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American Airlines Names Nathan J. Gatten Senior Vice President – Government Affairs

American Airlines today announced that Nathan J. Gatten has been named Senior Vice President – Government Affairs. In this role, Gatten will lead American’s federal and international government and regulatory affairs team and the company’s advocacy in Washington and across American’s global network.

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BNY Mellon Announces Partnership with CFA Institute to Develop Collaborative Research on Social Investing, Diversity and Inclusion

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, and CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, today announced a partnership with the shared goal of promoting the highest standards of professional excellence across the investment management industry. The partnership will expand professional development opportunities for BNY Mellon employees and allow for the development of collaborative research on social investing, as well as diversity and inclusion.

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Hunton & Williams: Counsel Juan Azel Joins Global Banking Practice in Miami

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the expansion of its global banking and corporate practice with the arrival of Juan Azel as counsel in Miami. For nearly 20 years, Azel has represented financial institutions as general counsel or as outside counsel on regulatory and compliance, financial crime risk management, and internal investigations and enforcement matters, with an emphasis on the US Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering (AML), and economic sanctions laws and regulations.

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Five Jones Day partners named to inaugural Legal 500 Hall of Fame class

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that five partners – Michael Carvin, Doreen Davis, Glen Nager, Andrew Ness, and Paul ("Mickey") Pohl – were inducted to The Legal 500's Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class.

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame honors "the law firm partners at the pinnacle of the profession." Specifically, Hall of Fame status is conferred on attorneys who have received consistent recognition and praise from their clients for continued excellence, as demonstrated by recognition in The Legal 500 as an elite Leading Lawyer for at least six consecutive years.

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On May 23, 2017, Ropes & Gray and Demarest Advogados will be co-hosting in São Paulo: "ACI 7th Brazil Summit on Anti-Corruption"

Ropes & Gray and Demarest Advogados cordially invite you to kick off ACI's 7th Brazil Summit on Anti-Corruption with cocktails and conversation. Enjoy the flavors of Brazil while you take in the spectacular view of São Paulo from Hotel Unique's Skye Bar.

When: May 23, 2017 | 6 - 9 pm

Where: Hotel Unique — Skye Bar (Av. Brigadeiro Luis Antônio, 4700, São Paulo, Brazil)

Questions: Kelsey Karach |

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JP Morgan Chase's Investment in Detroit to reach $150 Million

We have been doing business in Detroit for more than 80 years and believe in its future. Three years ago, JPMorgan Chase made a $100 million, five-year investment in its economic recovery. The collaboration and the pace of progress throughout the city have allowed us to accelerate our initial investment and deploy resources more quickly than expected.

We have exceeded our $100 million investment in just three years. And now we expect to invest $150 million in Detroit by 2019. We know there is much work to be done, but we’re as committed as ever to Detroit’s success.

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Matt Palazzolo, Senior Portfolio Manager at Bernstein, sat down with AB’s US Senior Economist Eric Winograd to get his latest sense of the state of the US economy. He sees the expansion continuing without interruption, and the Fed remaining on path to raise rates two more times this year. Populism and protectionism are two risks, however, to keep a close eye on.

MATT PALAZZOLO: Eric, what’s your assessment of the current state of the US economy?

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Korn Ferry CHRO Survey Reveals Serious Gaps in HR Talent Including Low Business IQ

A new Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), survey of Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) shows that as the HR function becomes more strategic and high-profile, HR professionals need to step up their game when it comes to business insights and achieving results.

When asked which skills are most lacking when searching for HR talent for their own teams, respondents’ top answer was business acumen (41 percent), followed by the ability to turn strategy into action (28 percent).

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Delta named to 2017 Honor Roll by Center for Companies That Care

Delta has been named to the 2017 Honor Roll by Companies That Care for the second year in a row. The companies and organizations on the Honor Roll have the common denominator of behaving in socially responsible ways for their employees and communities.

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BNY Mellon Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $880 Million Or $0.83 Per Common Share

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation ("BNY Mellon") (NYSE: BK) today reported first quarter net income applicable to common shareholders of $880 million, or $0.83 per diluted common share. Net income applicable to common shareholders was $804 million, or $0.73 per diluted common share, in the first quarter of 2016, and $822 million, or $0.77 per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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