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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.
Results can be multiplied when you put together any combination of in-sourcing, unbundling, alternative legal service providers, process improvement, value-based fees and technology.
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.
This InfoPAK provides corporate counsel with a comprehensive overview of Canadian labour and employment laws. The InfoPAK 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. With helpful charts that further break down the minimum employment standards required in each Canadian jurisdiction, this InfoPAK provides a thorough review for in-house counsel working for companies subject to Canadian employment regulation.
A list of ACC legal resources related to each session presented at the Risk Management Track of the Mini MBA Business Education course held at Boston University.
Getting Away from the Hourly Rate - Clearing the Hurdles Part 1
This InfoPAK provides in-house counsel with comprehensive information on the management and defense of employee whistleblower claims. Highlighting the liabilities and other challenges employers face in this context, it includes an overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other federal whistleblower laws and the critical elements of an internal reporting mechanism (a so-called “whistleblower” program). These sections are followed by an in-depth review of whistleblower litigation. The final section discusses Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower claims.
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.