Directors and officers today face unprecedented potential for personal exposure, given today’s evolving risk landscape. Shifting regulatory priorities, increased scrutiny by regulators, a volatile business environment, cyber risk and increased legal exposures are only some of the significant issues directors and officers face, and the stakes continue to rise.
An in-depth understanding of risk and insurance issues can help directors and officers protect their personal assets and companies maximize their balance sheet protection. Are you confident that your D&O coverage truly offers the best protections? Our D&O diagnostic process will help you assess whether or not you and your directors and officers are getting the most out of your coverage. This is especially important if you are considering any type of M&A activity, international expansion, stock offerings, or even facing bankruptcy risk.
Marsh’s financial and professional liability (FINPRO) practice is committed to developing risk solutions and services to help your directors and officers feel confident and protected while making the decisions to make your organization successful.
The Changing Dynamics of Merger Litigation — Early Impacts on Filings, Settlements, Trials, and Insurance
If your company announces a merger, multiple merger objection lawsuits will likely soon follow. Such lawsuits have often led to “disclosure-only” settlements, in which the target company agrees to make additional disclosures along with payment to the plaintiff’s lawyers in exchange for a broad release of claims related to the merger.
Individuals may not covered under an organization’s directors and officers liability insurance policy.
Former directors may feel protected by a D&O policy, but there is potential for inadequate insurance coverage.
Increasing shareholder demands to review and inspect a company’s books and records are raising significant concerns for directors and officers.
With private company D&O claims growing in frequency it is critical for privately held organizations to closely consider the purchase of D&O insurance to protect both individual directors and officers as well as the company itself.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Podcast
Individual Accountability in Corporate Wrongdoing Podcast
Leslie Kurshan, head of product development for Marsh’s Financial and Professional Practice in the UK, along with industry experts in this podcast discusses the evolving risk environment for companies and senior executives and how to respond to it.