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The Operational GC: Before You Choose Your Battles, Choose Your Turf

The Operational GC: Before You Choose Your Battles, Choose Your Turf

When properly tailored to the subject matter, dispute resolution clauses can save time and money for both parties. Read

European Union , United Kingdom , United States


Beirut Port Disaster: The Lesson was Tough, The Experience was Devastating

Beirut Port Disaster: The Lesson was Tough, The Experience was Devastating

Regardless of what caused the tragedy, port facilities must have guidelines for safe storage of chemicals. Read

Lebanon , United Arab Emirates


Made to Measure: Assessing Outside Legal Counsel

Made to Measure: Assessing Outside Legal Counsel

In such a data-driven industry, selecting a firm based on a gut feeling or the lowest price are not enough. Read

European Union , Germany , Switzerland , United States


Sexual Harassment at Indian Workplaces: Bridging the Legislative Gap for a Better Tomorrow

Sexual Harassment at Indian Workplaces: Bridging the Legislative Gap for a Better Tomorrow

The POSH Act has helped Indian companies progress with gender rights. Here are suggestions to improve the Act. Read

Australia , India


The T.E.C.H. Approach to Legal Operations

The T.E.C.H. Approach to Legal Operations

Use this framework to prepare for whatever challenges arise in this constantly evolving field. Read

Germany


How a GC Protected a Company During COVID-19: An Innovative Organizational Structure

How a GC Protected a Company During COVID-19: An Innovative Organizational Structure

With foresight and creativity, a GC and CEO collaborated to spare their company from the risks of the pandemic. Read

China , India , United States


5 Litigators Throughout History and What We Can Learn from Them

5 Litigators Throughout History and What We Can Learn from Them

From the Age of Antiquity to modern day, here are the lawyers who have made a lasting impact on litigation. Read

Canada , India , Italy , United States


Fraud’s Perfect Storm: Mitigating Risk in a Global Pandemic

Fraud’s Perfect Storm: Mitigating Risk in a Global Pandemic

Implement these anti-fraud strategies to prepare for what’s beyond the horizon. Read

China , United Kingdom , United States


Decision Time: Should You Reopen the Office?

Decision Time: Should You Reopen the Office?

Considerations for reopening your business safely amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read

China , Japan , South Korea , United States


Creating Operational Excellence: Improving Efficiencies for the Legal Team

Creating Operational Excellence: Improving Efficiencies for the Legal Team

Don’t have the budget to hire more staff? Speed up your workflow with these time-saving strategies. Read

Australia


Post-pandemic Construction Disputes: What to Expect from Real-time Adjudication

Post-pandemic Construction Disputes: What to Expect from Real-time Adjudication

Increased litigation after the pandemic is likely. Here’s how construction companies can prepare. Read

Canada


Which Way Does the Wind Blow? Ethics and In-house Lawyers

Which Way Does the Wind Blow? Ethics and In-house Lawyers

Credibility is your strongest guiding force to be an ethical leader. Read

Australia , Hong Kong , Singapore , United Kingdom


How to Leverage Your Company’s GDPR Program to Ensure CCPA Compliance

How to Leverage Your Company’s GDPR Program to Ensure CCPA Compliance

Prepare for the California Consumer Protection Act with these simple steps. Read

European Union , United States


A Time for Trust

A Time for Trust

Despite the physical distance, CLO Shannon Klinger says her legal team at Novartis has become close during the pandemic. Read

Switzerland


Chapter Spotlight: ACC Middle East

Chapter Spotlight: ACC Middle East

Serving the community and building a solid network — just a few benefits Wafa Derouiche, director of legal compliance at TE Connectivity, enjoys as a leader in the ACC Middle East ... Read

Tunisia , United Arab Emirates


Regulators Go One Step Further with New Economic Substance Laws

Regulators Go One Step Further with New Economic Substance Laws

If your multinational group has offshore companies, follow this overview to ensure it’s complying with new regulations. Read

Aruba , Bahamas , Barbados , Bermuda , British Virgin Islands , Cayman Islands , Channel Islands , Curacao , European Union , Mauritius , United Arab Emirates


Day in the Life - Hayley Cassidy

Day in the Life - Hayley Cassidy

The chief general counsel and director of Bank of New Zealand relates her daily schedule packed with ethics and privacy meetings. Read

New Zealand


Stepping Up: How Companies Are Helping First Responders During the Pandemic

Stepping Up: How Companies Are Helping First Responders During the Pandemic

From denim factories making masks to volunteers cooking meals for hospital workers, here's how companies are helping. Read

Netherlands , United States


How to Keep a Positive Mindset in the COVID-19 Era

How to Keep a Positive Mindset in the COVID-19 Era

If the lockdown has you down, lift your spirits with these encouraging tips. Read

Italy , United States


Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 10 Years Later: Trends Still Shaping the Legal Industry Today

