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ACC’s virtual annual meeting a success

A screenshot of a session titled “When issues go sideways – crisis management primer for corporate counsel”. Clockwise from remaining to ideal: Lacey Bundy, senior vice president, GC and Secretary of PetSmart Tiffany Alexander, associate vice president, editorial tactic at the ACC Duane Holloway, senior vice president, basic counsel and chief ethics and compliance officer at United States Metal Corporation John Blood, chief legal and corporate affairs officer, company secretary at Anheuser-Busch InBev and Judy Smith, founder and president of Smith & Company.

The Association of Company Counsel (ACC) welcomed more than 2,000 in-household counsel to its virtual once-a-year meeting, which showcased a personalized written content stream for the Asia-Pacific in-residence neighborhood for the very first time.

ACC associates from about the world, which includes from several nations around the world in the course of the Asia-Pacific area, witnessed keynote displays, participated in roundtable discussions, and listened to a vary of panel shows at the yearly celebration, which ran from 19-21 October.

“We are delighted to have delivered our Asia-Pacific users with realistic, interactive and engaging articles, and the prospect to uncover a local community to network with, and master from peers all all around the environment,” Tanya Khan, vice president and running director of ACC Australia and Asia-Pacific, advised Asia Company Legislation Journal.

The articles stream featuring presenters from the region and contained a sequence of live periods on subject areas that incorporated: (1) Ascending to the GC part (2) Navigating compliance minefields in Asia (3) Singapore, the gateway to Asia: Setting up your regional headquarters (4) Evolving in-dwelling staff buildings in APAC and the impression of ALSPs [alternative legal service providers] and authorized tech (5) “I didn’t move in-property to do this!” – obtaining or creating your ideal in-dwelling job (6) Investigations from afar: Tips & pitfalls for remote investigations and (7) Snowed Underneath? Microsoft 365 – a new way to provide lawful ops. All periods featured senior common counsel and industry professionals from across the location.

In addition to the devoted Asia-Pacific articles stream, the yearly conference highlighted much more than 300 speakers and presenters offering over 100 sessions. For the initial time, the ACC supplied 13 curated studying paths and content streams based on members’ mastering requirements and job concentrations, together with: (1) main authorized officers (2) deputy basic counsel (3) new to in-home (4) modest regulation departments (5) variety, fairness & inclusion (6) multinational company authorized leaders and (7) technological innovation. All delegates have accessibility to the sessions on-desire until January 2022.