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Jim Kearney, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP &
Laura Martino, Global Jet Capital, Inc.
Publication Date
07/06/2020
2 pages
Resource Details
Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States
Audience: New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Richard Mazzochi, Partner, and Minny Siu, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Publication Date
06/22/2020
7 pages

This article clarifies the notice from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) about alternative procedures available to intermediaries to verify individual clients' identities when onboarding them online. This resource was produced in July 2018.

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Region: Hong Kong
Articles
Publication Date
05/21/2020

Explore ACC's selection of global, regional, and country-focused resources to help in-house counsel navigate legal, business and career issues arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus / 2019-nCov) crisis.

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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.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: Australia
Program Materials
Author
Claire Rauscher, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP & Anne Takher, ON Semiconductor
Publication Date
02/01/2020
2 pages

This is a brief Legal Quick Hit Overview

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States
Audience: New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
James A. Nortz
Publication Date
01/01/2020
2 pages

Regardless of whether your company has expressly adopted one or more of the Core Moral Values, it is vital that you and your leaders strive to create a work environment that is fair, respectful, compassionate, honest, and responsible.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Elene Dighmelashvili, Aleko Nanadze, Yuriy Kotliarov, and Sergiy Tsyba
Publication Date
01/01/2020
6 pages

Blockchain technology can be an innovative tool for processing personal data — as long as it’s being used in a manner compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

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Region: European Union, France, Ukraine
Articles
Author
Julisa Edwards, Virginia Gross, and Jonathan Blum
Publication Date
01/01/2020
4 pages

The close connections between a corporation and its foundation can put both organizations at risk for inadvertent self-dealing. Take these necessary precautions when making transactions between the related business and the foundation.

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Region: United States
Articles
Author
Jane Kelly and Felipe Jaramillo
Publication Date
01/01/2020
6 pages

The road to finalizing a contract can be tricky. Here are seven steps that will help you balance being a guide and strategic advisor as you negotiate the right path for your company.

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Region: United States, Spain
Articles
Author
Andre Wolff, Giacomo Barbot, Axel Viaene, Julien Haure, and Marine Hamon
Publication Date
01/01/2020
8 pages

The European Court of Justice issued a ruling on time-keeping requirements that will affect all employers in the European Union. Learn how your company can adjust its time-keeping strategies and overcome any associated challenges.

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Region: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom, European Union
Articles
Author
Ellen M. Zavian and Sathya S. Gosselin
Publication Date
01/01/2020
10 pages

This ACC Docket article is meant to spur dialogue and highlight possible changes to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s current model, including one that leverages new forms of corporate structure to create a distinct ethical framework for college athletics.

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Region: United States, Brazil, Japan, Germany
Articles
Author
Veta T. Richardson
Publication Date
01/01/2020
2 pages

From the executive team to the human resources professionals to every employee in the company, ACC President and CEO Veta T. Richardson believes we all have a responsibility to be respectful not only to our companies’ policies and procedures, but on a basic level, to each other.

Articles
Author
K Royal
Publication Date
01/01/2020
2 pages

With the California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going into effect in 2020, here’s what US in-house counsel should consider when creating data policies.

Articles
Author
Jeffrey W. Wheeler
Publication Date
01/01/2020
4 pages

In the corporate setting, individual actions aren’t limited to individual consequences. The unscrupulous decisions of a few can lead to hefty fines for the whole organization.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States, Finland
Articles
Author
Gregory Stern
Publication Date
01/01/2020
4 pages

Technology and collaboration tools are always changing. In-house counsel need to make it as easy as possible for business people to understand what it means to comply.

Author
Kristen Chittenden and Alex Malyshev
Publication Date
12/01/2019
8 pages

Companies selling CBD products face unique challenges as industrial hemp legislation continues to evolve. Get the answers needed to manage risks.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: Canada, United States, Uruguay
Author
James A. Nortz
Publication Date
12/01/2019
2 pages

In this exclusive interview, Business Ethics Columnist James A. Nortz discusses the root causes of systemic corporate corruption and the measures Jerry Grisko, the CEO of CBIZ,and his company take to promote and ensure ethical business practices.

Author
James A. Nortz
Publication Date
11/01/2019
2 pages

Though most businesses avoid using this particular word, Business Ethics Columnist James A. Nortz argues that it should be synonymous with "ethics."

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States
Author
Michael Geldart and Angela Humphrey
Publication Date
10/01/2019
6 pages

Looking to achieve growth capital? Consider private equity investments. Whether you’re a new or experienced investor, these tips will help you prepare for and manage these transactions and relationships.

Author
Simon Fish
Publication Date
10/01/2019
2 pages

In his final column as ACC board chair, Simon Fish reflects on how the association has grown and changed during his tenure.

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Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: Australia, Belgium, Netherlands, United States
Audience: CLO / GC
Articles
Author
Mary Blatch, Associate General Counsel & Senior Director of Advocacy, Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
09/26/2019

In this brief overview, learn how a no-deal Brexit will impact legal privilege in your communications with outside counsel.

Resource Details
Collection: Brexit
Region: Global, Europe, European Union, United Kingdom
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Publication Date
09/12/2019
9 pages
Resource Details
Interest Area: Compliance and Ethics
Region: United States
Articles
Author
The United Nations Global Impact, Linklaters LLP, and UC Berkeley School of Law
Publication Date
09/01/2019
51 pages

An update from the 2015 Guide for General Counsel, this resource seeks to support the General Counsel (GC) community by examining five areas of corporate sustainability. This guide provides practical tips and advice for implementing and executing your sustainability plans.

Resource Details
Collection: Sustainability, CLO Toolkit
Region: Global
Audience: CLO / GC
Author
James A. Nortz
Publication Date
09/01/2019
4 pages

Should a workplace misconduct allegation arise, follow these steps for a thorough investigation.

Author
Blaise Benoit and Deana Uhl
Publication Date
09/01/2019
6 pages

As digital transformation initiatives continue to drive the business world, legal departments are often woefully unprepared. However, there are measures that can be taken to lessen the blow.

Resource Details
Region: Australia, Brazil, European Union, China, Japan, South Korea, United States
Audience: Legal Operations
Author
Robin Shapiro, Justin Allen, and Mark Diamond
Publication Date
09/01/2019
10 pages

Recent privacy laws stand to offer new protections for consumers and more headaches for those adhering to the compliance requirements. Learn key strategies and tools you can use to better implement the new privacy mandates.

Articles
Author
Global Legal Group
Publication Date
08/23/2019
170 pages

In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding vertical agreements and dominant firms across a range of jurisdictions.

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Region: Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Netherlands, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Articles
Author
Global Legal Group
Publication Date
08/23/2019
234 pages

In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding product liability across a range of jurisdictions.

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Region: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United States
Articles
Author
Global Legal Group
Publication Date
08/23/2019
400 pages

In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding pharmaceuticals advertising across a range of jurisdictions.

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Region: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, United Kingdom, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, North America, South Korea, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela
Articles
Author
Global Legal Group
Publication Date
08/23/2019
474 pages

In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding merger controls across a range of jurisdictions.

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Region: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jersey, North Korea, South Korea, Latvia, Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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