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International Corporate Practice: A Practitioner's Guide to Global Success

 
Author(s): Carole L. Basri
Practice Area: Corporate law, International law, Regulation and compliance (Corporate law), Regulation and compliance (International law)
Published: Nov 2007
Supplement Date: Feb 2021 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402408793
PLI Item #: 10623

International Corporate Practice provides guidance on building a comprehensive global legal department, including advice on structuring, staffing, and budgeting, as well as the use of foreign legal consultants and outsourcing.

Written by some of the nation’s leading corporate attorneys, International Corporate Practice helps you to:

  • Develop compliance programs that minimize clients’ legal exposure in foreign markets
  • Commercialize intellectual property
  • Evaluate and effect successful mergers and acquisitions abroad
  • Structure effective international project financing transactions
  • Ensure clients satisfy international guidelines crucial to their global viability, including financial reporting standards, transfer pricing rules, and environmental requirements
  • Manage legal challenges facing clients overseas

International Corporate Practice also includes helpful case studies, checklists, and sample documents.

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Carole Basri is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law and a visiting professor at Peking University School of Transactional Law. She helped to create the Corporate Compliance program at Fordham Law School, which includes a certificate and LLM in Corporate Compliance that launched in 2012.

Ms. Basri is a graduate of Barnard College and NYU School of Law, where she was a member of its National Moot Court Team. She then joined the Federal Government, where she was an Assistant Counsel with the United States Senate Antitrust and Monopoly Subcommittee and an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission. She later became in-house counsel with the advertising agency, NW Ayer Inc., and left to become an associate, first with Baker & McKenzie and then with Hall Dickler Lawler Kent and Friedman. Ms. Basri then became in-house counsel with Maidenform Inc. and a consultant with the Perrier Group Inc. From 1994 to 2002, she was a consultant to Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she helped to create its Ethics and Compliance practice. During this time, she also served as General Counsel of China On Line Inc.

Ms. Basri was the Senior Vice President of B3 Legal, a national legal and compliance staffing company that provides, among other things, attorneys and compliance professionals to serve as in-house counsel attorneys and Compliance Officers at financial institutions.  In addition, she has been Executive Director of the Greater NY Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) for over 10 years (until September 2006).

Ms. Basri is also President of the Corporate Lawyering Group LLC, which advises on corporate compliance programs. She has created comprehensive compliance and ethics programs for major corporations, including the Dunn & Bradstreet Corporation, Cendant, Benjamin Moore & Co. and Dannon Inc. These programs were all launched within nine months and, in many cases, in multiple languages and locations. She also provides advice on law department management, document retention and corporate governance issues.

Carolina Academic Press just published two casebooks by Ms. Basri: Corporate Legal Departments and Corporate Compliance.