Sponsors

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ACC Europe Gold Sponsor

K&L Gates

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants, and entrepreneurs in every major industry group, as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

ACC Europe Silver Sponsor

Bird & Bird LLP

At Bird & Bird, our vision is to be the number one law firm in the world for organisations being changed by technology or the digital world.  With more than 1,300 lawyers and legal practitioners across a worldwide network of 29 offices, Bird & Bird specialises in delivering expertise across a full range of legal services. In addition to our  offices in key business centres in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, in 2018 we opened our first U.S. office, a representative office in San Francisco, to better support our US based clients. 

Along with our vision, there are three key things that set us apart from our competitors: our deep industry knowledge, excellence in client service and international reach. These differentiators are all underpinned by our commitment to clarity, originality and passion.

Please see our website for more information about how we can help you.

ACC Europe Silver Sponsor

EY

Dealing with complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes can detract from efforts to succeed. Better management of fraud risk and compliance exposure is a critical business priority – no matter the size or industry sector. With approximately 4,500 forensic professionals around the world, we will assemble the right multidisciplinary team and culturally aligned team to work with you and your legal advisors. We work to give you the benefit of our broad sector experience, our deep subject-matter knowledge and the latest insights from our work worldwide

ACC Europe Bronze Sponsor

Primerus

The International Society of Primerus Law Firms is a society of the world’s finest independent, small to medium-sized law firms, and a leading resource for in-house counsel worldwide. Our 3,000+ member lawyers, located in 50 countries offering assistance in virtually every practice area, provides clients easy access to the right lawyer, with the right skills, in the right location, and at reasonable fees.  Primerus firms are committed to the quality standards of Integrity, Excellent Work Product, Reasonable Fees., Continuing Legal Education, Civility, and Community Service, and are audited annually to ensure the legal services they provide are of consistent high quality, year after year.

ACC Europe Bronze Sponsor

TMF Group

TMF Group helps its clients operate internationally and ‘belong’ wherever they are in the world. We do this by making sure they are properly set up to do business in any country and compliant with local and international regulations. Our work includes helping companies of all sizes with business services such as HR and payroll, accounting and tax, corporate secretarial, global governance and administration services for structured finance, private equity and real estate investments. In today’s environment, increasing business complexity means that a one size approach doesn’t fit all - and the penalties for getting it wrong are getting heavier. Operating in over 80 jurisdictions we provide our 15,000 clients with on-the-ground compliance and administration services so they can venture further. We keep things running seamlessly, giving them the peace of mind to focus on the bigger picture. Our people localise the global world to help businesses succeed, which in turn helps communities to prosper. We firmly believe that the only way to be truly ‘global’ is to put local first, which is what our team of 7,000 in-country experts do for businesses of all sizes, every day. Get in touch to see what we can do for you.

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Lex Mundi

Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.

Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, the Lex Mundi network is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market in which a client needs to operate. Through its global service platform, Lex Mundi members are able to handle seamlessly their clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.

Member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America. Through Lex Mundi’s nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, members also provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe.

For more information, please visit www.lexmundi.com and www.lexmundiprobono.org.

LawGeex

LawGeex is the leader in Contract Review Automation, the artificial intelligence solution that frees lawyers from everyday contract review and empowers them to have a greater impact on the business. With offices worldwide, LawGeex is trusted by some of the world’s largest companies like Lonza, BNP Paribas, Mitsubishi, Hiscox, White & Case and more.

Lexology

Lexology delivers the most comprehensive source of international legal updates, analysis and insights. We publish in excess of 450 articles every day from over 800 leading law firms and service providers worldwide across 50 work areas in 25 languages.

Our searchable archive now contains more than 730,000 articles. Our combination of timely, quality, granular information and relevant insight supported by our intuitive, innovative technology provides an unparalleled user experience.

Timely: Our advanced content ingestion system uses the latest natural language processing and entity extraction techniques to deliver relevant insight in real time.

Quality: We provide our audience with a service that is unique in both its depth and breadth, collating content from over 800 leading law firms worldwide.

Relevant: Subscribers receive specific intelligence relevant to their work area, jurisdiction and many other segmentations, all designed to optimise their user experience.

Intuitive: We continually refine and develop our technology to ensure that subscribers can access the information they need, wherever they need it.

