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  • 2016 Press Releases

    2016 Press Releases

    2016 Press Releases by ACC Australia

    ACC Australia is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Australian In-house Lawyer Awards

    The ACC Australia in-house lawyer awards represents the most prestigious recognition of excellence within the in-house sector and are the only awards judged exclusively by the in-house legal community.

    Monday, 21 November 2016


    General Counsel can and must influence their corporate culture

    Setting the tone of an organisation’s culture must be driven from the top and cascaded through the entire organisation. General Counsel are in a unique position to shape it in their organisation.

    Wednesday, 2 November 2016


    Through mega mergers: How one general counsel built a world-class legal team

    On October 10, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) the global beverage and brewing company with headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, will finalise a merger with SABMiller PLC (Carlton and United Breweries global owner) to become the world’s largest beer company. At the centre of the $US104 billion ($135.53bn) mega merger is Sabine Chalmers, AB InBev’s Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer.

    Friday, 7 October 2016


    Australian In-house Lawyer Awards Finalists Announced

    The finalists for the 2016 Australian In-house Lawyer Awards have been announced and are reflective of the increasing influence of the digital age on the profession.

    Wednesday, 14 September 2016


    One year on: celebrating our first anniversary

    1 July 2016 marked the first anniversary of our alliance with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). Over the past 12 months, ACC Australia has cemented our role as the voice of the in-house profession and our members have been enjoying the myriad of new resources available to them.

    Thursday, 7 July 2016


    ACC Australia introduces Professional Indemnity Insurance for members

    ACC Australia is excited to announce that from 1 July 2016, all financial full members will automatically receive professional indemnity insurance covering them for services provided within the scope of their employment as in-house lawyers.

    Thursday, 30 June 2016


    Staples Australia and New Zealand Recognised for High-Value Work In-house

    Staples Australia and New Zealand have been recognised as a 2016 ACC Value Champion after the team created ‘Project Reinvention’ to support the business’ drive to diversify.

    Wednesday, 18 May 2016


    Survey finds in-house are unfamiliar with NewLaw

    The majority of in-house counsel in Australia are not familiar with NewLaw business models according to the 2016 ACC Australia Trends Survey. The study released today by ACC Australia, which had over 300 respondents from across the country, investigates the current risks and challenges in the market.

    Thursday, 7 April 2016