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ACC represents more than 1,300 members in 450 corporations across Canada. ACC Alberta, ACC British Columbia, ACC Ontario and ACC Quebec hold programs every month on such topics as compliance, ethics, intellectual property, legal risk management, project management, career development and more. 

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Crisis Management and the Role of In-House Lawyers: Leveraging Cross-Functional Expertise

Apr 28, 2016 - This Leading Practices Profile, an update to ACC’s 2011 Crisis Management and the Role of In-House Lawyers: Company Leading Practices, features the leading business continuity and crisis management plans of four entities that share plan aspects...

The Role of the General Counsel in Canada

Apr 28, 2016 - This Leading Practices Profile, an update to ACC’s 2009 The Role of the General Counsel in Canada LPP, describes practices implemented by the law departments of six organizations regarding law department structure...

Why Are Women Earning Less?

Apr 25, 2016 - At the national conference of the Canadian Association of Corporate Counsel in April, it was widely touted that 52 percent of members are now women...

From Articles to In-House

Apr 25, 2016 - Over the course of my in-house career, and more recently as president of the Ontario Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, it has become apparent to me that more lawyers are seeking and obtaining in-house roles earlier in their careers...

The Shifting Sands of Cybersecurity

Apr 25, 2016 - An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so the saying goes, and while it may seem trite, for in-house counsel who have to deal with the aftermath of a cyberattack or data breach, that recommendation overwhelms all others...

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Off-Duty Misconduct: Criminal charges alone are not just cause for dismissal

May 04, 2016 - Employers have a management right to impose reasonable rules to govern conduct in the workplace and to discipline and discharge employees who break

Federally Regulated Employers: Policy and Other Requirements for the Prevention of Violence and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

May 04, 2016 - The Canada Labour Code (the "Code") requires that every federally regulated employer have policies on the prevention of workplace violence and sexual

Update: Draft regulations to require "sufficient presence of French" on all outdoor signage in Québec

May 04, 2016 - As reported yesterday, the Québec Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister Responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French

British Columbia Employers: Requirements for the Prevention of Bullying, Harassment and Violence in the Workplace

May 04, 2016 - Pursuant to the British Columbia Workers' Compensation Act ("Act"), every employer has a duty to ensure the health and safety of its workers, which

CLO ThinkTanks

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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