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The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

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June 17, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT

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Overview (Program Summary)

Managing Requests for Overseas Remote Work

This program will help in-house counsel identify and resolve compliance issues for U.S. employees who wish to work remotely from outside of the U.S.  This is especially important when companies have a limited global footprint without a local presence in the location of remote employment.

  • Identifying Potential Reasons for Approving Cross Border Remote Work
  • Crafting a Corporate Policy
  • Identifying Risks and Ways to Mitigate
    • Business considerations
      • What does the Business want to do?
      • How long is it for?
    • Immigration
      • Can employee legally work in the jurisdiction?
      • Do US visas lapse if non-American employee leaves the US?
    • Labor Laws
      • Which jurisdiction’s laws govern?
      • Territoriality principle
      • At-will versus contractual employment
      • Intellectual property laws if employee is creating IP
      • Data protection / Privacy / Data Security
      • How to document company expectations
    • Payroll/Employee Taxes
      • How to continue paying in the US
      • Where will employee owe income taxes?
      • Where will employee owe social security/social insurance?
      • How to mitigate issues (use partner entity, PEO / payroll provider)
        • Employee Benefits
          • Health insurance / national health schemes
          • Review 401K scheme rules
    • Corporate Tax
      • Does employee’s presence create a Permanent Establishment and therefore corporate tax risk?
      • How to mitigate against PE risk.


Ceridwen (Ceri) Koski, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
Rebecca Marks, Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins
Nicole Gutierrez, Associate General Counsel | Law & Governance, TELUS International US



Credits: One CLE - Pending Approval
State: CO

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