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August 4, 2017
Nominations For Corporate Counsel Awards -
Deadline Extended to 8/14

The deadline for submitting nominations for the
Corporate Counsel Awards has been extended
to Monday, August 14, 11:59 p.m. 

Take credit where credit is due. Put yourself forward for these prestigious honors!

The annual Outstanding Achievement Awards recognize the accomplishments of in-house practitioners in the past year.  Click here to for a list of the nominations questions for the Outstanding Achievement Awards.  Nominations should be submitted online at http://www.cvent.com/d/y5qcgq.

The In-House Innovators Awards shine a spotlight on departments doing interesting things to make them more effective contributors to their organizations. Click here for a list of the nominations questions for the In-House Innovators Awards.  Nominations should be submitted online at http://www.cvent.com/d/45qcgg.

Leadership Academy In The News
Recently, Academy Fellows gathered at micro-networking lunches to get acquainted.

We are very excited about the launch of the Leadership Academy and, in this month's issue of the ACC Docket, we share the story of its creation with our fellow ACC members.  And we give a shout-out to the 30 Fellows in the inaugural Class of 2018. Click here to read the article.

News Alert: New Digital Defenses For New Digital Risks

"As your business becomes increasingly digital, it’s essential to consider what that means to fraud and compliance management." This week's news alert - New Digital Defenses For New Digital Risks from Platinum-level sponsor Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP - discusses how companies can leverage their existing technology platforms and data in their Enterprise Fraud Management programs "to more effectively mitigate risk in the near term and strategically improve business performance in the long term."

Speak Up!

Earlier this year, an all-star ACC NCR panel provided tips on building your professional brand by giving presentations to your peers. They turned their wisdom and pointers into a terrific article for this month's ACC Docket - and you can read it by clicking here.

September CLE Line-Up

You can find the September CLE line-up in the "upcoming events" column to the right. Registration is now open for most of these events. (The Privacy Conference will be up for registration by the end of today.)

Community Service In August
Great opportunities for good works

Family Services, Inc., of Gaithersburg, MD, has a number of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities this summer. Individual volunteers and groups are welcome. Students can earn SSL hours (students under 16 need to volunteer with a parent/guardian).

  • Monday, August 14, 4 to 8 p.m., "A Night Out" dinner at Montgomery Station
  • Friday, August 18, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Early Head Start family transition celebration

Information about becoming a volunteer at http://www.fs-inc.org/get-involved/volunteer. For more information on these activities, contact Mary Murphy, Volunteer and Marketing Specialist, by phone at (301) 840-3183 or email at mary.murphy@fs-inc.org.

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Upcoming Events

Litigation Forum: Crisis Management - Keeping Your Head When Everyone Around You Is Losing Theirs. Thurs., Sept. 7, 12 noon to 2 p.m., in Washington, D.C., or by web seminar.

Career Development Forum: Elevating Your Digital Brand. Tues., Sept. 12, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., in McLean, VA (live only).

2017 Data Privacy and Security Conference. Wed., Sept. 13, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in McLean, VA (live only) with a reception following from 4:45 to 6 p.m.

Global Issues Forum: How to Survive the Era of the Digital Border Search – Practical Issues Surrounding Law Enforcement Access to Phones, Laptops and Tablets. Tues., Sept. 19, 12 noon to 2 p.m., in McLean, VA, or by web seminar.

Government Contractors Forum: Teaming Agreements - A Practical Guide to Drafting and Enforcing Teaming Agreements in Virginia and Maryland. Tues., Sept. 26, 12 noon to 2 p.m., in McLean, VA, or by web seminar.

Small Law Department and Employment and Labor Forums: Is Your Employee Handbook Your Ally or Your Albatross?  Wed., Sept. 27, 5 to 7 p.m., in McLean, VA (live only).

Corporate Law Forum: Accounting Concepts Every In-House Lawyer Should Understand. Thurs., Sept. 28, 12 noon to 2 p.m., in McLean, VA, or by web seminar.

Click here to check our web page for the complete list of upcoming CLEs announced thus far.
If you missed a chapter program that was webcast, click here to access our web seminar archive.
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