ACI announces 1st Women Leaders in Financial Services Empowerment Award

American Conference Institute is pleased to announce the nominations for the Women Leaders in Financial Services Empowerment Award.  This award recognizes and celebrates the successes and achievements of women leaders in the financial services community. The winner will be announced at ACI’s 3rd Annual Women Leaders in Financial Services Law and Compliance conference on May…

What's New for ACI's FCC Boot Camp This Year – June 27-29, 2016

American Conference Institute’s 2nd Annual FCC Boot Camp from Dyan Cornacchio

Trucking Litigation Q&A with Conference Co-Chair Randy K. Metzger

Randy K. Metzger, Director, Truck and Environmental Claims, National Interstate Insurance Co., will be Co-Chairing at ACI’s 6th National Forum on Defending and Managing Trucking Litigation, Wednesday, March 30 to Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Omni Chicago in Chicago, IL. In anticipation of the conference, check out our recent Q&A session with Randy K. Metzger. How is the landscape on…

Industry News Roundup – Class Actions

1.  CTV Montreal, CTV Montreal, Taxi Drivers Want Class Action Lawsuit Against Uber (January 28, 2016) 2. Arent Fox LLP – Anthony V. Lupo, Eva J. Pulliam and B. Thorne Maginnis, Lexology, Deal or No Deal? Class Action Alleges Macy’s Offered Misleading Sale Prices (January 26, 2016) 3.  IANS, BGR, Facebook Investor Class-Action Suit Cleared in the US (December 31, 2015)…

Industry News Roundup – Blockchain

1. Arjun Kharpal & Julia Chatterley, CNBC, Bank of America is Going Big on Blockchain (January 28, 2016) 2. Pete Rizzo, CoinDesk, BitPay Among Latest to Join Microsoft Blockchain Platform (January 5, 2016) 3. PYMNTS, PYMNTS.com, Regulator Urges Blockchain Transaction Fraud Protection (January 26, 2016) 4. Alex Hamilton, IBS Intelligence, Blockchain and Bitcoin Roundup: What’s Current with Cryptocurrency (January 27, 2016)  Live…

Industry News Roundup – Data Breach

  1. Jon Fingas, Engadget, Wendy’s Looks Into Claims of a Credit Card Data Breach (January 27, 2016) 2. Dan Munro, Forbes, Data Breaches In Healthcare Totaled Over 112 Million Records In 2015 (December 31, 2015) 3. Jennifer LeClaire, Top Tech News, Uber Pays $20,000 Fine for Not Reporting Data Breach (January 7, 2016) 4. Sara Heath,  HealthITSecurity, Hacking Accounts for 98%…

Learn More About Spectrum Policy and the Incentive Auction

American Conference Institute is pleased to bring you its second annual FCC Boot Camp in June in San Francisco. In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s first ever Incentive Auction designed to meet the demand for spectrum from wireless providers, this event will help those participating in the forward and reverse auctions understand what happens during each round of the bidding…

Meet the Speakers – American Conference Institute’s 3rd Annual Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Meet the Speakers – American Conference Institute’s 3rd Annual Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products   Click here to view the full agenda for ACI’s Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products, Monday, March 07 to Wednesday, March 09, 2016, The Carlton Hotel, New York, NY

Cyber Security and Data Privacy & Protection: Q&A with Conference Co-Chair Jeanette Fitzgerald

Jeanette Fitzgerald, EVP and General Counsel, Epsilon, will be co-chairing ACI’s 18th Advanced Global, Legal and Compliance Forum on Cyber Security & Data Privacy and Protection, January 28-29, 2016 at the Park Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. In anticipation of the conference, check out our recent Q&A with Jeanette. How will the Wyndham decision affect the way…

Week ahead: Republicans to pick up fight against net neutrality

By Mario Trujillo and David McCabe, Published on The Hill on January 11, 2016 House Republicans will resume their nearly yearlong effort to nibble away at the edges of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Internet rules. The House Energy and Commerce technology subcommittee on Tuesday is slated to debate two bills regarding net neutrality — one…

Microbead ban signed by President Obama

By Jareen Imam, Published on CNN on December 31st, 2015 (CNN) – Say goodbye to your exfoliating shower gel. Those tiny plastic microbeads you have been rubbing on your face are now outlawed in the United States. President Obama signed a bipartisan bill that prohibits selling and distributing products containing microbeads. The bill is intended to protect the nation’s waterways. [Read…

Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Incentive Auction – Webinar: January 22nd, 2016, 2PM-3PM EST

The Federal Communications Commission announced the first ever Incentive Auction involving broadcast television spectrum to meet the demand for spectrum from wireless providers. Scheduled to be held on March 29, 2016, the Incentive Auction will permit television broadcasters to voluntarily go off the air by auctioning off their spectrum rights.  Once this reverse auction has…