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Key Developments in UK and US Employment Law

June 8, 2022 - June 8, 2022
Conference Center at Waltham Woods
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
Arnold & Porter and North Eastern Human Resources Association Conference

Arnold & Porter and North Eastern Human Resources Association are pleased to invite you to this complimentary half-day seminar designed for HR professionals, in-house counsel and senior executives with labor and employment responsibilities.


Time to Update Your UK Employment Contracts

  • New terms you are required to mention
  • Protecting your company's confidential information
  • What "garden leave" actually means and how to draft a valid garden leave clause
  • Monitoring employee communications: what is OK to say given GDPR
  • The ongoing vacation nightmare: new rules and more liabilities
  • Process for changing contracts of employment

Demystifying Employee Generated IP: The UK Perspective

  • What IP rights do employees generate?
  • Protecting the employer: what needs to be stated in the UK employment contract?
  • What does all the legalese actually mean?
  • The difference between creation/inventorship and ownership
  • "Assigning IP rights": when is that necessary?
  • Do we have to pay employees if we want ownership of their inventions and copyright works?
  • Best practices

Compensation and Benefits Issues in Corporate Transactions: The US perspective

  • Compensation and benefits aspects of a deal
  • Labor & employment: unions, WARN Act, wage and hour compliance, employment agreements, & non-competes
  • Executive compensation: equity incentives, change in control provisions, 280G & 409A
  • Employee benefits: pensions, retiree medical, severance

Processing HR Data in the UK: What US HR Professionals and In-House Legal Counsel Now Need to Know

  • How has Brexit changed things?
  • Transferring employee personal information to our US parent: major new developments
  • When and how can we undertake criminal background checks?
  • What documentation should we have in place?
  • Can we rely on consents given by employees?

Meet the Speakers

Henry Clinton-Davis
Arnold & Porter
Uri Horowitz
Arnold & Porter
Dr. Beatriz San Martin
Arnold & Porter