ACC launches project to track cases against inside counsel

Organization says prosecutors and regulators may be targeting in-house lawyers

Are in-house lawyers becoming the scapegoats for corporate misdeeds?

That’s the question the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) seeks to answer. The organization, which last week held its annual convention in Orlando, has launched a project that will document the frequency and likelihood of cases in which prosecutors and regulators target inside counsel when their companies are in trouble. To gather the data, the ACC has asked law firms to relay information about their clients’ experiences.

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