Global Business Professor’s latest audio interview, “Effectively Managing Tax and Litigation Matters in Brazil,” features John Clark, president of Corporate Counsel Solutions PLC and former general counsel and chief administrative officer of Acument Global Technologies, and an automotive industry and global legal expert.
In the 10-minute audio interview, Clark discusses and answers these questions:
- What are the primary differences between the U.S. and Brazil judicial systems?
- How do you assess exposure in a particular case and determine the proper reserves to take?
- Can a company eliminate or minimize its liability exposure in these types of matters and, if so, how?
Clark is an accomplished senior executive, general counsel and global business leader with more than 25 years of international legal, administration and business guidance. He has managed industry-leading global IP licensing businesses and has extensive experience across every facet of day-to-day operations in public and private equity owned organizations, large-scale corporations and privately held businesses.
As both a general counsel and chief administrative officer for multi-billion dollar global companies, Clark has a wide range of domestic and international legal, compliance, human resources, M&A, intellectual property, EH&S and financial experience, as well as familiarity with multiple process challenges and complexities. He pairs his unique, multi-faceted skill set with excellent judgment, issue-spotting and problem-solving skills. He is well-versed in financial aspects, including audit procedures, of global organizations as a core member of senior management teams and from having direct P&L responsibilities. He has experience in various industries including automotive, aerospace, electronics, industrial, construction and financial services. He currently provides part-time and outsourced general counsel and chief administrative officer services to companies in various industries.