Robin Snasdell, managing director at Consilio, discusses the concept of “new law,” how technology is transforming various legal processes, and where improvements can still be made in the future.
Bill Piwonka, chief marketing officer at Exterro, discusses key ways that legal departments have evolved in the last decade, including operational and process changes, technological advancements, and the new role of the general counsel.…
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Bill Piwonka, chief marketing officer of Exterro, discusses the way the role of chief legal officer has expanded in recent years, as well as what organizations can do internally to stay ahead of changing regulations around data privacy and cybersecurity.
Greg Morical, vice president, general counsel and secretary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., and Tabitha Meier, partner and co-chair of the compliance team at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, discuss the various ways outside counsel can help companies get their compliance programs up to snuff.
How to make sure your company doesn’t run afoul of the FCPA – and the best ways to navigate a government investigation if faced with one.
David Cambria, the so-called “Godfather” of legal operations, made big news recently when he announced he was leaving his in-house post at Fortune 50 food and agriculture giant ADM to join…
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CCBJ: Akin Gump has been recognized by the Financial Times for its work in compliance and technology. What led to that recognition?
Thomas McCarthy: Beginning over a decade ago, there was an upswing in enforcement trends by the U.S. government in areas that affected our clients – particularly export controls, sanctions and anticorruption. …
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An annotated review of Information Governance Insights columns from 2017
The scope of corporate counsel duties has changed rather rapidly and drastically in the past decade. As companies have quickly begun to digitalize nearly every aspect of their operations, digital information has become the lifeblood and primary asset of nearly all business, in every industry, in every sector. Whether a company makes or sells widgets, transports goods or people, facilitates markets or financial transactions, or provides services of any sort, in the past few years it has also become an information business. The volume of digital information flowing through companies has also grown exponentially in this same short period. …
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