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July 05, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

US Treasury General Counsel With 5-Star Resume Departs

Neil MacBride announced on LinkedIn that last week marked the end of his tenure with the Treasury department, and that he "was so honored to spend the last several years working with the incredible 2,000 lawyers in the Treasury Legal Division."

By Maria Dinzeo

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July 02, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

Corporate Threats at Highest Level in 12 Years, Report Finds

Respondents to a Clyde & Co. and Winmark Global survey foresee "the competitive advantages from AI being short-lived as early innovations become commoditized over time."

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July 02, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

Silicon Valley Veteran Takes Over Agilent's Team of 100+ Lawyers

Bret DiMarco, who departed laser maker Coherent two years ago after helping engineer its $7 billion sale, is taking the legal reins of a health tech giant with a stock market value of $37 billion.

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July 01, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

VW Legal Veteran Known as Bridge-Builder Promoted to US General Counsel

Volkswagen Group of America CEO ​​Pablo Di Si said Antony Klapper is "collaborative, proactive and full of team spirit, and that's in addition to his wealth of knowledge and experience in the automotive industry."

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June 27, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

Citigroup Deputy GC to Join HSBC as US General Counsel

Curtis Tao is taking the legal reins of the U.S. outpost of HSBC, the largest bank in Europe. He's held key roles at both Citi and Goldman Sachs.

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June 24, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

Execs Doubt AI Regulation Can Keep Up With the Technology's Rapid-Fire Advances

"More and more, we're seeing a gap between what outside counsel recommends and what executives are open to when it comes to AI policies and procedures," said Amy Worley, associate general counsel of Berkeley Research Group.

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June 24, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

Paramount GC's Exit Was 'Involuntary,' Entitling Her to Millions in Severance

Now that Paramount is keeping its independence, the company's board is under pressure to chop expenses. Paramount is weighed down by more than $14 billion in debt and lost $500 million in the first quarter.

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June 21, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

'This Is Not Science Fiction': Inside Legal Departments That Parlayed AI Experimentation Into Real ROI

"The more you procrastinate, the more you're hesitant, the bigger the opportunity cost of not essentially moving the needle," said Murtuza Vohra, managing director of legal consulting firm Morae Global.

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June 20, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

Paramount General Counsel Heads for Exit in Wake of Failed Merger

"Our work doesn't often make headlines or get recognized at glitzy award shows, but you are the heart and soul of this company," departing GC Christa D'Alimonte said in a memo to her legal team.

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June 20, 2024 | Corporate Counsel

FTC Strikes Back at MGM for Fighting Its Probe of Massive Cyberattack

In one line of attack, MGM is seeking to disqualify FTC Chair Lina Khan, who was staying at the company's Las Vegas hotel when the hackers struck and, because of the disruption, was asked by a front desk clerk to write her credit card number on a piece of paper.

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