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The Litigation Committee aims to enhance the practice of in-house litigation and foster the professional development of ACC members working in this field. Key topics include the changing relationships between in-house litigators and outside counsel and the role of litigation in business strategy.

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Upcoming Teleconference Meeting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 4:00 PM ET, 8:00 PM GMT
Legal Quick Hit (Webcast presentation during the meeting)

Avoiding Traps in Business Litigation

Presented by ACC's Litigation Committee and Sponsored by Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP Corporate counsel are constantly being asked to do more with less. Issues that appear to be of little concern can fall to the bottom of the to-do list. But sometimes things that initially look like a small problem - or no problem at all - can quickly turn into big problems that could have been avoided. This quick hit will discuss some of the situations law firm litigators and corporate counsel have recently encountered and share steps that can be taken by corporations to avoid or mitigate issues before they become big problems and even bigger expenses. Frank M. Lawrey IV, Partner, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP

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Upcoming Webcast

Current Developments in Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Sep 10 2014 2:00 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Derivative Litigation InfoPAK

Jul 2014 InfoPAK Download pdf
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This InfoPAK is intended to assist in-house counsel at public companies in addressing the issues that arise most frequently in connection with shareholder derivative litigation. It discusses litigating ...

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, and Anti-Corruption Compliance

Oct 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
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The purpose of this InfoPAK is to assist corporate counsel in understanding and making decisions about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and global anti-corruption law. Included is a summary of the ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Legal Counsel Sitting in on Calls with Clients/Customers Without Announcing Their Presence on the Call

Jun 2014 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from responses posted in the Employment and Labor eGroup and the Litigation eGroup, addresses the practice of legal counsel sitting in on calls with clients/customers ...

Top Ten Considerations for Private Companies Now Subject to SOX Whistleblower Lawsuits

May 2014 Top Ten
Sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP
Private employers should consider the steps discussed in this article to avoid potentially costly litigation.

Cooperation Pays in Insider Trading Enforcement and Sentencing

May 2014 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP
The results of insider trading enforcement and sentencing continue to follow trends of years past. Review this QuickCounsel to learn more.