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What the EU-Japan Trade Deal Means for In-house Counsel

What the EU-Japan Trade Deal Means for In-house Counsel

How should law departments prepare for the deal that will affect approximately 600 million people and a third of the global economy? Read

European Union , Japan


Day in the Life - Yen Lee Sim

Day in the Life - Yen Lee Sim

The Schneider Electric senior legal counsel shares her day's highlights, from sealing a business deal to enjoying a cream puff for breakfast. Read

Malaysia , Taiwan


Tips & Insights: A Patent for the Future

Tips & Insights: A Patent for the Future

From fine jewelry to healthcare innovations, a metal refinery’s general counsel is helping modernize its products. Read

Germany


ACC Certification Program: Q&A with James Wambugu

ACC Certification Program: Q&A with James Wambugu

The ACC Certification graduate talks about the hands-on experience he had at the program in Dubai. Read

Democratic Republic of Congo , Mauritius , Mozambique , Swaziland , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States


US Court of Appeals Wipes Smile off Monkey's Face

US Court of Appeals Wipes Smile off Monkey's Face

The age-old question has finally been answered: Do animals own the copyrights to their selfies? Read

Indonesia , United States


ACC Certification Program: Q&A with David Farrugia

ACC Certification Program: Q&A with David Farrugia

Farrugia talks about how attending the international program advanced his core skills. Read

Australia , European Union , India , New Zealand , Switzerland , United Arab Emirates


Q&A with the EiC: Kate Chisholm on Branding Yourself as a Leader

Q&A with the EiC: Kate Chisholm on Branding Yourself as a Leader

It takes more than legal skills to join the C-suite. Here, Capital Power's CLO shares how she advanced in her career. Read

Canada


ACC Certification Program: Q&A With Rim El Kassaby

ACC Certification Program: Q&A With Rim El Kassaby

The Egyptian lawyer talks about her move to Dubai and why more should travel there for the program. Read

Egypt , United Arab Emirates


Influences in the Past and the Future

Influences in the Past and the Future

How Maurizio Di Bartolomeo, winner of ACC Europe Country Representative of 2019, expects in-house law to evolve. Read

European Union , Italy


Brexit Two Years Later: Top In-house Considerations

Brexit Two Years Later: Top In-house Considerations

What changed since then and how can in-house counsel prepare before it goes into effect. Read

European Union , United Kingdom


ACC Certification Program: Q&A With Vikhna Sivalingam

ACC Certification Program: Q&A With Vikhna Sivalingam

Vikhna Sivalingam shares why ACC's first in-house counsel certification program in Dubai was worthwhile and offers insight into what the next group of participants can expect at the ... Read

United Arab Emirates


India's POSH Act — A Snapshot

India's POSH Act — A Snapshot

The Indian legal landscape changed dramatically in 2013, bringing about a groundbreaking Sexual Harassment law. Read

India


Day in the Life - Daniela Bowry-Blum

Day in the Life - Daniela Bowry-Blum

Meditating and walking in Regent’s Park — this is how Bowry-Blum unwinds from a day of competition law. Read

United Kingdom


Audemars Piguet's CLO Nicolas Burgener Dives Deep into Tax Laws

Audemars Piguet's CLO Nicolas Burgener Dives Deep into Tax Laws

His tax law expertise helps him quickly uncover M&A problems before they get worse. Read

European Union , Germany , Switzerland


ACC Certification Program: Q&A With Crystal Gothard

ACC Certification Program: Q&A With Crystal Gothard

ACC's first in-house counsel certification program was held in Dubai, April 30 - May 3, 2018. As part of an interview series, we spoke with program participant Crystal Gothard about ... Read

United Arab Emirates , United States


Tips & Insights: Confidence Is Key

Tips & Insights: Confidence Is Key

Moving across the world to join a startup takes resolve, which RedMart GC Christopher Chan has in bulk. Read

Singapore , United States


How to Own Your Career Transition

How to Own Your Career Transition

No matter how your time at your company ends, only you choose how to respond. Read

European Union , Greece , United States


6 Things to Do if You’re Still Not Ready for GDPR

6 Things to Do if You’re Still Not Ready for GDPR

Even if you missed the deadline, there’s still time to harmonize your compliance program with GDPR. Read

