Northeast Chapter Of ACC-A PlansConference On International Issues

Monday, November 1, 2004 - 01:00

The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACC-NE) this month has scheduled an all-day conference under the title Expanding Your Reach: Increasing In-House Counsel's Effectiveness in a Global Practice.

The conference will take place on Wednesday, November 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the offices of McDermott, Will & Emery LLP, 28 State Street, Boston.

The program focuses on international issues. The agenda will include panel discussions on:

  • Law in the Global Village: The Globalization and Localization of Key Legal Concepts;
  • And Then There Were 25 - Impacts of the EU Enlargement on European Business;
  • International Law 101, or Dipping Your Toe in the Water;
  • Safeguarding the Crown Jewels Abroad - Counterfeits, Piracy and Other Challenges to Protecting Your Company's IP.

The keynote speaker will be Laura Stein, general counsel, Heinz. Other speakers are still to be announced.

The conference is free to ACC-NE members. For reservations,contact Katie Rutter by e-mail at krutter@mwe.com.