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JONES DAY TALKS®: Perspectives and Pathways: Life as a First-Generation Lawyer

Each lawyer who is the first in their family to attend law school (and, in many cases, college) forges a unique path to a legal career. In this podcast, the Firm’s Rasha Gerges Shields, Abe Hester, and Stephen Scott share stories from their journeys as “first-generation” lawyers.

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JONES DAY TALKS®: Class Actions Worldview Guide: Part 1–The United States and European Union

Although class actions have been common in the United States for decades, they have not been as widely used in the rest of the world. The situation and risks remain in flux, however, as more countries have renewed momentum to enact class actions or class action-like procedures.

The Firm is producing in-depth, multipart series of publications on class actions that will spotlight a wide array of jurisdictions worldwide. The first installment in the series, released in August 2023, focuses on the United States and European Union. In this podcast, also the first in a series, partners Ozan Akyurek and Becky Kcehowski discuss recent trends and developments in U.S. and UK class actions.

Looking for ESG Fraud: CFTC Solicits Carbon Markets Whistleblowers

JONES DAY TALKS®: Looking for ESG Fraud – CFTC Solicits Carbon Markets Whistleblowers

The growing carbon credit and related derivatives markets continue to attract the attention of regulatory agencies and law enforcement. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has just announced that it is looking for whistleblowers on potential fraud or manipulation in the carbon credit markets, which is a major enforcement development in the ESG space. Jones Day partners Josh Sterling and Howard Sidman talk about the CFTC’s ramped-up enforcement focus and what it means for participants in the carbon markets.

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JONES DAY TALKS®: Implementing AI: Fair Lending, Fair Housing, and Regulatory Trends

As its potential uses soar, Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to attract the attention of multiple regulatory agencies. A recent high-profile U.S. Senate hearing made it clear that the use of AI must be consistent with federal laws pertaining to fair lending, housing, employment, and similar situations.

Jones Day’s Dorothy Giobbe and Alexander Maugeri discuss the legal implications of introducing artificial intelligence to decision-making processes and how users should prepare for increased scrutiny.

JONES DAY TALKS®: The Rise of AI Regs: Approaches from the European Union and United States

JONES DAY TALKS®: The Rise of AI Regs: Approaches from the European Union and United States

As technology and regulatory frameworks evolve, artificial intelligence (“AI”) legal issues have emerged as a key topic in transactional, litigation, and regulatory compliance contexts. Jones Day partners Laurent De Muyter, Carl Kukkonen, Stefan Schneider, and Emily Tait discuss the European Union’s implementation of a comprehensive framework for governing the flow of data, digital services, and AI, while the United States is still exploring regulation.

Jones Day Talks about Force Labor in Supply Chains

JONES DAY TALKS®: Jones Day’s Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative: Health Care Supply Chains and Forced Labor

As part of Jones Day’s continuing work against global human trafficking, the Firm actively supports the American Hospital Association (AHA)’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative and HEAL Trafficking (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage). A recent special convening hosted in Jones Day’s Chicago Office, Forced Labor in Health Care Supply Chains: What Hospital Leaders Need to Know, focused specifically on health care supply chain issues and how they may interact with forced labor. The event provided practical information and resources to health care providers fighting human trafficking.

Jones Day’s Taylor Goodspeed is joined by Laura Castellanos (AHA), Hanni Stoklosa, MD (HEAL Trafficking), and Laura Kowalczyk (Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM)) in a candid conversation about the information shared at the convening and Jones Day’s continued pro bono efforts in this space.

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JONES DAY TALKS®: Preparing for FRTB – What Banks Should Know

First introduced following the 2008 global financial crisis, the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) was designed to establish worldwide rules pertaining to banks’ regulatory capital requirements as they apply to trading activities. Jonathan Gould and Josh Sterling talk about the changes proposed by FRTB, how those changes address specific problems, and what banks should do now.

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UCC Proposed Amendments Address Crypto and Other Digital Assets

JONES DAY TALKS®: UCC Proposed Amendments Address Crypto and Other Digital Assets

Jones Day partner Kim Desmarais discusses the Uniform Law Commission’s and American Law Institute’s proposed amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and their potential impact on commercial transactions involving digital assets and other emerging technologies.

Read the full transcript on the Jones Day website.


JONES DAY TALKS®: All Talk, No Action? The Fintech Regulatory Plot Thickens

Jones Day’s new Of Counsel Nathan Brownback and Partner Josh Sterling discuss recent developments in the U.S. legal landscape for fintech, including the bipartisan Stabenow-Boozman bill, designed to regulate digital assets. They also talk about key banking and financial services developments, including the FDIC’s recent crypto advisory, California’s proposed, far-reaching Digital Financial Assets Law, and other issues in the space that will shape the fintech regulatory debate moving forward.

Read the full transcript on the Jones Day website.


JONES DAY TALKS®:Perspectives and Pathways: Acing the Callback Interview

Interviews can be stressful, especially for a new lawyer or law student hoping to start a career with a firm where they believe they can learn and excel. But there are steps to take to make sure the interview goes well. In this edition of Perspectives and Pathways, Partner Miguel Eaton talks with Jones Day associates Estefani Rodriguez and Alexander Gonzalez about preparing for, and succeeding in, callback interviews.