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...
With the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act, government oversight of public companies continues to increase; formal SEC investigations are up 160 percent since 2008.
After years of conducting its own investigation into potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, Avon Products said yesterday that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now begun to look into the cosmetics company’s actions as well.