchmarking and Research Data
Publication Date
04/28/2021
Resource Details
Audience: Legal Operations, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Publication Date
04/28/2021

Many states allow employees to file claims against employers alleging that the employer has created a “public nuisance” as the result of failing to maintain a safe and healthy working environment during the pandemic. The lawsuits focus not on OSHA requirements, but on guidance from the CDC and local governments, or best practices for certain industries.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Audience: Legal Operations, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
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