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 10 Years Later: Trends Still Shaping the Legal Industry Today

Legal lessons from the environmental tragedy to help companies prepare and handle today's crises. Read

Ecuador , Mexico , United Kingdom , United States


Litigation Nightmares: How to Tame Class Actions and Multidistrict Litigation

Litigation Nightmares: How to Tame Class Actions and Multidistrict Litigation

The risk of class actions and multidistrict litigation are ever-present. Develop a strategy now if it becomes a reality. Read

Germany , United States


Innovation Meets Business: How Aon's Darren Zeidel Embraces Today's Challenges

Innovation Meets Business: How Aon's Darren Zeidel Embraces Today's Challenges

Leaving his comfort zone has helped Aon’s general counsel reach new heights. Read

Canada , India , Poland , United States


3 Well-being Tips to Stay Centered in a Crisis

3 Well-being Tips to Stay Centered in a Crisis

These are trying times. Remember to take a deep breath and take care of yourself. Read

Australia


Vaccine R&D and Economic Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccine R&D and Economic Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

How can companies better prepare to make a vaccine for the next pandemic? Read

Brazil , China , India , Norway , Russia , South Africa , United States


7 Strategies to a Multidistrict Litigation Victory

7 Strategies to a Multidistrict Litigation Victory

How companies can mitigate exposure and exit an MDL case at the earliest opportunity. Read

China , United States


Remote Collaboration: 3 Ways General Counsel Can Improve their Communication Skills

Remote Collaboration: 3 Ways General Counsel Can Improve their Communication Skills

The coronavirus lockdowns show no matter how far apart we are physically, we’re still very much connected. Read

Japan , United States


Quarantined with Kids: How to Work from Home in a Pandemic

Quarantined with Kids: How to Work from Home in a Pandemic

Advice to help you and your children of all ages get through the COVID-19 lockdown. Read

Australia , France , Hong Kong , Italy , Netherlands , United Kingdom , United States


Member Spotlight: Sarah Turner

Member Spotlight: Sarah Turner

Turner shares her thoughts on breaking down gender barriers in the legal industry. Read

Australia


Member Spotlight: Michelle Smyth

Member Spotlight: Michelle Smyth

The regional general counsel at EY Oceania offers inspiring career advice for women in the in-house field. Read

Australia


Ask Aliya: Getting Executives on Board with Telecommuting During the Coronavirus Crisis

Ask Aliya: Getting Executives on Board with Telecommuting During the Coronavirus Crisis

Here are tips for talking to upper management about social distancing. Read

Canada , United States


Member Spotlight: Lori Middlehurst

Member Spotlight: Lori Middlehurst

ACC Australia member Lori Middlehurst shares her thoughts on International Women's Day and practicing law in-house. Read

Australia


Member Spotlight: Timon Sartorius

Member Spotlight: Timon Sartorius

As ACC Europe’s 3,000th member, Timon Sartorius talks about the new opportunities he's encountered since joining. Read

European Union , Switzerland


Autonomous Vehicles – Future Risks Come to Roost

Autonomous Vehicles – Future Risks Come to Roost

Who’s liable in an accident with a “driverless” car? Read

China , European Union , Germany , Japan , South Korea , United States


3 Easy Wins to Elevate Your Tech Competence with Contract Management Software

3 Easy Wins to Elevate Your Tech Competence with Contract Management Software

Here’s how contract management software can boost your business and career. Read

European Union , United States


From the Boiler Room to the C-Suite in a Single Generation

From the Boiler Room to the C-Suite in a Single Generation

Macy’s CLO Elisa Garcia shares her family’s rise to the top of the world’s largest department store. Read

Spain , United States


What Your Business Needs to Know about the EU Cybersecurity Certification Framework

What Your Business Needs to Know about the EU Cybersecurity Certification Framework

Increased connectivity begets increased cyber threats. Here’s how this new act can protect your devices from hackers. Read

European Union , United States


Why Better Business Communication Matters and How to Improve It

Why Better Business Communication Matters and How to Improve It

Go from being a “good” to “great” communicator with these tips. Read

United Kingdom , United States


Ivan Fong on Leading 3M’s Legal Transformation, Multidistrict Litigation, and Lawyer Wellness

Ivan Fong on Leading 3M’s Legal Transformation, Multidistrict Litigation, and Lawyer Wellness

How does 3M’s general counsel stay on top of the company’s 55,000 products? He never stops learning. Read

India , United States


The Ethical Evolution of the NCAA

The Ethical Evolution of the NCAA

Companies working with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) need to be ready for the changing landscape. Read

Brazil , Germany , Japan , United States


How a Proposal for German Corporate Criminal Reform Would Affect Privilege and Internal Investigations

How a Proposal for German Corporate Criminal Reform Would Affect Privilege and Internal Investigations

If the Corporate Sanctions Act is adopted in current form, German in-house counsel may face challenges with investigations. Read

Germany