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ACC represents more than 1,000 members in 450 corporations across Canada. ACC's British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec Chapters hold programs every month on such topics as compliance, ethics, intellectual property, legal risk management, project management, career development and more. ACC’s Calgary networking group offers many educational programs and other opportunities for in-house counsel to get involved.

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Mardi Gras Cocktail Party - Calgary

May 22, 2014
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Belvedere
107 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1B4

Emerging Global Trends for Corporate Counsel

Jun 19-20, 2014
Park Hyatt, Toronto, Ontario

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General counsel as innovators?

Feb 17, 2014 - Fred Krebs explores how general counsel have a significant opportunity to help lead corporate innovation.

More Corporate Law Departments Turn to Legal Support Services to Reduce Excessive Fees

Jun 19, 2013 - ACC Value Champion Program Reveals Latest Trends in Alternative Fee Arrangements

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Alberta’s new pension legislation will you be ready?

Apr 16, 2014 - In December 2012, the Alberta government gave royal assent to Bill 10, the new Employment Pension Plans Act(New Act). The New Act is to come into

On your (trade-)marks, get set, go! Canadian government seeks swift passage of changes to Trade-marks Act

Apr 16, 2014 - On March 28, 2014, the Government of Canada proposed the most substantial changes to Canada's Trade-marks Act since the existing legislation came

Recent .ca domain name decision accepts broad interpretation of what constitutes a brand owner’s prior trade-mark “rights” in Canada

Apr 16, 2014 - The recent decision of Guitar Center Inc v Robert Piperni (“Guitar Center”), CIRA Decision No. 0254, confirms that a broad definition of “rights”

Does an innovator have standing and a right to be made a party to a judicial review of the Minister of Health’s decision relating to the application of the Data Protection Regime?

Apr 15, 2014 - This question was recently considered in the Reasons for Order and Order released today in relation to HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE CORPORATION v THE MINISTER

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The CLO ThinkTank program brings together a select group of CLOs for an in-depth look at a current trend, issue or development facing law department leaders.

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