Close
Login to MyACC
ACC Members


Not a Member?

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

Join ACC

Search Filters
2580 Results
View By:
Benchmarking and Research Data
Author
ACC Research
Publication Date
04/28/2020

A study of the state of maturity among in-house legal departments across 15 legal operations functions.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Articles
Author
Mark Evans, Partner and Graham Hood, Partner, Smart & Biggar
Publication Date
05/05/2020
4 pages

This article outlines five key considerations for in-house counsel looking to cost-effectively enforce trademark rights in Canada.

Articles
Publication Date
05/05/2020
4 pages

This article explains the top ten amendments to the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) that were made after the 2018 American midterm elections. These new amendments affect Canadian IP law .

Resource Details
Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: Canada
Articles
Author
Justin L. Krieger, Managing Partner, Denver Office, John C. Alemanni, Mr. Morlock, and David Reed, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Publication Date
05/08/2020
47 pages

In this ACC Guide, an overview of recent developments in post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board are explained. With relatively new administrative proceedings developed for challenging competitor grants, in-house counsel will need to familiarize themselves with this knowledge to prepare for hearings.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: United States
1 person found this helpful.
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
2 pages

Not letting its small size impede its innovation, Fir Tree has streamlined its legal operations by using many of the same processes and technology solutions adopted by large corporate law departments. Using the ACC Legal Operations Maturity Model as a roadmap, the team targeted legacy pain-points and leveraged data, alternative legal service providers and ingenuity to add tech solutions.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
10 pages

Suite of vendor reports includes Spend, Invoices, Operations and Matter-specific dashboards (includes total spend, discounts, staffing ratios, diversity, with breakdowns by vendor, matters, budget category, etc.)

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
1 pages

Fir Tree Partners Legal Operations Project Background and Pillars of Success

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Audience: Legal Operations
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
8 pages

This North American energy company decided that innovation was needed to be nimbler in the delivery of jurisdictional licensing opinions to its engineers. TC Energy engaged (past Champion) Shook, Hardy & Bacon to design a secure, scalable, easy-to-use online tool that is accessible around-the-clock.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
1 pages

To keep up with a rapidly growing $10B+ business, VMware Legal needed to scale how they operated. To redefine the way they worked, and to elevate their value, they focused on three core areas: (i) taking their technology and data analytics strategy to the next level; (ii) expanding their outsourcing and insourcing capabilities; and (iii) building a team with diverse skills, competencies, and talents.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
1 pages

To keep up with a rapidly growing $10B+ business, VMware Legal needed to scale how they operated. To redefine the way they worked, and to elevate their value, they focused on three core areas: (i) taking their technology and data analytics strategy to the next level; (ii) expanding their outsourcing and insourcing capabilities; and (iii) building a team with diverse skills, competencies, and talents.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/08/2020
1 pages

To keep up with a rapidly growing $10B+ business, VMware Legal needed to scale how they operated. To redefine the way they worked, and to elevate their value, they focused on three core areas: (i) taking their technology and data analytics strategy to the next level; (ii) expanding their outsourcing and insourcing capabilities; and (iii) building a team with diverse skills, competencies, and talents.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
03/01/2019
30 pages

The ACC Guide to Value-Based Fees provides a step-by-step approach to help those new to the process get started and to help those who are veterans of the process consider whether there may be opportunities to improve what they already do. The checklists, flow-charts and tables are designed to help in assessing a particular matter to determine which value-based fee constructs would fit best, as well how to best implement and carry out those terms.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Audience: Legal Operations
Checklists
Publication Date
05/12/2020
3 pages

New Employee On-Boarding Checklist

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Audience: Legal Operations
1 person found this helpful.
Articles
Author
Rich Cohen, Former President and General Counsel of Corporate Creations (recently retired)
Publication Date
05/13/2020

ACC author and member Rich Cohen discusses how in-house counsel can refocus their energy and efforts at the midpoint of their careers, to provide the best opportunity for a successful finish. In this Top Ten, Rich discusses how every career needs a periodic re-evaluation of things to do to ensure success, but the definition of success can change mid-career. Doing the same things in the same way will not get you any different result. It is never too late to change your career trajectory.

