ACC Advocates Overturning German In-house Ruling
Corporate Counsel reports that ACC is calling on German citizens and legal professionals to sign a petition that would reinstate an exemption for in-house counsel from compulsory enrollment in the country's government-run pension system. The article quotes ACC vice president and chief legal strategist Amar Sarwal throughout. He notes that the ruling rests on a premise that in-house counsel are essentially employees who report to a higher-ranking officials and lack the same level of independence as their law firm counterparts. To read the full article, visit www.corpcounsel.com.