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Navigating Internal Investigations

  A recent CCBJ webinar highlighted the importance of being proactive instead of reactive when conducting internal investigations. A key component of a corporate investigation is gathering data. As Curtis Collette, solutions architect at QDiscovery, puts it, “We need to understand what...

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Career Development

Looking Back: Federal Rules Reform Gets Real, 2014-2018

  GCs embrace overhaul of e-discovery system.   The focus in early 2014 – MCC’s 21st year of publication – was very much on civil justice reform, specifically, proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to discovery and e-discovery. Driving...

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Career Development

Looking Back: A World Turned Upside Down, 2009-2013

  Digging out and stepping up, in-house counsel take the wheel. As the magnitude of the financial crisis became apparent, the corporate community fretted over the risks of overreaction. Lawmakers and regulators discussed an array of changes in oversight and governance that, if adopted, would...

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Where Were the Lawyers? 1999–2003

A false alarm, a guiding hand and fallout from a very public scandal.   Today, it’s more of a punchline than anything. In 1999, however, the Y2K problem (aka the Millennium Bug) was being taken very seriously by the legal community. Concerns that dates embedded in computer code could...

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Career Development

Looking Back: The Search for Trust, 1994-98

    Legal technology, information management, cost control and convergence move into the spotlight. To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we are digging into the MCC archives for insights into the evolution and accomplishments of corporate counsel. Last issue, we focused on our inaugural...

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Career Development

The Importance of Being Your Own Advocate

A part of our ongoing Women in Business & Law series, Corporate Counsel Business Journal recently hosted our second installment of “Be the CEO of Your Own Career.” Kristin Calve, publisher of CCBJ, invited four successful women executives, including general counsel and other C-suite...

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Career Development

Looking Back: 25 Years of Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

This is a big year for MCC. We proudly celebrate our 25th year of publication, and we launch the next 25 with a new name and a new look. Over the year, we will honor our founder and explore our foundation in this space by digging into the MCC archive. Along the way, we will survey our community,...

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