• Ready to rise

    In the summer of 2013, InsideCounsel debuted the first R3-100 list, honoring 100 women who have the potential to become general counsel of a Fortune 500 company within three years. That list was an outgrowth of existing initiatives, including the Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) network. The WIPL...

  • Operational empowerment

    Nowadays, with law departments being asked to do more with less, general counsel are focusing on initiatives such as analytics and spend management to drive efficiency.

  • The evolution of D&O insurance after the economic crisis

    As insurers recover from the credit crisis and Great Recession by modifying policy terms and adjusting premiums, corporate policyholders must stay informed when shopping for directors and officers (D&O) policies.

  • 9 women who made big in-house moves in 2014

    While there remains work to be done to be done, it’s clear that women in law are beginning to be seen on a more equal footing.

  • Year in review: Top Inside trends of 2014

    Join us now as we look back at some of the biggest trends of 2014 inside the boardroom and pertaining to the lives of lawyers. Click through the slideshow to travel back in time and see what we were talking about throughout the year.

  • O’Melveny & Myers sponsors Women’s Leadership Academy

    Taking part were some 180 female lawyers, both who work at the firm and work at the businesses counted among the firm’s clients.

  • Securities class actions are here to stay

    Securities class action suits are here to stay. That's the result of the Supreme Court's recent ruling in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, a case that directors, officers, the companies they serve and the D&O insurance industry closely watched.

  • Pay for performance trend impacts many GCs

    Cynthia Lee Dow, an executive search consultant for Russell Reynolds Associates, where she heads up the legal and compliance practice for the United States, sys the pay for performance trend is one that is here to stay, especially for top executives.

  • AIG to pay $960 million to settle shareholder suit

    On Aug 4 insurance giant AIG announced that it would settle a shareholder suit filed in 2008 for $960 million. The figure is one the largest amounts ever agreed to in addressing investor litigation.

  • The evolution of regulation

    Odell recently spoke with InsideCounsel to discuss the changes he has seen in the regulatory landscape in the past 14 years.

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