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Editorial Calendar

ACC DOCKET EDITORIAL CALENDAR 2021

The ACC Docket prioritizes specific themes on a quarterly basis but maintains coverage across practice areas throughout the year. After receiving a proposal, editorial staff will evaluate the best time for it to be published. Below are suggested topics in line with our content strategy, but the Docket welcomes proposals on all areas of interest to in-house counsel.  

For information on submitting an article proposal, read our Authoring Guidelines.  

January/February/March  

Ethics & Compliance  

  • Anti-bribery and Anticorruption  
  • Executive Ethics and Duties  
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and the Social Justice Movement  
  • Fostering an Ethical Culture  
  • Ethics and Emerging Technology  
  • Ethics and Social Media  

Law Department Management  

  • Recruiting and Retaining Talent in Today’s Labor Market  
  • Leading Remote Teams  
  • Future of the Law Department (Legal Ops, Distributed Teams, etc.)  
  • How to Manage Furlough, Reductions in Force, and Layoffs  
  • Return to the Office  

April/May/June  

Global Issues  

  • The Future of Business in Hong Kong  
  • The Intersection of Privacy Laws  
  • Future of Business Travel  
  • International Sanctions and Trade Wars 
  • Cross-border M&A  
  • Modern Slavery Act (Australia) and the Role of In-house Counsel  

Diversity & Inclusion  

  • Best Practices for Hiring a Diverse Workforce  
  • Maturity Model for Diversity and Inclusion  
  • Measuring Vendors  
  • Tension Between Company Policy and Local Laws   

July/Aug/Sept  

Career  

  • The Career Lifecycle of an In-house Counsel  
  • Mid-level Career Moves  
  • Maintaining the CLO’s Relationship with the CEO  
  • Wellness and Mental Health  
  • Getting a Business Education  
  • Building Executive Presence  

Special Publications: ACC’s Top 10 30-Somethings, ACC Value Champions  

October/November/December  

Technology  

  • Telecomm in Emerging Economies  
  • Deepfakes 2.0: The Good, the Bad, and Terrifying Revisited  
  • Cryptocurrency: Regulatory developments, challenges, and opportunities  
  • Privacy Law Update  
  • Data Breaches and Cybersecurity Best Practices  
  • What’s the Next Big Tech Innovation?  

Risk Management  

  • A Lawyer’s Role in Cyberattacks  
  • Bankruptcy  
  • Crisis Management Communications  
  • Keeping Your Workforce Safe  
  • When to Litigate  
  • Risk Considerations in a COVID World