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Since the insurance crisis of the mid-1980s, companies of all sizes have given increased attention to the appropriateness of alternative methods to finance director and officer (“D&O”) ...
Because directors generally oversee the performance of senior officers, the directors have far less involvement in company performance, disclosures and problems than officers.  As a result, ...
Historically, there was considerable doubt whether a corporation could financially protect its directors and officers from personal liability.  Some early authority indicated that corporate ...
Side A policies afford the ultimate backstop protection for directors and officers.  Extraordinarily broad coverage terms and limits of liability dedicated to only the insured persons provide ...
One of the most important provisions in a directors and officers liability insurance policy is the Application severability clause.  Such a provision determines in large part the extent to which ...
For nearly 100 years, the U.S. antitrust laws have prohibited a person from serving as a director or officer of two or more large companies which compete. 
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