European Union , Germany



Canada’s Official Marks: What They Are and Why You Should Care

Canada’s Official Marks: What They Are and Why You Should Care

What protections does an official mark provide and how are they different from regular trademarks? Read

Canada


Day in the Life - Eva Argilés Malonda

Day in the Life - Eva Argilés Malonda

The Applus+ general counsel details her work day in Barcelona in the months after the political unrest have simmered. Read

Costa Rica , Malaysia , Mexico , Spain


GDPR: Implications from the New Normal

GDPR: Implications from the New Normal

From Brexit to the Facebook scandal, here’s how GDPR has impacted legal departments and headlines. Read

European Union , United Kingdom , United States


Making International Connections at the Global General Counsel Summit

Making International Connections at the Global General Counsel Summit

At ACC’s GGC Summit, in-house leaders can learn from their peers and develop their cross-border networks. Read

Netherlands


Five Years Later: Lessons Learned from the First Inter Partes Review

Five Years Later: Lessons Learned from the First Inter Partes Review

An overview on how the IPR process has evolved since it was implemented five years ago. Read

Germany , Japan , United States


GCC Lawyers to Participate in ACC's First In-house Counsel Certification Program in Dubai

GCC Lawyers to Participate in ACC's First In-house Counsel Certification Program in Dubai

Gulf Cooperation Council Member Salah S. Mostafa discusses why lawyers should attend the four-day program. Read

Bahrain , Kuwait , Oman , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates


Missile Strike and Nuclear War? Contract Considerations in 2018

Missile Strike and Nuclear War? Contract Considerations in 2018

When sending staff to potentially unsafe locations, keep these termination provisions in mind. Read

European Union , North Korea , South Korea , United States


Martin Langelier’s Revved Up Legal Career at BRP

Martin Langelier’s Revved Up Legal Career at BRP

From counsel to snowmobile tester, see how Langelier became GC of the Canadian recreational vehicle company. Read

Canada


Ask Aliya: Ensuring Attorney-Client Privilege with EU Clients

Ask Aliya: Ensuring Attorney-Client Privilege with EU Clients

Should companies resort to outside counsel or are there more cost-effective methods? Read

Canada , European Union , France , Mexico , United States


What Employers Can Do About the Opioid Crisis

What Employers Can Do About the Opioid Crisis

Your company’s leadership can help employees who are struggling with drug addiction. Here’s how. Read

Australia , El Salvador , Iceland , Sweden , United States


From the Conference Room to the Locker Room: Lawyers in Sports Operations

From the Conference Room to the Locker Room: Lawyers in Sports Operations

In-house counsel have a competitive advantage over many marketing or sports management grads. Here’s why. Read

Canada , United States


Day in the Life - Michel Werthenschlag

Day in the Life - Michel Werthenschlag

See what a typical day holds in store for the assistant general counsel of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Read

China , European Union , Germany , India , United Kingdom , United States


Nonprofit Knowledge: Does GDPR Apply to Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Knowledge: Does GDPR Apply to Nonprofits?

The new regulations become enforceable on May 25. Should your organization be prepared? Read

European Union , United States


Learn Your World – Costa Rica

Learn Your World – Costa Rica

Before you experience Costa Rica’s famous pura vida, here’s what to keep in mind on a work trip there. Read

Costa Rica


Daniel Pérez-Umaña of BAC|Credomatic on Why Costa Rica is Making Strides in the Tech Industry

Daniel Pérez-Umaña of BAC|Credomatic on Why Costa Rica is Making Strides in the Tech Industry

In spite of the challenges that lay ahead, this resilient region is in a pivotal moment. Read

Costa Rica


The GDPR Balancing Act: Employer Interests and Employee Privacy

The GDPR Balancing Act: Employer Interests and Employee Privacy

Here’s why authorities stress prevention over detection in the interest of both parties. Read

European Union , France , India , Romania , Singapore


Why US Employers Should Care About the Opioid Crisis

Why US Employers Should Care About the Opioid Crisis

Addressing opioid misuse can lead to more productive workers and lower healthcare costs. Read

Australia , Canada , El Salvador , European Union , Iceland , United States


Ask Aliya: How Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana Impacts Employee Policies

Ask Aliya: How Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana Impacts Employee Policies

Which drug policies should your company enforce? Zero-tolerance or per se limit? Read

Canada