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ACC to Hold Conference in Canada on Emerging Legal Trends

Posted: Mar 31, 2014

WASHINGTON (March 31, 2014) — The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global bar association representing more than 33,000 in-house counsel in 85 countries, will host Emerging Global Trends for Corporate Counsel in Canada June 19-20. The conference will address anti-corruption laws, data privacy and risk management. Meeting attendees will also discuss developments related to liability enforcement, mobile technology in the profession and global privilege rules.


The conference is a day-and-a-half  "deep dive" into trending issues for general counsel (GC) and their legal teams. The faculty includes in-house counsel from Royal Bank of Canada, DuPont Canada, Kia Motors America and Teva Pharmaceuticals, among others. They will lead sessions on:

  • Developments in anti-corruption law issues and their impact on global businesses
  • Best practices in cybersecurity risk assessments
  • Litigation trends that are reshaping in-house counsel and GCs' focus
  • Recent enforcement actions against corporate counsel


June 19-20, 2014



Park Hyatt Toronto

4 Avenue Road

Toronto, ON M5R 2E8




For press registration, please contact Lee Betancourt, public relations director, at 202.696.1557 or betancourt@acc.com.

For more details on the Emerging Global Trends for Corporate Counsel conference, visit www.acc.com/egt.


About ACC: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar 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 more than 33,000 members in 85 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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