Submitted by christian on Thu, 03/30/2017 - 09:49
The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is the representative organisation of more than 1 million European lawyers through its member bars and law societies from 32 full member countries, and 12 further associate and observer countries. The CCBE is an international non-profit-making association incorporated in Belgium. The CCBE is at the forefront of advancing the views of European lawyers and defending the legal principles upon which democracy and the rule of law are based.
Submitted by christian on Wed, 03/29/2017 - 15:55
- We should engage with one another constructively and respectfully, in a spirit of sincere cooperation. The United Kingdom does not seek membership of the single market: we understand and respect your position that the four freedoms of the single market are indivisible and there can be no "cherry picking". We also understand that there will be consequences for the UK of leaving the EU: we know that we will lose influence over the rules that affect the European economy.
Submitted by christian on Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:41
The impact of new regulations is a major issue for businesses and in-house lawyers in French companies must tackle upstream the elaboration of policies that could apply tomorrow to their company.
There is however a dichotomy in France between the Public Affairs and the Legal Department and this division is harmful as it restricts in-house lawyers’ participation in the lobbying process. Public affairs is often at the heart of public policy advocacy activity without having the necessary technical competencies of an in-house lawyer when debating a draft law.
Submitted by christian on Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:35
Submitted by christian on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:01
ECLA is the umbrella organisation for 17 company lawyer associations in Europe and represents common interests of European company lawyers.
ECLA was created in 1983. It is an international non-profit association governed by Belgian law. Membership is open to national associations only. While individuals are not members of ECLA directly, each company lawyer, who is a member of a national association, can share the benefits ECLA negotiates. These include discounts to conferences, legal education, training, free publications and more.
Submitted by christian on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:10
Important Note: Until the process of negotiations is over, the United Kingdom remains a member of the European Union, with all the rights and obligations that derive from this. According to the Treaties which the United Kingdom has ratified, EU law continues to apply to the full to and in the United Kingdom until it is no longer a Member.
Submitted by christian on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:50
L’Association des Avocats Lobbyistes (AAL) a été fondée en 2011 par les cabinets August & Debouzy, Granrut & Associés, Jeantet, Vogel & Vogel, Régis Cusinberche et Chloé Zylberbogen (Solon Avocats)
L’AAL a pour but de :
Submitted by christian on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 12:15
Source: U.S. Census Bureau (million US $)
Balance of Trade: Negative Trade Balance
Submitted by christian on Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:52
In 2016 Shareholder resolutions filed with 50 companies by 66 institutional and individual investors. Corporate public policy advocacy disclosure remains a top shareholder proposal topic in 2016. At least 66 investors filed proposals at 50 companies asking for public policy advocacy reports that include federal and state public policy advocacy payments, payments to trade associations used for public policy advocacy, and payments to any tax-exempt organization that writes and endorses model legislation.
Submitted by christian on Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:22
Best practice requires oversight and approval of significant public policy advocacy activities, expenditures and positions by a standing board committee of independent directors. Leading companies on this issue have recognized that engaging in public policy advocacy requires board oversight because it involves significant shareholder interests and can be intrinsic to the outcome of business strategy.