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Compensation Information for In-house Counsel
ACC’s “Leading Practices in Compensation Programs and Retention Strategies for
In-house Lawyers: What Companies are Doing” focuses on strategies
to help promote and achieve an equitable position for the in-house
And if you don’t feel you’re getting compensated as you should,
recommend ACC’s In-house Jobline. With more than 400 positions posted monthly, the In-house Jobline is the only place to find your next position or hire legal staff.
Employers providing reservist/employees with compensation during
military service may be required to reimburse monies withheld for FICA
and FUTA. ACC’s Labor & Employment Law Committee has prepared
an Alert to provide up-to-date information on related laws and rulings,
as well as information on pending legislation that addresses these
issues. Be sure to refer to http://www.acca.com/networks/lelaw.php
for updated information on this matter.
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Chief Legal Officer Resources
Do you want to find out how your peers are handling the executive, legal, and
department management roles of today’s CLO? Visit ACC's CLO webpage. Some of what
you’ll find includes ACC’s new Law
Department/Attorney Conduct Manual, global law department
resources, and surveys on CEO expectations of the CLO.
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ACC Releases New InfoPAKs
Find out why members have accessed all InfoPAKs over 100,000 times this
year. These new and updated packets represent some of the most commonly
asked questions and are free to all members.
This InfoPAK examines the duties and responsibilities of corporate
management, including their personal risks arising from both civil and
criminal liability; the process of conducting an internal
investigation; determining who should conduct the investigation and the
relevant benefits and detriments associated with that decision;
gathering information during the investigation; the responsibilities of
the investigative counsel, and the findings of the investigation.
Also discussed are the legal and practical aspects of protecting
investigative results under the attorney-client privilege, the self
evaluative privilege and the work product doctrine and practical tips
to consider when conducting an internal investigation.
Responding to Government Investigations
This InfoPAK also provides practical advice regarding responding to a
government investigation, including considerations to be made when
selecting the appropriate team or person to oversee the response, if
any, to the investigation. It outlines the relevant Department of
Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission policies and sets forth
various investigative methods utilized by investigative agencies in
conducting corporate investigations and provides information regarding
the duties and responsibilities of corporate management when it learns
that an investigation is being conducted into activities conducted by
the corporation or its agents.
Hiring Foreign Nationals in the United
This InfoPAK provides a comprehensive overview of employment-based
immigration which involves a corporation’s sponsorship of a foreign
national to work with the sponsoring company and live in the United
This updated InfoPAK provides practical information on managing outside
counsel including sample checklists, sample billing guidelines,
engagement letters, RFPs, information on case management software and a
guide on conducting a convergence project.
This updated InfoPAK looks at the legal obligations that the corporate
world faces today with a focus on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and
the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. It describes basic features of an
effective compliance program.
New to In-house Practice
This InfoPAK will assist corporate counsel in understanding the scope
and nature of their duties as in-house counsel in a post-Enron,
Sarbanes-Oxley world and what they should expect when they assume the
role of in-house counsel. By noting some of the issues that arise in
the ordinary course of an in-house counsel’s practice, this InfoPAK
will arm a new in-house counsel with the basics of what he or she needs
to know to provide the highest level of quality legal representation
for their corporate client.