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.
This primer reviews the common legal issues that typically arise in the context of executive compensation, including issues relating to securities law, employment law, taxation, pensions law and intellectual property.
This primer includes a general overview of the advantages of going public as well as some of the principal structuring issues, the process of obtaining a stock exchange listing in Canada, the prospectus process, ongoing compliance requirements and tax issues associated with an IPO.
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This Leading Practices Profile (LPP) presents themes, trends and leading practices of general counsel at the helm of six legal departments located in the Asia-Pacific region. The resource explores how the roles of general counsel and in-house counsel in that region have evolved from legal advisors to trusted business partners. It also provides leading practices for the success of legal teams of global organizations located in the Asia-Pacific region.
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