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

Posted: Apr 3, 2014

WASHINGTON (April 3, 2014) — The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global bar association representing more than 33,000 in-house counsel in 85 countries, will hold its third annual Corporate Counsel University (CCU), a two-day program, especially designed for attorneys who are new to in-house practice.

What:

Topics during the two-day program will range from emerging trends in employment law to data privacy, compliance and intellectual property issues. In-house counsel from Xerox Corporation, Israel Chemicals Ltd., RGA Reinsurance Company, Siemens Corporation and TELUS International, among others, will highlight global compliance and corporate litigation, contract drafting and negotiations, outside counsel management and strategic planning.

Winners of ACC's "Top 10 30-Somethings," which recognizes in-house counsel rising stars for their innovation, global perspectives, proactive practice, advocacy efforts and community service work, will be announced at CCU.

Further, attorneys can earn up to 12 continuing legal education (CLE)/continuing professional development (CPD) credit hours at CCU and will have the opportunity to network with in-house counsel peers and other industry professionals.

When:

June 1-3, 2014

Where:

Minneapolis Marriot City Center

30 South 7th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Contact:

For press inquiries and registration for CCU, please contact Jane Myers, public relations coordinator, at myers@acc.com or 202.677.4767.

For more information on registration and accommodations for CCU, please contact the ACC Education Department at education@acc.com or 202.293.4103 ext. 451.

About ACC: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives. With more than 33,000 members in 85 countries, employed by over 10,000 organizations, ACC connects its members to the people and resources necessary for both personal and professional growth. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel.® For more information, visit www.acc.com and follow ACC on Twitter: @ACCinhouse.

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