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Field Fisher Waterhouse is the 2014 sponsor for ACC's IT, Privacy & eCommerce Committee.

The ITPEC Committee covers information technology, privacy, data protection, ecommerce, outsourcing, the Internet and related areas.

ITPEC Committee Goals:

  • To serve as a key resource for its members to exchange valuable information, forms and practical approaches to legal issues.
  • To act as a center of excellence within the ACC in the practice areas of information technology, privacy, data protection, ecommerce, outsourcing, the Internet and related areas.
  • To foster the professional development of its members through education and networking opportunities.
  • To promote the development of best practices in the practice areas covered by the Committee.

special announcement

ACC Open Source Software Shared Wisdom Session 

In this session, experts from the sponsoring firms of the IT, Privacy & eCommerce Committee and the Intellectual Property, Field Fisher Waterhouse and Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, will discuss the legal risks that attach to the use of open source software and the practical, contractual and policy based solutions that businesses can take to mitigate and avoid those risks.

The session will run in a "town hall" style format to invite interactive debate and knowledge sharing between attendees and session leaders, with attendees encouraged to share their practical experiences of working with open source and the solutions they have turned to in practice

Please click here to register.

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Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Agile Software Development

This presentation will cover what Agile is and how it is different from traditional software development. Key legal issues to consider when negotiating Agile contracts will also be discussed. John Brunning, Senior Associate, Technology, Outsourcing and Privacy, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT


Making and Enforcing Contracts Online in the United States, Canada and the EU

Sep 2012 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Venable LLP
This InfoPAK is designed to provide corporate counsel with a general overview of making and enforcing online contracts. It is meant to be a primer for understanding how to prepare electronic contracts ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Reforms in Australian Privacy Law

Apr 2014 Article Download pdf
Privacy law in Australia exists through a two- tiered system of legislation – Federal and State/Territory. The Federal legislation, the Privacy Act 1988 and the combination of its National Privacy ...

Cookie Policy (UK)

Mar 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
Sponsored by Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP
In the UK and across all member states of the European Union, the use of cookies and other technologies for storing and accessing information on a user's device is regulated. The UK's Privacy and ...

Data Processor Obligations (UK)

Mar 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
Sponsored by Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP
The template clauses in this form are for inclusion in a services agreement where the supplier/service provider will be processing personal data on behalf of the customer within the EU. The clauses ...