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The Crisis in directors" & officers" liability insurance

The Crisis in directors" & officers" liability insurance

advising corporations on alternatives, indemnification & the business judgment rule

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Published by Law & Business in Clifton, N.J. (855 Valley Rd., Clifton 07013) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Liability -- United States,
    • Directors of corporators -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
    • Executives -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementco-chairmen, Dennis J. Block, Albert Driver.
      ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Section of Business Law. Committee on Corporate Counsel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1215.Z9 C75 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 397 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2308796M
      LC Control Number86186023

      Directors and Officers Liability Insurance and the Subprime Credit Crisis. As companies try to sort out the impact of the subprime credit crisis, many directors and officers are asking whether their D&O insurance will protect their personal assets if their company files for bankruptcy due to the subprime credit crisis. Directors’ & Officers’ (“D&O”) liability insurance is insurance coverage intended to protect individuals from personal asset exposure if they are sued as a result of serving as director or.

      D&O insurance policies offer liability cover for company managers to protect them from claims which may arise from the decisions and actions taken within the scope of their regular duties. As such, D&O .   The current financial crisis affects almost every aspect of our business life. That includes insurance. Businesses need to be wise consumers and aware of. Directors & Officers Liability Insurance.

      Directors and officers liability Insurance (often called "D&O") is liability insurance payable to the directors and officers of a company, or to the organization(s) itself, as indemnification (reimbursement) for losses or advancement of defense costs in the event an insured suffers such a loss as a result of a legal action brought for alleged wrongful acts in their capacity as directors .   Insurance coverage to protect directors, officers and companies must not be ignored and may be more important than in the past. Critical executive governance issues can range from long-term strategy and planning for cybersecurity oversight and board composition to crisis .


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