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Civil Justice

Civil Justice Playbook: Delaware's Lawsuit Climate Gets Chillier

What do you think of when someone says Delaware? For many people, one word comes to mind: business. That’s where numerous companies are incorporated. If they didn’t already have “First State” on their license plate (Delaware was first to sign the U.S. Constitution), they...

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Diversity & Inclusion

A Push to Boost Law Firm Diversity: An ABA resolution is behind the latest effort

On August 23, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel hosted a webinar that offered law departments advice on how they can boost the diversity of the law firm lawyers they hire to represent them. Called “Implementing a Law Firm Diversity Program,” it was sponsored by LexisNexis and inspired by...

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Legal Operations

Legal Ops Professionals Weigh In: Higher level of analysis in law departments drives shifts in the industry

The ambitious webinar hosted by Metropolitan Corporate Counsel on September 7 took on four big topics that were filtered through surveys primarily directed at legal operations departments. The topics were information security; analytics and artificial intelligence (AI); cloud adoption; and...

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Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

The Future of Financial Crime is Now: KPMG reports that successful AML programs deal with today’s problems even as they anticipate tomorrow’s

A recent report by KPMG, “The Future of Financial Crime,” features a graphic of two hands extending to touch forefingers, bringing to mind the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. But there’s a twist. While one of the hands belongs to a human, the other belongs to a robot. As the report...

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When IoT Data Is a Defendant’s Best Friend: Knowing how to use it in litigation can be a winning strategy

The webinar presented by iDiscovery Solutions on May 16 (and hosted by MCC) was packed with a lot of information about the internet of things (IoT). But what made it different from other webinars we host was that it was doubly interactive. There were only two presenters, but Charlie Platt and Dan...

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