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2010, THE YEAR OF CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

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ACC Board Members See Opportunities in the Midst of Greater Regulatory Scrutiny, Increased Client Demands & Efficiency Directives in the New Year As 2009 comes to a close, some will look back on the past year disheartened by the economic upheaval that occurred, while others will look ahead with cautious optimism, confident that in the… Continue Reading

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP: I’LL KNOW IT WHEN I SEE IT

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Leadership, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.  Sure there are plenty of definitions and many a book has been written and speech given on the subject, but when you ask people, what leadership means to them, you’ll get an assortment of responses.  A recent quick poll of lawyers and others in the… Continue Reading

Positive Vibe Permeates throughout ACC’s 2009 Annual Meeting

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

ACC’s Annual Meeting in Boston might have kicked off on Sunday night, but things really got underway on Monday as thousands of in-house counsel arrived at the Hynes Convention Center to register and begin their immersion into what brought them together: learning, engaging and sharing. Having been involved with past meetings, I was struck today… Continue Reading

ACC’S 2009 Annual Meeting Kicks Off in Boston

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In-house counsel and legal industry professional from around the world came together at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center as ACC kicked off its Annual Meeting with a Welcome Reception and networking event in the Exhibit Hall on Sunday evening. Over 100 event sponsors and exhibitors were on hand from international law firms, top litigation support providers and… Continue Reading

Lawyers and Auditors: The Perfect Storm of Privilege Issues?

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"Answers to Questions You Wish Your Outside Auditor Hadn’t Asked" at the ACC Annual Meeting raised lots of questions, but provided lots of solutions, too.  When it comes to privilege protection and erosion, many in-house lawyers are  terribly afraid of the threat from within: the likelihood that their auditors, newly empowered and intimidated by the PCAOB,… Continue Reading