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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 and Insights: From Mergers to Synergy

Tips and 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


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


Drinking from a Fountain: How Pablo Jimenez-Zorrilla Became VP Legal & Corporate Affairs at AB InBev Middle Americas

Drinking from a Fountain: How Pablo Jimenez-Zorrilla Became VP Legal & Corporate Affairs at AB InBev Middle Americas

Pablo Jimenez-Zorrilla discusses the unique blend of compliance and cross-border issues that Anheuser-Busch Inbev faces as a multinational company. Read

Mexico


Learn Your World - Bahamas

Learn Your World - Bahamas

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

Bahamas


Fail Fast, Learn Fast: How In-house Counsel Can Adapt to the Tech World

Fail Fast, Learn Fast: How In-house Counsel Can Adapt to the Tech World

As the general counsel of a cybersecurity and antivirus software company, Claus Kaufmann had to learn how to delicately balance preventing risk while simultaneously embracing it. Read

Germany , United States


Practical Data Security Takeaways from Australia’s Recent Privacy Determination

Practical Data Security Takeaways from Australia’s Recent Privacy Determination

Recently the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has stepped up its enforcement of the Privacy Act. Here's how in-house counsel must protect their company’s data security. Read

Australia


Day in the Life - Eliud Ogutu

Day in the Life - Eliud Ogutu

Spend a day in the life of Eliud Ogutu, head of legal at Stanbic Bank Kenya Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya. Read

Kenya


Learn Your World - Thailand

Learn Your World - Thailand

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

Thailand


Research Roundup: IP Litigation Forecast from Deanna Kwong of HPE

Research Roundup: IP Litigation Forecast from Deanna Kwong of HPE

The world of litigation is constantly changing. Faced with new technologies, shifting cross border legislation, and an increasing generational divide, in-house counsel practicing litigation ... Read

European Union , United States


Tech’s Immigration Crisis: How Silicon Valley GCs Can Lead, Educate, and Preserve Hope

Tech’s Immigration Crisis: How Silicon Valley GCs Can Lead, Educate, and Preserve Hope

As Silicon Valley reels from US President Trump's temporary immigration ban, ACC's Technology columnists shed light on how general counsel can lead their team through the turbulence. Read

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


Tips & Insights – Going With the Flow

Tips & Insights – Going With the Flow

Growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution, Shawn Zhao didn't have much say in his career path. It wasn't until he was older when he could broaden his horizons and follow the valuable ... Read

China


Top 5 News Stories of the Week: Corporate Scandals

Top 5 News Stories of the Week: Corporate Scandals

ACCDocket.com has compiled the week's most relevant news stories and resources for in-house attorneys. This week’s top five stories range from hiring woes to corporate scandal. Read

China , European Union , United Kingdom , United States


Scratching the Surface: How Nicola-Jane McNeill Helped to Grow a Multinational Parking Giant

Scratching the Surface: How Nicola-Jane McNeill Helped to Grow a Multinational Parking Giant

What started off as a humble parking lot company in Canada has grown into a multinational corporation that can be found in virtually every major city. While parking lots might seem ... Read

Canada


Learn Your World - Poland

Learn Your World - Poland

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

Poland


Seeing the Silver Lining: 4 Positive Aspects of GDPR for Businesses

Seeing the Silver Lining: 4 Positive Aspects of GDPR for Businesses

Though the implementation of GDPR looms over the heads of counsel and regulators across the globe, ACC found the bright side in the daunting challenges that lie ahead. Read

European Union


Joy in Chaos: Legal Life in Asia’s Most Important Startup

Joy in Chaos: Legal Life in Asia’s Most Important Startup

When offered an in-house position at Lazada, Gladys Chun saw the opportunities of growing with a successful startup, and the alluring responsibilities of heading compliance for a large ... Read

Singapore


Top 10 30-Somethings Profile – Aliya Ramji

Top 10 30-Somethings Profile – Aliya Ramji

For this week’s Top 10 30-Somethings, we feature ACC Technology columnist Aliya Ramji on her integral role at Figure 1, which is disrupting the healthcare industry across the world. Read

Canada


Patent Trolls: Inside Sony's Cross-border Patent Infringement

Patent Trolls: Inside Sony's Cross-border Patent Infringement

WiLAN Inc., a patent licensing firm, recently filed a lawsuit on November 7 against the electronics giant Sony Corp. for the patent infringement of its wireless communication technology, ... Read

Canada , China , United States


Day in the Life - Mike Madden

Day in the Life - Mike Madden

Spend a day in the life of Mike Madden, general counsel for FTR Group Pty Ltd and for The Record Limited in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Read

Australia


Learn Your World - Kenya

Learn Your World - Kenya

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

Kenya


Top 10 30-Somethings Profile – Lorne O'Reilly

Top 10 30-Somethings Profile – Lorne O'Reilly

From working with music superstars to taking the leap as a corporate attorney, Lorne O'Reilly relates his journey to become an in-house counsel at Dow Chemical. Read

Canada