TerraLex

As business and needs grow globally, clients require access to an expanded support system. TerraLex offers access to rigorously vetted law firms from strategically-resourced locations – ensuring strong legal advocates no matter how far and wide your business grows. For more than 25 years TerraLex member firms have provided clients with trusted, quality legal service where it counts as a locally-focused, strategically-resourced, and expertly-vetted collaboration of problem solvers poised to resolve issues of all scopes. Our membership comprises over 100 firms in more than 150 countries, providing access to more than 19,000 lawyers.

Our Mission is to help member firms serve their clients' legal needs and business interests through a worldwide network of quality law firms that meets high professional standards. As a voluntary association of independent law firms, each TerraLex member retains the right to work with any law firm or client. Member firms operate as separate enterprises, responsible for their own staff and work products.

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ALFA International

With 150 member firms, 80 in the United States, and 70 across Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, ALFA International is the premier global network of independent law firms. Our mission is to provide clients with high-quality, cost-efficient legal services worldwide. The ALFA International model enables our members to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms when necessary. Member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA International network and are well respected by their peers in the legal and business community.

American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution
Brightflag

Brightflag is an A.I. powered legal operations platform built by a team of lawyers and technologists to help corporate legal teams worldwide work more efficiently and collaborate with their outside counsel.

Brightflag provides matter management, invoice review, e-billing, and analytics which help legal teams remove manual processes to save time and legal spend, and provides deep insights into how your organisation is resourcing legal work.

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Fisher Phillips LLP

Fisher Phillips LLP represents employers in labor and employment matters with over 400 attorneys in 33 offices. The International Employment Practice Group provides legal advice to international employers on human resources and immigration matters (inbound and outbound) on a global basis, as well as on matters pertaining to employees working in the U.S. who are governed by international laws. We contribute to our clients' business success by helping them navigate through complex global H.R. issues. Our clients range from small employers to large Fortune 500 companies. We assist our clients with strategic planning, compliance, global movement of employees, and employee compensation and benefits.

Littler

With more than 1,500 attorneys and 80 offices around the globe, Littler is everywhere you are. Our attorneys aim to go beyond best practices, creating solutions that help clients navigate a complex business world, whether a small local business or multinational corporation. Through an integrated client service  strategy, Littler brings together practitioners experienced in local and cross-border labour and employment matters to provide seamless representation and counsel across national boundaries.

Littler’s international offices span three continents – North America, South America and Europe, including Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom. Our global capabilities also include several lawyers qualified to practice in additional jurisdictions ranging from Australia and New Zealand to Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and South Africa, among others. We are experienced in handling multi-country labour and employment matters that span the globe.

With deep experience and resources that are local, everywhere, we provide clients with comprehensive legal services covering the full range of workplace issues, including General Labour and Employment Advice, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Labour Relations and Works Council issues, Compliance, Codes of Conduct, Workforce Management, Data Privacy, and Reorganisations.

Mitratech

Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal and compliance professionals seeking to raise productivity, control expense, and mitigate risk by deepening organizational alignment, increasing visibility, and spurring collaboration across the enterprise.

We partner with our clients to design, develop, deliver and support the best legal and compliance software products available, so their departments can become a hub of efficiency, innovation, and excellence for the entire organization.

Ogletree Deakins

Ogletree Deakins – founded in 1977 – is one of the largest and most renowned international labour and employment law firms in the world.

We are representing and advising companies (worldwide) of all sizes, across many industries and in all types of employment-related legal matters and litigation.

We are among the few firms with more than 850 lawyers focused on employment law in 53 offices located across Europe, the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

More than 20 lawyers are working in our European offices located in Berlin, London and Paris.

Perkins Coie LLP
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Shepherd and Wedderburn is a Scottish-headquartered law firm with UK-wide reach, operating from offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and the City of London. The firm delivers comprehensive multi-jurisdictional legal advice across every business sector.

Regarded as a ‘go-to’ firm for specialist advice in real estate, energy and natural resources, technology and banking, Shepherd and Wedderburn has an impressive track record, being longstanding, trusted advisers to clients ranging from those in the public sector to entrepreneurial start-ups, family and privately-owned companies to blue chip, publicly-listed companies.

With 79 partners and nearly 500 staff, Shepherd and Wedderburn has the expertise, experience and depth of resource to consistently excel in our service delivery to clients.

As a founding member of the World Services Group, a global network of legal, investment and accounting services, Shepherd and Wedderburn is able to respond to clients’ needs swiftly and effectively through our unique access to more than 19,000 professionals and 130+ firms operating across 145 jurisdictions globally.