British Columbia Chapter

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.

ACC Newsstand

Of mice and men

Nov 24, 2014 - Canadian electronic DJ Deadmau5 (real name Joel Zimmerman) is currently locked in a heated trade mark dispute with entertainment Goliath Disney

Privacy exceptions for picketing: Alberta's proposed changes to PIPA

Nov 24, 2014 - The Alberta government moved forward last week with amendments to the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). The proposed amendments seek to

Canada joins the gene patenting debate

Nov 23, 2014 - Canada has joined the gene patenting debate. Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (“Children’s”) sued the University of Utah Research

Court of Appeal affirms the Crown's 10 day notice provision

Nov 21, 2014 - The Proceedings Against the Crown Act (“PACA”) requires that 10 days’ notice be provided to the Crown where the action involves occupier’s liability


Canadian Briefings

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