Profession of company lawyers in Europe
IndependenceDuring more than a year ECLA has been in the process of composing a White Paper on the Independence of the company lawyer, containing contributions of well over 50 authors, both from ECLA members and from outside, originating from some 30 countries.
The White Paper named Company Lawyers: Independent by Design has been co-edited by former ECLA President Philippe Coen and Prof. Christophe Roquilly. The White Paper has been officially presented to the ECLA General Assembly held in Tallinn on 30 May 2014.
Thereafter the White Paper has been presented to various ECLA members and other legal organizations, i.a. in Brussels, Paris, Madrid, and The Hague (capital of the Legal World). This will continue in 2015.
ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON EUROPEAN COMPANY LAW AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 2016 on 22-23 September 2016 in Trier (Germany)
There's a 25% special discount for ECLA members on the standard conference fee. You can download a registration form here. Members who register online should mention the reference code 215R01CLA in the comment box. This annual conference will meet the requirements of company law specialists to stay informed on the latest developments in legislation, non-legislative initiatives and best practice in this field. Particular focus will be put on: · Updates on European company law: case law and legislation · Employee co-determination rules across Europe: an overview of the rules in the Member States · The role of foreign employees in co-determination in the light of case C-566/15 Erzberger · Economic crime for company lawyers: the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and the Market Abuse Regulation · Sustainable companies and European corporate governance More information about the detailed programme and online registration you will find here www.era.int/?125716&en