This article clarifies the notice from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) about alternative procedures available to intermediaries to verify individual clients' identities when onboarding them online. This resource was produced in July 2018.
Explore ACC's selection of global, regional, and country-focused resources to help in-house counsel navigate legal, business and career issues arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus / 2019-nCov) crisis.
In Australia, whistleblowers are protected by law and recently, are gaining more protections. In this article, learn more about how company's interact with whistleblowers, who constitutes a whistleblower and how in-house counsel can prepare for such issues.
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Regardless of whether your company has expressly adopted one or more of the Core Moral Values, it is vital that you and your leaders strive to create a work environment that is fair, respectful, compassionate, honest, and responsible.
Blockchain technology can be an innovative tool for processing personal data — as long as it’s being used in a manner compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
The close connections between a corporation and its foundation can put both organizations at risk for inadvertent self-dealing. Take these necessary precautions when making transactions between the related business and the foundation.
The road to finalizing a contract can be tricky. Here are seven steps that will help you balance being a guide and strategic advisor as you negotiate the right path for your company.
The European Court of Justice issued a ruling on time-keeping requirements that will affect all employers in the European Union. Learn how your company can adjust its time-keeping strategies and overcome any associated challenges.
This ACC Docket article is meant to spur dialogue and highlight possible changes to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s current model, including one that leverages new forms of corporate structure to create a distinct ethical framework for college athletics.
From the executive team to the human resources professionals to every employee in the company, ACC President and CEO Veta T. Richardson believes we all have a responsibility to be respectful not only to our companies’ policies and procedures, but on a basic level, to each other.
With the California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going into effect in 2020, here’s what US in-house counsel should consider when creating data policies.
In the corporate setting, individual actions aren’t limited to individual consequences. The unscrupulous decisions of a few can lead to hefty fines for the whole organization.
Technology and collaboration tools are always changing. In-house counsel need to make it as easy as possible for business people to understand what it means to comply.
Companies selling CBD products face unique challenges as industrial hemp legislation continues to evolve. Get the answers needed to manage risks.
In this exclusive interview, Business Ethics Columnist James A. Nortz discusses the root causes of systemic corporate corruption and the measures Jerry Grisko, the CEO of CBIZ,and his company take to promote and ensure ethical business practices.
Though most businesses avoid using this particular word, Business Ethics Columnist James A. Nortz argues that it should be synonymous with "ethics."
Looking to achieve growth capital? Consider private equity investments. Whether you’re a new or experienced investor, these tips will help you prepare for and manage these transactions and relationships.
In his final column as ACC board chair, Simon Fish reflects on how the association has grown and changed during his tenure.
In this brief overview, learn how a no-deal Brexit will impact legal privilege in your communications with outside counsel.
An update from the 2015 Guide for General Counsel, this resource seeks to support the General Counsel (GC) community by examining five areas of corporate sustainability. This guide provides practical tips and advice for implementing and executing your sustainability plans.
Should a workplace misconduct allegation arise, follow these steps for a thorough investigation.
As digital transformation initiatives continue to drive the business world, legal departments are often woefully unprepared. However, there are measures that can be taken to lessen the blow.
Recent privacy laws stand to offer new protections for consumers and more headaches for those adhering to the compliance requirements. Learn key strategies and tools you can use to better implement the new privacy mandates.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding vertical agreements and dominant firms across a range of jurisdictions.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding product liability across a range of jurisdictions.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding pharmaceuticals advertising across a range of jurisdictions.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding merger controls across a range of jurisdictions.