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
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


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

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


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

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.



22 October


23 October



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




How Fintech Is Transforming Global Business (501)



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




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)


Cross-Border Employee Issues for US Companies (708)




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)



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)