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In-house Access    Apr 11, 2014

Guest Blogger: Aliya Ramji is legal counsel at CSA Group in Canada and focuses on international and intellectual property issues. She is a member of the Aga Khan Education Board for Ontario and a member of the Junior Achievement of Central Ontario’s YGC Board. She can be contacted at In a 2011 survey conducted... Continue Reading ... Read more


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ACC Europe Conference to Highlight Cross-Border Legal Trends

Apr 22, 2014

Corporate Governance and the Role of the General Counsel

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Creating a Corporate Ediscovery Readiness Program

Apr 18, 2014

European Union Lifts Obstacles to Antitrust Damages

Apr 17, 2014

China Marks Change of Focus on Environmental Protection Laws

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Is This the Death of Hourly Rates at Law Firms?

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Finding Harmony in Cross-Border Risk Management

Apr 10, 2014

ACC Chapters Worldwide Celebrate Diversity on 'Day of Pink'

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European In-house Lawyers to Analyze Compliance, Anti-Corruption and Data Protection at ACC Europe Annual Conference

Apr 08, 2014

SEC Threats Don't Help In-house Bar Prevent Retaliation

Apr 07, 2014

ACC to Hold Third Annual Corporate Counsel University to Sharpen Practice Skills of New In-house Attorneys

Apr 03, 2014

ACC to Hold Program on Cross-Border Risk Management

Apr 01, 2014

ACC to Hold Conference in Canada on Emerging Legal Trends

Mar 31, 2014

Developing a Legal Strategy for Global Workforces

Mar 28, 2014

ACC to Examine Leading Corporate Governance, Anti-Corruption Issues at Compliance and Ethics Conference

Mar 27, 2014

Sanctions Against Russia Mean Greater Due Diligence, Risk Management

Mar 26, 2014

Global Bribery Crackdown Gains Steam

Mar 25, 2014

ACC, ILO Recognize Latin America's Top Corporate Counsel

Mar 24, 2014

ACC, U.S. Chamber Protest Whistleblower Privilege Decision

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As General Counsel Turnover Climbs, Companies Rethink Priorities

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ACC Challenges Latest Attack on In-house Counsel Privilege Protection in Kellogg Brown & Root Whistleblower Case

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Finding the Appropriate Balance Between Ethics and Compliance in a Regulatory Landscape

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Action! ACC Releases Online Videos on Risk & Compliance

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Japan Looks to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Mar 14, 2014

ACC Ramps Up Digital Content to Address Growing Compliance and Ethics Concerns

Mar 13, 2014

Pro Bono Spotlight: ACC Chapter Members Discuss Legal Service Needs

Mar 12, 2014

ACC and ILO Recognize Top European Corporate Counsel

Mar 11, 2014

Non-disclosure Agreements and Reasonable Measures

Mar 10, 2014

Reducing Discovery Challenges Through Innovative Use of Technology in Cross-Border Litigation

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Three Key Steps for International Internal Investigations

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As Legal Profession Evolves, General Counsel Outpace the Norm

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The Future of Cybersecurity - Threats and Opportunities

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Corporate Clients Shift Priorities for Law Firms

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Proposed Change to Federal Ediscovery Rule 37(e): The Yay Case

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How to Navigate Dispute Resolution in Africa

Feb 27, 2014

Anti-corruption Laws Sweeping Across the Globe

Feb 26, 2014

Why Compliance Reporting to General Counsel Still Exists

Feb 25, 2014

EU Companies May Face Non-Financial Disclosure Demands

Feb 24, 2014

ACC Advocates for Changing Federal Discovery Rules

Feb 21, 2014

Navigating Complexities of International Arbitration

Feb 20, 2014

In-house Bar Files Comment Letter Aimed to Reduce the Excessive Costs and Burdens of FRCP Discovery Rules

Feb 19, 2014

Strategies for Protecting Trade Secrets in the Cloud

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General Counsel as Innovators?

