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Law Firm Security Breaches: Minimizing Impact

Law Firm Security Breaches: Minimizing Impact

With security breaches on the rise, GCs should safeguard their company’s data before hackers strike. Read

India , Russia , Ukraine , United Kingdom , United States



My Take: Lead On

My Take: Lead On

Chief Legal Officer Iohann Le Frapper reflects on his past year as ACC Board Chair. Read

Australia , China , European Union , Germany , Hong Kong , India , Israel , Portugal , South Africa , South Korea , United Kingdom , United States


This Week in Privacy: Finding the Best Privacy Control Framework

This Week in Privacy: Finding the Best Privacy Control Framework

Whether it’s a client- or patient-based business, protect your data with these privacy control frameworks. Read

European Union , United States


Day in the Life - of the General Counsel of 2025

Day in the Life - of the General Counsel of 2025

General Counsel Axel Viaene imagines what the future will look like for in-house counsel leadership. Read

European Union , Netherlands


Breaking Down Big Data: De-identification Standards to Protect Personal Information

Breaking Down Big Data: De-identification Standards to Protect Personal Information

The first part of this series answers what de-identification is and how the legal standards affects your data. Read

European Union , United States


This Week in Privacy: Do You Need Permission to Anonymize Your Data?

This Week in Privacy: Do You Need Permission to Anonymize Your Data?

Technology Columnist K Royal answers how to retain your personal data longer under the GDPR. Read

European Union


A Statistical Analysis on Development of the In-house Practice in Japan

A Statistical Analysis on Development of the In-house Practice in Japan

The experience level for corporate counsel has fluctuated for the past decade. How will it change in the future? Read

Japan


Tips & Insights: Beyond the Job Description

Tips & Insights: Beyond the Job Description

Sophos GC Eleanor Lacey talks about her goals to grow corporate diversity and broaden her life. Read

China , European Union , United Kingdom , United States


Day in the Life - Felipe Ziegler Zugno

Day in the Life - Felipe Ziegler Zugno

Felipe Ziegler Zugno talks about a typical day for him as general counsel of Stihl Ferramentas Motorizadas Ltda. Read

Brazil


Big Changes in Canadian Patent Law

Big Changes in Canadian Patent Law

From the Promise Doctrine to CETA, here are a few laws that are impacting Canadian patent owners. Read

Canada , European Union


The Golden Age of Music: A Conversation with Reservoir Media Management SVP and GC Jeff McGrath

The Golden Age of Music: A Conversation with Reservoir Media Management SVP and GC Jeff McGrath

The rapid change in music laws has ushered in one of the most exciting times to work in the industry. Read

Canada


5 Keys to Effective Regulatory Change Management

5 Keys to Effective Regulatory Change Management

Regulatory compliance can be dense, but here’s how in-house counsel can help their companies find clarity. Read

China , European Union , Hong Kong , India , Japan , Singapore , South Korea , United Kingdom , United States


This Week in Privacy: Are the Swiss and EU Data Transfer Requirements Different?

This Week in Privacy: Are the Swiss and EU Data Transfer Requirements Different?

What in-house counsel should keep in mind when working on Swiss cross-border data transfer laws. Read

European Union , Switzerland


Tips & Insights: From Mergers to Synergy

Tips & Insights: From Mergers to Synergy

Yibing Mao, GC of Marriott, talks about the Marriott-Starwood merger that almost didn’t happen. Read

Hong Kong


Day in the Life - Edo Bar-Gil

Day in the Life - Edo Bar-Gil

Take a look at Appsflyer General Counsel Edo Bar-Gil's typical day. Read

Israel


A New Brazil: Unilever GC Newman Debs on the Rapid Growth of In-house Counsel in Latin America

A New Brazil: Unilever GC Newman Debs on the Rapid Growth of In-house Counsel in Latin America

As GC for one of the most widely used brands in the world, Newman Debs discusses his company’s trajectories. Read

Argentina , Bolivia , Brazil , Chile , Ecuador , Mexico , Paraguay , Uruguay


This Week in Privacy: What You Need to Know About the GoBD

This Week in Privacy: What You Need to Know About the GoBD

What is the German GoBD, and how is it different from the General Protection Data Regulation (GDPR)? Read

