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Corporate Lawyers to Address Cybersecurity, Regulatory Trends and Business in the U.S. Supreme Court at 2015 ACC Annual Meeting

Posted: Aug 5, 2015

WASHINGTON (August 5, 2015) — The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing 40,000 in-house counsel in 90 countries, will host its 2015 ACC Annual Meeting in Boston, October 18-21. The meeting, which is the largest gathering of in-house attorneys worldwide, will provide a forum for corporate lawyers to discuss best practices, challenges and emerging trends for 2016. The ACC Annual Meeting will offer more than 100 sessions on a variety of issues, including those most popular among attendees, such as:  

  • General Motors: What In-house Counsel Can Learn from the Valukas Report
  • Cybersecurity and Data Protection in the Wake of Recent Corporate Attacks
  • Economic Sanctions: A 360-Degree U.S. and EU Perspective 
  • The Current Climate of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program 
  • Crisis Management and Exit Strategies For When Things Go Wrong in Foreign Countries 
  • Playing in the Big (Data) Leagues: Consumer Data Mining, Data Privacy and Compliance 
  • The Best App Standing — 60 Apps Sure to Make You More Productive 
  • The Legal Perspective on the “Internet of Things”  

What: The 2015 ACC Annual Meeting will highlight business priorities, global corporate trends and issues affecting the in-house counsel community, such as anti-corruption, cybersecurity, cross-border matters, internal investigations, privacy risks, technology and whistleblowing. In addition, industry experts representing Abercrombie & Fitch, Anthem, Bitcoin, Deutsche Bank AG, Exxon Mobil, Google, Microsoft, NIKE, The Clorox Company, Wal-Mart and other companies will lead panel discussions. ACC will also announce its 2015-2016 board of directors and award recipients for chapter, committee and individual leadership accomplishments.  

When: October 18-21, 2015

Where: John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center - 900 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass. 02115 

Contact: For additional information on the ACC Annual Meeting or to apply for press credentials, please contact Marthea Davis at +1 202.349.1519 or davis@acc.com or Lee Betancourt at +1 202.696.1557 or betancourt@acc.com.  

About ACC: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global legal association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives. With 40,000 members in over 90 countries employed by over 10,000 organizations, ACC connects its members to the people and resources necessary for both personal and professional growth. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel.® For more information, visit www.acc.com and follow ACC on Twitter: @ACCinhouse.  

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