Press Releases


ACC AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTS COMMON INTEREST DOCTRINE IN US COURT OF APPEALS

2018-Nov-08
ACC supports the position that the common interest doctrine does not require that both parties be represented by an attorney.

ACC's Catherine J. Moynihan Inducted Into College of Law Practice Management

2018-Nov-01
Catherine J. Moynihan, ACC associate vice president of legal management services, has been inducted as a fellow into the College of Law Practice Management

ACC Files Amicus in Support of Attorney-Client Privilege in Supreme Court of Texas

2018-Oct-31
ACC recently filed an amici curiae brief in the Supreme Court of Texas with the IADC on the topic of attorney-client privilege.

ACC Honors Outstanding In-house Leadership

2018-Oct-22
ACC honored outstanding members, chapters, and networks at its Leadership Awards Program at the 2018 ACC Annual Meeting.

ACC Elects BMO Financial Group General Counsel, Simon A. Fish, as Board Chair

2018-Oct-22
ACC announces new directors and officers of its 2019 board of directors. BMO Financial Group General Counsel Simon Fish will serve as Chairman of the Board.

ACC Recommends Modifications to India's Personal Data Protection Bill to Further Global Commerce

2018-Oct-19
ACC submitted recommended modifications to the Srikrisha Committee's Personal Data Protection Bill, including on the topic of cross-border transfer of personal data.

ACC Europe Elects New President

2018-Oct-01
ACC Europe has elected Hans Albers, chief of staff legal and associate general counsel, Juniper Networks, as its president.

ACC, Dubai Judicial Institute Enter into Collaboration Agreement

2018-Sep-27
The Dubai Judicial Institute and ACC recently entered into an agreement to cooperate in the promotion of each organization's mission and goals.

Association of Corporate Counsel CLO Selected for Top Corporate Counsel List

2018-Sep-11
DCA Live selected ACC CLO Susanna McDonald for DCA Live 2018 Top Corporate Counsel, a list of leading in-house lawyers in the DC region.

Crossing the Generational Divide, Responding to Privacy Breaches, and Conducting Internal Investigations Among Topics to be Presented at ACC Annual Meeting

2018-Aug-10
ACC will host the 2018 ACC Annual Meeting, the world's largest gathering of in-house lawyers, October 21-24 in Austin.

ACC Supports Expanding Right to Practice Pro Bono in Kansas, District of Columbia

2018-Jul-24
ACC submitted comments in Kansas and the District of Columbia supporting proposed rule changes in both jurisdictions that would expand in-house lawyers' ability to provide pro bono services.

Female GCs Earn 78 Cents on the Dollar vs. Male Counterparts

2018-Jul-10
The compensation gap between men and women is significant at the highest levels of law department leadership, and smallest among entry-level in-house lawyers, ACC announced today.

ACC Commends Second Circuit Ruling in Kiobel v. Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP

2018-Jul-10
ACC applauds today's decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Kiobel v. Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP.

ACC Names Winners of 7th Annual 'Top 10 30-Somethings' Awards at ACC Corporate Counsel University®

2018-Jun-22
ACC today announced winners of the seventh annual 'Top 10 30-Somethings' awards at its Corporate Counsel University® in Philadelphia.

ACC Announces Inaugural Legal Operations Award Winners

2018-Jun-20
ACC announced its inaugural legal operations awardees: The Tools & Technology Interest Group, Julie Richer, Chantelle Pruter, and Alan Bryan.

ACC Legal Operations Names 2018-2019 Leadership

2018-Jun-12
Sam Ranganathan of AbbVie will serve as chair, ACC Legal Operations. Tania Daniels of The Walt Disney Company will serve as vice chair.

ACC Foundation to Honor Outstanding Achievements of Legal and Business Leaders

2018-Jun-05
The ACC Foundation today announced its honorees for its third annual Global Women in Law & Leadership Honors Dinner, to be hosted at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room on June 19.

Association of Corporate Counsel Names New CLO

2018-Jun-01
ACC today announced that it has appointed Susanna McDonald to serve as vice president & chief legal officer.

ACC Announces Second In-house Counsel Certification Program

2018-May-29
ACC today announced that the second ACC In-house Counsel Certification Program will take place September 3-6, 2018 in Dubai.

ACC Expands Custom Benchmarking Services

2018-May-23
With the launch of three new reports offering detailed data on law department staffing, spending, and work volume, ACC expands its custom benchmarking services.

Corporate Law Departments Embrace Technology, Data-Driven Solutions to Law Department Management, Achieving Time and Cost Savings

2018-May-15
ACC recognized 12 law department and law department/law firm collaborations, including companies based in Israel and Germany, as 2018 ACC Value Champions.

ACC Legal Operations Conference to Address Leading Change Management in the Law Department

2018-May-07
Encouraging embracing change, applying the right tools to align priorities, and learning best practices to measure progress will be 2018 ACC Legal Operations Conference themes.

Cybersecurity Role, Spend on the Rise for Corporate Legal, ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Report Finds

2018-May-01
Over 40 percent of in-house lawyers stated their companies plan to change data security standards, breach notification procedures, and incident response plans as a result of the upcoming GDPR.

In May, ACC Europe Annual Conference to Address Corporate Legal's Role in 'New Economy'

2018-Apr-10
ACC Europe will host its Annual Conference, “The Legal Profession in the New Economy - Developing Leadership for Uncertain Times,” 20-22 May in Paris.

Top In-house Counsel Recognised at 11th annual Lexology European Counsel Awards in Association with ACC

2018-Mar-02
ACC and Lexology hosted the 11th annual European Counsel Awards.

Nominations Sought for the ACC Board of Directors

2018-Mar-01
ACC is currently accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. Help shape the future of ACC. All nominations are due by Monday, March 12, 2018.

ACC Urges UK Financial Reporting Council to Recognize General Counsel Influence in Guidance on Board Effectiveness

2018-Mar-01
ACC submitted comments to the UK Financial Reporting Council on revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code and Guidance on Board Effectiveness.

ACC Mid-Year Meeting to Address Trends in M&A Transactions, Contract Management and Artificial Intelligence

2018-Feb-13
ACC will host the third annual ACC Mid-Year Meeting in Denver April 22-24.

ACC Submits Comments to Government of India on its Proposed Data Protection Law

2018-Feb-07
ACC recently submitted comments to the Government of India on the Whitepaper of the Committee of Experts on Data Protection Framework for India.

Geopolitical Change and Evolving Regulatory Climate Drives Age of the Chief Legal Officer, ACC Report Finds

2018-Jan-24
Worldwide, regulatory or government changes is the most concerning issue keeping chief legal officers and general counsel up at night, the ACC CLO 2018 Survey reported.

ACC Legal Operations Launches Maturity Model, Toolkit and Webinar Series

2018-Jan-17
ACC Legal Operations launches the ACC Legal Operations Maturity Model, Toolkit and Webinar Series to support advancement of legal function.