A Word on Compliance … From the Enforcers

In an effort to improve both enforcement practices and corporate compliance efforts, the Ethics Resource Center hosted a Policy Summit on Feb. 12, 2013, called “Improving Corporate Conduct through Pro-Compliance Enforcement Practices.” ACC Advocacy staff attended the summit, as part … Continue reading

Arizona Court Protects Privilege

In Salvation Army v. Bryson, the Arizona Court of Appeals rejected the trial court’s decision to require the organization to disclose summaries of employee interviews conducted by an investigator at the direction of in-house counsel.  Properly finding the communications to … Continue reading

ACC and ACC Chicago File Amicus in Illinois Supreme Court Over Privilege Waiver Issue

ACC and ACC Chicago Chapter joined the Illinois State Bar Association in an amicus curiae brief filed with the Illinois Supreme Court on January 25. ACC argues the Illinois appellate court decision in Central Partners v. Growth Head GP, LLC, … Continue reading

ACC & Employment and Labor Law Committee Comments on LMRDA “Advice” Exemption

ACC and its Employment and Labor Law Committee (ELLC), in a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor dated September 21, argues that the Department’s proposed rule reinterpreting the “Advice” exemption of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act and undermines … Continue reading

ACC, in Comments Letter to FASB, Continues to Voice Concerns on Proposals for Loss Contingency Reporting

ACC filed, on September 20, an addendum to its comments on proposed changes to the financial loss contingency disclosure rules with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in order to add another 40 signatories. Including signatories on the August 18 … Continue reading