ACC Requests U.S. Labor Dept. Interpretation of “Volunteers” and Meeting

The ACC and its Nonprofit Organizations Committee have requested a meeting with Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Administrator Dr. David Weil to discuss administrative guidance regarding the definition of a volunteer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). … Continue reading

ACC Files in Support of Illinois’ Foreign In-house Counsel Amendments

On July 8, 2015, ACC, its Chicago Chapter and numerous chief legal officers of Illinois companies filed comments strongly supporting the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee’s proposal to amend Rule 5.5 of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct and Supreme … Continue reading

ACC Advocates for Foreign In-house Counsel in Illinois

The ACC testified at a July 22nd hearing before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee in support of amendments to Illinois Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5 and Supreme Court Rule 716 that would allow foreign lawyers to practice as in-house … Continue reading