Resource Details
Region: Global
Audience: New to In-House, CLO / GC
1 person found this helpful.
Articles
Author
Bröderman Jahn, Hamburg, Germany, Member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
05/14/2020
5 pages

Incoterms, or International Commercial Terms, are a set of pre-defined terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce for international trade. In this article, revisions from the newest edition are explained for the international in-house counsel.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: Global, Europe
Audience: Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Eileen A. Pluijm, Russell Advocaten B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
05/14/2020
3 pages

New security measures to protect company's information are being tested throughout the world. With General Data Protection (GDPR), employees have a right to see where privacy and security meet. In this article, new security measures are discussed within the frame of GDPR.

Resource Details
Region: Netherlands, European Union
Articles
Author
Selwyn Black and Yue Lucy Han, Carroll & O'Dea, Sydney, Australia, Member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
05/14/2020
3 pages

In Australia, whistleblowers are protected by law and recently, are gaining more protections. In this article, learn more about how company's interact with whistleblowers, who constitutes a whistleblower and how in-house counsel can prepare for such issues.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: Australia
Articles
Author
HJM Asia Law & Co. LLC, Singapore, Member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
05/14/2020
5 pages

Singapore recently passed the Variable Capital Companies Act: this regulation can help create fund-friendly legal entities. In this article, in-house counsel can learn the basics of the Act and how it impacts their company.

Checklists
Publication Date
05/15/2020
1 pages

Project Management Best Practices Checklist (LibertyMutual)

Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Audience: Legal Operations
Articles
Publication Date
06/04/2019
30 pages

The ACC Guide to Value-Based Fees provides a step-by-step approach to help those new to the process get started and to help those who are veterans of the process consider whether there may be opportunities to improve what they already do. The checklists, flow-charts and tables are designed to help in assessing a particular matter to determine which value-based fee constructs would fit best, as well how to best implement and carry out those terms.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: Global
Audience: Legal Operations
Articles
Author
Stuart Davidson, European Marketing Director at Exterro
Publication Date
05/19/2020

In this Top Ten, learn tips as to how to organize your data protection practices. Now more than ever, companies are under pressure to create, implement, and maintain effective data protection plans.

Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
05/19/2020
11 pages
Resource Details
Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: United States
Audience: Legal Operations
3 people found this helpful.
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/20/2020
14 pages

The Covid-19 health crisis has affected the way businesses operate around the world. In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about the impact to Australian and New Zealand foreign investments, commercial real estate and subsidies for employees. This resource was published by Meritas in April 2020.

Resource Details
Region: Australia, New Zealand
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/20/2020
90 pages

Data breaches happen to companies across the globe. In this article, in-house counsel can learn how to plot a successful plan that will protect their company's data. Each section of this article is dedicated to a specific country or region including Hong Kong, China, Europe and the United States. This resource was published by Meritas in 2019.

Resource Details
Region: Asia, Europe, United States, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia / Pacific, Australia, New Zealand
1 person found this helpful.
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/20/2020
16 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about investment in Chinese businesses and commercial relationships. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: China
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
14 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about investment in Hong Kong businesses and commercial relationships. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: Hong Kong
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
12 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about investment in Japanese businesses and commercial relationships. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: Japan
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
16 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about investment in Singaporean businesses and commercial relationships. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: Singapore
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
16 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about investing in businesses based in the Philippines and developing commercial relationships. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: Philippines
Articles
Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/21/2020
14 pages

In this article, in-house counsel can learn more about investing in businesses based in the Thailand and developing commercial relationships. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Commercial and Contracts
Region: Thailand
ACC

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work properly; others help us improve the user experience.

By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. For more information, read our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Accept