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Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP is the 2015 sponsor for ACC's Compliance and Ethics Committee.


The Corporate Compliance & Ethics Committee explores current approaches to domestic and international corporate compliance and ethics and promotes best practices in these areas. Areas of interest include business ethics, regulatory issues, governance and risk assessment and mitigation.

special announcements

New Resource Bundle Added: Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will have a significant impact on the electronic communication practices of companies operating in the Canadian marketplace. Designed as one of the most stringent anti-spam regimes in the world, the legislation imposes significant restrictions on the use of electronic messages to encourage participation in commercial activities. Please click here to access the CASL Resource Bundle and to learn more about CASL.

ACC-Navex Compliance Thought Leadership Video Series

The ACC-Navex Compliance Thought Leadership Video Series features ACC members from the United States and outside of the United States, provides valuable insights on key compliance topics. Brought to you by ACC and NAVEX Global, these and other short thought leadership videos feature leading professionals in the field discussing challenges and best practices, and provide critical education about key ethics and compliance risks. Watch them today. 


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Upcoming Meetings

Monday, October 19, 2015 at 12:45 PM ET, 4:45 PM GMT
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 1:30 PM ET, 6:30 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

Common Professional Responsibility Issues Faced by In-house Counsel

Oct 2015 Webcast
Sponsored by ACC Litigation Committee, Annual Meeting 2015

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Complying With United States Export and Sanction Laws and Regulations

Nov 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
This InfoPAK addresses United States laws imposing export controls and economic and trade sanctions. These laws and their implementing regulations can present unique challenges to businesses, as ...

Corporate Compliance

Sep 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by WeComply, Inc.
This InfoPAK guides the in-house practitioner on how to establish a corporate compliance and ethics program. It begins by outlining the primary corporate legal obligations and requirements, focusing ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

eDiscovery for the Middle Market

Feb 2015 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
For middle market companies with small in-house staffs, eDiscovery missteps can be costly and damaging. This QuickCounsel shows middle market companies how to understand and properly implement legal ...

Checklist for Avoiding Contacts Sufficient for U.S. Jurisdiction – Foreign Parents with U.S. Subsidiaries Do’s and Don’ts

May 2014 List Download doc
Sponsored by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
Many non-U.S. companies which own U.S. subsidiaries prefer to operate in such a way as to avoid jurisdiction in the U.S. courts.  In order to minimize the chances of becoming a defendant subject ...

Sample Business Associate Agreement

May 2014 Form & Policy Download doc
Sponsored by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
This is a sample contract regarding health and policy information under HIPAA.