European Union , Germany



What US Employers Should Know About the Travel Ban

What US Employers Should Know About the Travel Ban

ACC Docket's HR Columnist discusses what parts of the ban are in effect and how they'll impact companies. Read

Iran , Iraq , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , United States , Yemen


Pay to Play: Our Data is Locked Down, But Not by Us

Pay to Play: Our Data is Locked Down, But Not by Us

There's no way to completely avoid a ransomware attack, but the consequences for being unprepared are significant. Read

European Union , United States


New Data Protection Regulations to Reach US Companies

New Data Protection Regulations to Reach US Companies

Never before has a privacy regulation had the potential to reach international companies on such an immense scale. Read

European Union , United States


Corporate Counsel University: Data Privacy, Information Security, and Data Transfers

Corporate Counsel University: Data Privacy, Information Security, and Data Transfers

At the Corporate Counsel University, panelists discuss the cultural importance of data privacy. Read

European Union , United States


Are Data Brokers Following Privacy Principles?

Are Data Brokers Following Privacy Principles?

In-house counsel must ensure their companies are following these principles to protect customer data. Read

European Union , United States


Out of Sight, Top of Mind: Preparing for ePrivacy Regulation in the European Union

Out of Sight, Top of Mind: Preparing for ePrivacy Regulation in the European Union

As in-house counsel await the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the impact of its counterpart — dubbed the ePrivacy Regulation — should not be underestimated. Read

European Union


Standing Up for Data Protection and Personal Security

Standing Up for Data Protection and Personal Security

How to navigate data protection and security with Amenda Makhetha of MiX Telematics in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read

South Africa


Keeping the Pace: How Sahia Ahmad is Transforming Tourism in Dubai

Keeping the Pace: How Sahia Ahmad is Transforming Tourism in Dubai

As GC of Dubai Tourism, Sahia Ahmad aims to make her hometown the ultimate travel destination. Read

United Arab Emirates


Day in the Life - Gordon Chan

Day in the Life - Gordon Chan

Vice president of legal, Asia Pacific of Hyatt, tells us about his day on the job. Read

Hong Kong


Understanding the WannaCry Virus: One of the Largest Cyber Attacks in History

Understanding the WannaCry Virus: One of the Largest Cyber Attacks in History

In an unprecedented event in cyber history, hackers utilizing software stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) unleashed a ransomware virus Friday that impacted nearly 200,000 ... Read

China , United Kingdom , United States


Tracking the Road to Success with Canadian Pacific Railway CLO Jeffrey Ellis

Tracking the Road to Success with Canadian Pacific Railway CLO Jeffrey Ellis

To Jeffrey Ellis, chief legal officer of Canadian Pacific (CP), cutting to the chase and providing executives with his recommendation first — and reasoning afterward — is something ... Read

Canada


The Road Ahead: How the French Election Might Impact In-house Counsel

The Road Ahead: How the French Election Might Impact In-house Counsel

With France inching towards isolationism and the European Union inching towards another Brexit, the scenario begs the question: Will this impact my in-house practice? Read

France


How to Ensure Safe Personal Data Protection Handling

How to Ensure Safe Personal Data Protection Handling

When conducting due diligence, include these assurances of safe data handling for peace of mind. Read

European Union , United States


Seeing Through the Gray Areas

Seeing Through the Gray Areas

Chubb General Counsel Patrick Kong explains how he handles regulations that aren’t so clear cut. Read

China , Hong Kong


Learn Your World - Finland

Learn Your World - Finland

To support your global practice, ACC Docket offers country-specific fun facts from your peers who’ve been there — literally. Read

Finland


ELI Fellow Emily Jelich on Intense Experiential Learning at ACC Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

ELI Fellow Emily Jelich on Intense Experiential Learning at ACC Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

As a graduate of ELI, Emily Jelich describes her three-and-a-half days filled with collegial information sharing. Read

Canada


Day in the Life - David Felicissimo

Day in the Life - David Felicissimo

Spend a day in the life of GC for Valnet Inc., a Montreal startup. Read

Canada


From California to Hong Kong: One Lawyer’s Journey

From California to Hong Kong: One Lawyer’s Journey

Allison Despard is now in Singapore, where she pushes boundaries as Honeywell's general counsel of labor and employment. Read

China , Singapore , United States