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

Posted: Apr 8, 2014

LONDON (8 April 2014) — On 18-20 May 2014, the Association of Corporate Counsel Europe (ACC Europe), will host its annual conference, "20 Years of ACC Europe: a Journey into the Evolution of the In-house Bar," in London. The meeting will address leading issues and trends impacting businesses in Europe and beyond, including anti-cartel enforcement, compliance, data protection, EU competition law, risk management and technology law.

What:

The ACC Europe Annual Conference is one of the largest meetings for in-house lawyers in Europe, and this year, the two-day program will bring together more than 200 corporate counsel representing 25 countries. Speakers from the financial, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications and other industries will discuss how to:

 

  • Address challenges with Internet piracy, cybercrime and social media
  • Develop objective tools to address anti-corruption
  • Balance data protection for the business, individual and state post-Snowdengate
  • Build effective legal teams and expand best practices in an evolving profession
  • Facilitate speed to market for retail businesses in compliance with harmonisation legislation
  • Handle the complexity of immigration restrictions and international mobility
  • Manage cartel investigations with preventative measures and antitrust compliance policies
  • Maximise law department efficiency using technology, specifically knowledge management

The chapter will also celebrate its 20th anniversary at the meeting during the Gala Dinner on Monday, 19 May 2014.

When:

18-20 May 2014

Where:

Lancaster London Hotel Lancaster Terrace

London W2 2TY, United Kingdom

Contact:

For media enquiries or more information on the 2014 ACC Europe Annual Conference, please contact Marthea Davis at +1 202.349.1519 or davis@acc.com, or Gill Pilkington at +44 (0) 191 284 5077 or acceurope@acc-chapters.com.

For more on accommodations and the programme, visit www.acc.com/europeconference.

About ACC Europe: The Association of Corporate Counsel Europe (ACC Europe) serves the needs of lawyers practising in corporations and other organisations throughout Europe. ACC Europe, with more than 2000 members, promotes the common interests of its members, contributes to their continuing legal education and seeks to improve the understanding of the role of in-house counsel. ACC Europe is a chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), which since its founding in 1982 has grown to more than 33,000 members in 85 countries. Internationally, its members represent 42 of the Global 50 and 73 of the Global 100 companies. ACC members in Europe are also members of ACC. Additional information about ACC Europe can be found at www.acce.com. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel®.

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