Global Perspective

The ACC Annual Meeting offers programming and events valuable to corporate lawyers from around the world. Attend the world’s largest gathering of in-house counsel to interact with your peers, meet with service providers, and earn CPD/CLE hours.

Networking Highlights

Reception for International Annual Meeting Attendees
Sunday 21 October
1630-1730
Join the ACC Board of Directors and invited international guests for a special reception recognising your participation in this meeting. By invitation-only.

ACC Leadership Awards Dinner
Sunday 21 October

1900-2200

Presentation of awards, dinner, and entertainment. By invitation-only.

Welcome Breakfast and Programme for First-time Attendees
Monday 22 October

0730-0830

Learn how to take advantage of the many ACC programmes and services at the conference to maximise your Annual Meeting experience.

Business Meeting of the ACC International Legal Affairs Network
Monday 22 October
1315-1430

Open to ACC members only.


Progamming Highlights

Listed below is just a portion of the educational programming that can help you address your needs as a lawyer with cross-border legal and business responsibilities. A complete list of Annual Meeting educational programmes can be found here.

Monday

 

22 October
Tuesday

 

23 October
1000-1130

 

 

Setting Up International Corporate Governance (session 107)
Closer Together and Further Apart: Critical Changes in Canadian Trademark Law (session 109)

0900-1030

 

 

How Fintech Is Transforming Global Business (501)
1145-1315

 

 

Establishing a Foreign Subsidiary (207)
GDPR's First 100 Days: Lessons Learned (210)
Global Legal Project Management: Theory into Practice (211)


1100-1230

 

 

Trademark Harmony - How Can We Use Each Others Marks in this Global Marketplace (602)
Managing Globally: Building Relationships and Working Collaboratively Across Multiple Departments (606)
Sexual Harassment: Not Just a US Issue (610)
 
1430-1600

 

Cross-Border Employee Issues for US Companies (708)

1630-1800

 

 

Beyond the GDPR: A Review of Global Privacy Laws and Tips for Compliance (404)
Limitation of Liability Around the Globe (405)
Recruiting a Global Legal Team: Navigating International and Cultural Differences (410)
1630-1800

 

 

FCPA Third-party Assessments: Technology, Tools and Training (803)
Emerging China: The Growing Economic Power in Asia (808)
A View from the Trenches: When Dispute Resolution Clauses Blow Up (809)