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Firms Provide Value via Proactive Input, Close Collaboration and Clean Billing Processes

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ACC Appoints New Editor-in-Chief to Lead Award-Winning ACC Docket

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General Counsel Slow to Turn LPOs, but In-house Counsel Expect Outsourcing Industry to Grow in Next Five Years

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Proposes New Anti-Patent Troll Rule

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Ten Corporate Governance Trends for 2014

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More Congressional Focus on Corporate Cybersecurity

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Booming UK In-house Market Doubles

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Taking Charge of Legal Spending

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Survey Says a Majority of Chief Legal Officers are Happy with Their Jobs

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Let the Good Times Roll (In-house)

Jan 31, 2014

Despite Pressures, In-housers a Mostly Happy Lot

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More GCs Expected to Triage Legal Expenditures in the Year Ahead, ACC Chief Legal Officer 2014 Survey Reveals

Jan 29, 2014

Pro Bono Service by In-house Counsel can Help Close the Justice Gap

Jan 28, 2014

The New Black: Legal Department Operations Managers

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What You Need to Know About Ediscovery in 2014

Jan 24, 2014

Five Ways to Get a Handle on eBilling

Jan 23, 2014

Supreme Court of Canada Makes It Easier for Quebecers to Bring Class Actions

Jan 22, 2014

New York City Bar Panel Issues Guidance on Deals with Nonlegal Organizations

Jan 21, 2014

Best Practices for Compliance in Ever-Changing Regulatory Landscape

Jan 17, 2014

General Counsel Hire Operations Pros in Push to Rein in Costs

Jan 16, 2014

Experts Discuss Legal Landscape in China

Jan 15, 2014

Ukraine Rules on Personal Data

Jan 14, 2014

General Counsel of the Future Part III - The Strategist

Jan 13, 2014

Global Antitrust Bill Up By 10 Percent in 2013

Jan 10, 2014

Africa: A Golden Age

Jan 09, 2014

How General Counsel are Shaking Up the Legal Landscape

Jan 08, 2014

General Counsel of the Future Part One - 'The Fearless Leader'

Jan 07, 2014

Companies on Guard for New Legal Pitfalls

Jan 06, 2014

How to Woo Corporate Counsel in 2014

Jan 03, 2014

Skill Sets for the Future General Counsel

Jan 02, 2014

Blowing the Whistle on International Corruption

Dec 24, 2013

Labor and Employment in 2013: Looking Back and Forward

Dec 23, 2013

General Counsel Gear Up to Follow Volcker Rule

Dec 20, 2013

The Changing Face of Directors and the Challenges They Face

Dec 19, 2013

No Shades of Gray in the Commoditization of Law

Dec 18, 2013

Boards Ramp Up Compliance Expenditures

Dec 17, 2013

Breaking the Reactive Cycle In-house

Dec 16, 2013

ACC Looks into the Future of General Counsel

Dec 13, 2013

General Counsel Predict Growth in Strategic Role

Dec 12, 2013

ACC Now Accepting Nominations for Value Champions Initiative

Dec 11, 2013

General Counsel Role in Business Direction Drives Value, ACC Survey Says

Dec 11, 2013

ACC, Georgetown Study Details Growing Business and Strategy Demands on the Chief Legal Officer

Dec 10, 2013

New Policy Allows Out-of-State Attorneys to do Pro Bono Work

Dec 10, 2013

Six Months to Prepare for CASL Legislation

Dec 09, 2013

Due Diligence is the Key to Africa Success

Dec 06, 2013

Applications Up to 1.9 Million at World's Five Big Patent Offices

Dec 05, 2013

NYSE Governance Services' Inside Compliance: ACC Survey Results with Veta T. Richardson

Dec 04, 2013

ACC President & CEO Selected as One of the Most Influential Boardroom Leaders of 2013

Dec 03, 2013

A Snapshot of In-house Counsel Compliance in 2014

Dec 03, 2013

ACC Urges Massachusetts to Make it Easier for In-house Legal Offices to Hire Foreign Lawyers

Dec 02, 2013

ACC Commends N.Y. Court of Appeals for Amending Pro Bono Rules

Dec 02, 2013

More Legal Work Moving In-house, ACC Survey Says

Nov 26, 2013

Getting Into the Heads of Board Members and Investors

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Why Diversity in the Boardroom is Good for Business

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Majority of US Companies Cut Outside Legal Spending in 2013

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Law Departments Shift More Work In-house, According to ACC/Empsight 2013 Law Department Compensation Survey

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International Firms Drawn to High Growth in Southeast Asia

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