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Recognize Your In-house Peers! Now Accepting ACC Advocacy Award Nominations

Posted in Miscellaneous

As the only international legal association comprised soley of in-house attorneys, ACC provides a unique perspective on public policy issues, and recognizes the significance of advocacy by — and for — its membership. From protecting attorney-client privilege to safeguarding the right of in-house counsel to practice and provide pro bono legal services, it is vital… Continue Reading

Breach Response – Why Having a Plan B is So Important

Posted in ACC Mid-Year Meeting

At the inaugural ACC Mid-Year Meeting, “Hot Topics in Financial Industry Cybersecurity” revealed via attendee polling that only eight percent of companies represented in the session have a sharing program with government or industry. On the other end of the spectrum, 73 percent do have an incident response plan.

Compliance – It Can Start with Contracts

Posted in ACC Mid-Year Meeting

At the inaugural ACC Mid-Year Meeting, one of the popular morning sessions was “Enhancing Compliance and Risk Management Through Contracts.” Faculty Dan Puterbaugh, director and associate general counsel, Adobe Systems; Monica Reinmiller, director corporate compliance, Sutherland Global Services Inc; and Sarah Sederstrom, senior counsel, Wunderman, instructed attendees that your contracts can be your first line… Continue Reading

Taking Your Contracting Skills & Strategies to the Next Level

Posted in Contracts & Negotiations

Ninety-five percent of chief legal officers stated their law department insources contract management, according to the ACC Chief Legal Officers 2016 Survey. And this year, contracts saw a big increase in the percentage of individuals who cite this as their primary practice, with 64 percent of respondents identifying it as their primary discipline.

Maryland Clarifies the Applicability of Boland’s Heightened Standard in Oliveira v. Sugarman

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Ed Paulis is vice president and assistant general counsel at Zurich North America Group. He is also chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at edward.paulis@zurichna.com. In a 2011 opinion, the Maryland Court of Appeals held that while the substantive conclusions of a Special Litigation Committee (SLC) were entitled to… Continue Reading