It’s about time the American Bar Association recognized that the globalization of law is a “trend” that’s here to stay. I say this because the ABA House of Delegates just passed a resolution that would allow foreign attorneys to work in the U.S. as in-house counsel. The fact is that seven states already allow international attorneys to work as in-house lawyers in the U.S. … [Read more...]
What Multinational Corporations Need to Know About New Anti-Corruption Rules in the UK and China.
Several months ago, I received a call from the general counsel of a multinational corporation concerned about new anti-corruption laws that are now part of the international business law landscape. He was particularly concerned with the recently enacted UK Bribery Act, which he characterized as the FCPA “on steroids.” While the UK’s Bribery Act certainly has quite a bite, I … [Read more...]