ACC Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Offer Legal Departments Workflow Tools

WASHINGTON (August 5, 2014) — The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global bar association representing more than 34,000 in-house counsel employed by over 10,000 organizations, recently selected Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a leading provider of intelligent information and digital solutions for legal and business professionals, as part of the ACC Alliance Program.

Based in New York and Illinois, Wolters Kluwer delivers research products and information-enabled solutions to legal and business professionals, educators and law students to support productivity, accuracy and mobility. Specifically, to aid corporate counsel in implementing solutions to effectively operate their law departments, the company offers legal resources on human resources, securities law, labor and employment, intellectual property, corporate governance and other topics.

“Achieving efficiencies in law department operations and adding value to the company’s overall corporate strategy are vital concerns for ACC members and the in-house counsel community globally,” said Veta. T. Richardson, president and CEO of ACC. “Wolters Kluwer will serve as a key partner for our members seeking to enhance their law department’s efficiency and ACC’s ability to help them succeed.”

Through the ACC Alliance Program, ACC has formed partnerships with leading legal and business service providers to offer its members high-quality products exclusively designed for corporate counsel. Wolters Kluwer joins 10 additional organizations in the ACC Alliance Program, including NAVEX GlobalAgency for Dispute ResolutionChubbCopyright Clearance CenterJordan LawrenceModus eDiscoveryPractical Law Company,Robert Half LegalWeComply and West – Thomson Reuters.

“Corporate counsel work across jurisdictions and have a need for quick answers when comparing and analyzing the laws of different states,” said Aaron Yaverski, Vice President Legal Markets at Wolters Kluwer. “We are thrilled to join the ACC Alliance Partner program to offer ACC members a more efficient way to obtain this information.”

Wolters Kluwer offers ACC members access to multistate surveys and tools, which allows corporate counsel to research and compare a broad range of issues across multiple jurisdictions. The online toolset creates a chart of related summaries and links to full-text laws, regulations and other source documents for multiple jurisdictions.

For more information on ACC and its Alliance Program, visitwww.acc.com/alliance. For more information on Wolters Kluwer, visit www.wolterskluwerlb.com.

About ACC: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations through informationeducationnetworkingopportunities and advocacy initiatives. With more than 34,000 members in 85 countries employed by over 10,000 organizations, ACC connects its members to the people and resources necessary for both personal and professional growth. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel.® For more information, visit www.acc.com and follow ACC on Twitter:@ACCinhouse.

About Wolters Kluwer Law & Business: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading global provider of intelligent information and digital solutions. We connect legal and business professionals, educators and law students with timely, specialized authoritative content, and information-enabled solutions that support success through productivity, accuracy and mobility. Serving customers worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business portfolio includes products under the Aspen Publishers, CCH Incorporated, Croner, Kluwer Law International, Loislaw, ftwilliam.com, and MediRegs names. Our products are regarded as trusted resources for general legal and practice-specific knowledge, compliance and risk management, dynamic workflow solutions, and expert commentary.