Resource Type Descriptions ACC Forms & Policies More than 2,000 sample forms and policies that provide a useful starting point as you develop your own contract or policy. Practice Examples Leading Practices Profiles: In-depth examinations of corporate counsel practices, including benchmarking, trends, and leading practices. Value Practices: Where law departments and law firms share their leading practices on increasing value for their organization/clients through reducing cost, streamlining processes, and good budget and project management techniques. Primers InfoPAKs: ACC's most in-depth resources on substantive legal issues or law department management methods. Primers: Comprehensive guides for law departments and law firms on implementing value practices. Publications ACC Docket: Articles from the only professional journal written by in-house counsel for in-house counsel. Asian, Canadian, European, Latin American Briefings: Region-focused newsletters published as a supplement to each ACC Docket issue that explore legal issues affecting in-house practice in Asia, Canada, Europe, and Latin America. Third-party articles: Articles from outside publications that are relevant to the in-house practitioner. Quick References Designed for the busy in-house counsel short on time. Quick references consist of: • QuickCounsels: Brief summaries of important legal topics with links to additional resources. • Top Tens: Articles providing "top ten" issues or tips on various legal topics. • Wisdom of the Crowd: Compilations of member responses from ACC Committee eGroups on a particular issue/question • Green-House Counsel: Resources on energy and environmental topics. • How Tos • Lists • Charts Surveys Results from surveys, questionnaires and polls from a variety of sources. Two ACC signature surveys: • ACC's 2011 Census Report (acc.com/census): Over 5800 in-house counsel reporting on outside legal spend, demographics, and legal department structures. • ACC CLO Survey (acc.com/survey/clo_oct11): over 1100 General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers reporting on demographics, staffing, managing expenses, the changing role of the CLO, expectations for the coming year, and managing outside counsel. Other notable surveys: • Corpedia - Compliance Benchmarking • Serengiti - Outside Counsel Management • Empsight - Compensation on Large, Medium and Small Department Poll Results (acc.com/polls): Results from the weekly ACC.com homepage Quick Poll. Online Education ACC Webcasts (acc.com/webcasts): Online presentations provide substantive information on legal topics relevant to in-house counsel, many with the option to earn CLE/CPD credit. • ACC hosts more than 70 per year; members can watch live or on-demand for up to one year after the original Webcast date. • Webcasts may be viewed by ACC members without CLE/CPD credit free of charge; CLE/CPD is available at a discounted rate in most jurisdictions in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. Legal Quick Hits (acc.com/lqh): Mini-Webcasts, generally 15-30 minutes in length, recorded on each Committee's monthly teleconference. • CLE/CPD credit is not available. ACC Events • Recorded programs from the ACC Annual Meeting, European Conference and Corporate Counsel University (CCU). • CLE/CPD credit is offered for several jurisdictions through West LegalEdcenter at discounted rates for ACC members. Presentations PowerPoint™ presentations and program materials from past Annual Meetings, European Conferences, Corporate Counsel Universities and other ACC events.