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John is joined by Eric F. Grossman, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Morgan Stanley. They discuss the current legal issues facing General Counsel at major international institutions including how generative AI and machine learning will impact legal services and how companies interact with their clients; when companies should speak out on social issues; and the current regulatory push regarding financial disclosures, antitrust concerns and climate related issues. They also discuss ESG efforts including the impact of such efforts on employee morale, the capital commitments necessary to transition to sustainability and the importance of accuracy in disclosing ESG commitments. They also discuss cryptocurrencies, including building the infrastructure and trading and the relatively slow adoption of blockchain. Finally, they discuss areas of increasing legal risk, including risks facing businesses built on business models that assumed low interest rates and the opportunities for distressed asset investors and bankruptcy practitioners.

Published: Dec 8 2023

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