One reason the French engineering firm is likely to pay the biggest criminal penalty to date for foreign bribery is that it had no compliance program in place.
Almost 40 percent of shareholder proposals submitted at Russell 3000 companies that had an annual meeting in the first half of the year were related to social and environmental issues, according to The Conference Board.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rebuked the U.S. government last week for overreaching on insider trading cases, and seemed to offer executives and traders reassurance that they may not be liable if material nonpublic information is acted upon without knowledge of the original source or any quid pro quo.
Many job applicants lack even basic knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math, Business Roundtable survey shows.
Experts warn that the commission is taking an increasingly hard line against companies that discourage employees from reporting compliance problems.
Third-quarter pricing stabilizes amid forecasts for soft market.
Despite the failure of the unusual joint bid between Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals, more such alliances are seen as likely.
The big macro question today is how much wage growth is necessary to provide enough demand to give companies a reasonable basis on which to invest.
A report that Apple was overcharged for outsourced services could sound alarm.
The tag team approach to hostile takeover may reward activists but leave their corporate partners short.