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Malvina Longoria, MasterCard’s general counsel for strategy and transformation

What MasterCard’s Law Department is Doing to Help Drive Law Firm Diversity

What MasterCard’s Law Department is Doing to Help Drive Law Firm Diversity

Article by Yin Wilczek, Bloomberg BNA; Video by RJ Jewell, Bloomberg BNA Diversity matters because it drives innovation, said Malvina Longoria, general counsel, Strategy & Transformation at MasterCard Inc. MasterCard is a signatory to an American Bar Association push to include more women and minorities in the legal profession. Legal services remains one of the

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Microsoft’s Legal Department is Piloting AI Right Now

Article by Yin Wilczek, Bloomberg BNA; Video by RJ Jewell, Bloomberg BNA Microsoft Corp. is testing the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in contract management—a move that ultimately may cut down the work for its in-house attorneys. In a pilot slated to end in June, the Redmond, Wash.-based software provider is using AI to analyze

Joseph Otterstetter of 3M

3M Lawyer On Cutting Over 250 Law Firms

Article by Yin Wilczek, Bloomberg BNA; Video by RJ Jewell, Bloomberg BNA General counsel support is crucial for corporate legal departments that are trying to decrease the number of law firms they work with, 3M Co.’s managing counsel said. The most important step is making sure the in-house team is “aligned, starting with the general

Anton Valukas. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Tony Valukas on the Root Causes of Corporate Scandals (Video)

Anton Valukas, a senior partner at Jenner & Block LLP and former chairman of the firm, discusses what boards can do to avert corporate scandals. He spoke to Bloomberg BNA at the sidelines of an April 25 University of Delaware/Association of Corporate Counsel conference on the Volkswagen emissions scandal. The conference was sponsored by Bloomberg

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Hogan Lovells Lawyer on Drone Laws and Regulations

Drone technology is evolving quickly. Consumers, companies and government agencies are realizing the benefits of using drones. Bloomberg BNA Senior Legal Editor Jimmy H. Koo recently asked Lisa Ellman, a Washington-based partner at Hogan Lovells who chairs the firm’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Practice, about related laws, regulations and privacy and security concerns that may be

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