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The ACC British Columbia (ACCBC) Chapter serves the needs of nearly 100 in-house lawyers who represent more than 50 organizations through networking, knowledge sharing, and continuing legal education on behalf of the in-house profession. Started in July 2012, ACCBC is the premier networking organization for in-house counsel in British Columbia.

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Alberta releases Climate Leadership Plan

Nov 26, 2015 - On Nov. 22, 2015, Alberta Premier Rachel Notely made a much anticipated announcement about the future of Canada’s heaviest greenhouse gas emitter: a

Canada - employee monitoring: it's all about balance

Nov 26, 2015 - The monitoring of employees is a poignant example of an activity that requires a balance between the interests of different parties. On the one hand

SEC announces record numbers for whistleblower tips and awards

Nov 26, 2015 - Canada’s largest securities regulator continues to move to implement its whistleblowing program, and investors and market participants should take

Worker’s fainting at sight of his own blood was “work-related”: U.S. OSHA

Nov 26, 2015 - We all know people who get light-headed at the sight of blood. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an

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ACC Sends Condolences in Wake of Paris Tragedy

On behalf of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), board of directors, staff and entire ACC community, our heartfelt sympathies go out to the victims and families of the tragic events in Paris.

Paris is the home of many of our chapter leaders, members, country representatives, sponsors and the in-house community at large. We share in the grief and sadness of those that have lost loved ones or suffered physically or emotionally.

At this time we are not aware of anyone from the ACC network of families and friends that have been injured or lost. Our hearts go out to our colleagues and friends and family of loved ones in Paris. We pray for your safety and security.

– Veta T. Richardson, ACC President & CEO Continue