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News from ACC Headquarters - 18 Dec.

20 Dec 2017 12:43 PM | Event team ACC Hong Kong (Administrator)

Top 10 30-Somethings Award Nominations Extended to December 20: It is not too late to submit nominations. The deadline has been extended to December 20! ACC's ACC Top 10 30-Somethings Award is a special honor recognizing in-house rising stars for their innovation, global perspective, proactive practice, advocacy efforts, pro bono and community service work. All in-house counsel aged 30 to 39 are eligible for nomination. To nominate yourself or someone deserving, please use the nomination form. Contact Josh Shields with questions. 

2018 Annual Meeting - Call for Programs: Chapters are encouraged and invited to submit program ideas for consideration for the Annual Meeting in Austin. The submission deadline is January 8th.

Interested in Compliance & Ethics? Join the group! The Compliance & Ethics Committee is comprised of ACC members whose practice includes, or are concerned with, issues relating to corporate compliance and ethics, including, but not limited to, the development and implementation of effective compliance and ethics standards, policies, and programs. The committee serves as a forum for its members to network, collaborate, and problem-solve. Membership includes access to educational programming and resources to keep you abreast of industry trends and changes and to equip you with tools to tackle your day-to-day challenges. Membership is included as part of your ACC membership, and you set your level of involvement—either simply receive useful information and resources, or actively participate in calls and forums. Join now!

Cybersecurity Benchmarks: This year, the ACC Foundation will take a deeper dive into cybersecurity from the law department’s perspective on topics such as third-party risk, compliance, and best practices. If you are the head of your legal department, though December 22 participate in the survey and get complimentary benchmarking data with over 50 data points. Contact research@acc.com with questions.

ACC In-house Jobline: - Does your company have open positions? If so, consider taking advantage of the ACC In-house Jobline. Use the employer resources to attract top talent. These opportunities will be seen by thousands of qualified candidates.  Get started!

News You Can Use: The Lawyers of Tomorrow: 5 Trends Changing the Industry (Full Article)

ACC In the News – What Your Colleagues Think of Litigation FinanceLaw360 published an article on its inaugural survey about third-party litigation funding and quoted ACC Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Legal Services, Amar Sarwal on why in-house counsel may be more hesitant toward third-party litigation funding than those at a law firm. ( Full Article)

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