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The term “allocation” refers to the process of determining the amount of defense costs, settlements or judgments which is properly attributable or “allocated” to covered Claims against ...
Every wave of business failures or scandals leaves a legacy of lessons learned.  For example, the dot.com debacle in the late 1990s taught investors not to ignore lack of profitability or ...
It is commonly recognized that the size of settlements in securities class actions against directors and officers has increased dramatically in the post-Enron environment.  Equally troubling, ...
For the first time in history, many U.S. insurers today are willing to afford coverage under various types of insurance policies for punitive and exemplary damages under certain circumstances.  ...
In the past, directors and officers generally recognized that their company should purchase D&O insurance, but they had little interest in the details.  Besides the total amount of coverage ...
In response to recent criticisms, federal law enforcement authorities are now investigating with greater frequency and vigor potential criminal charges against directors and officers in a variety ...
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