A unique and invaluable aid to corporate counsel, and other legal advisors, to guide corporate response and decision making, presented with ease of accessibility and a practical, pragmatic focus. It is a first port of call for those charged with advising their key business leaders on difficult and disputed legal issues that engage and tax the board room.
It presents the legal considerations implicit in the business functional areas common to commercial practice, be it sales, productions, marketing, human resources, finance and accounting etc, and additionally explores some of the following topics that are typically top of corporate counsel agenda:
- Commercial Contracting, with particular emphasis on the risks of Agency and Distribution arrangements in EMEA - Regulatory and Legal Compliance considerations across EMEA - Product compliance - Advertising and Promotion within EMEA - Geo-Political Legal Considerations
It also includes helpful chapters on the topics of Company Secretariat obligations, geopolitical legal considerations in EMEA and the emerging field of Islamic commercial and legal interface with local law.
Read an extract of The UK and EMEA Corporate Counsel Handbook
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Part 1 Regarding the 'Business of the Business' Chapter 2 Selling in EMEA Chapter 3 Agency and distribution agreements Chapter 4 Advertising and promotion Part 2 Regarding Humans: The Heartbeat of the Business Chapter 5 Human resources Part 3 Regarding the Governance of the Business Chapter 6 Accounting and the law Chapter 7 Anti-corruption Chapter 8 Anti-money laundering Chapter 9 Antitrust and anticompetitive practices Chapter 10 Communications compliance Chapter 11 Data protection in the EMEA Chapter 12 Environmental, social and governance Chapter 13 Product compliance and related issues Chapter 14 Transparency and fairness in supply chains Part 4 Regarding Geo-political Upheaval and the Business Chapter 15 Geo-political considerations for corporate counsel – Brexit Part 5 Regarding the Future of the Business Chapter 16 Future challenges and opportunities Part 6 Regarding any other Business Chapter 17 Primer in trusts Appendix A EU controller to non EU/EEA processor – standard clauses Appendix B EU controller to non EU/EEA controller – standard clauses Appendix C EU controller to non EU/EEA controller – standard clauses Appendix D Specimen CCTV policy – EMEA Appendix E Specimen AML policy – EMEA Appendix F Specimen third party due diligence policy – sanctions screening policy – EMEA Appendix G Specimen modern slavery/transparency in supply chains statement Appendix H Specimen competition policy – EMEA Appendix I EU Preparedness Statements on Brexit* Appendix J Types of undertakings to which the accounting directive applies