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Goodmans Presents: Understanding D&O Liability: Managing Your Exposure

November-21-2011

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Increasing regulatory complexity.  Civil suits, class action litigation and activist shareholders on the rise.  The popularity of imposing potential liability on executives as a tool to combat corporate wrongdoing.  Directors and officers are exposed to potential liability around every corner.  It is a real threat, a genuine concern, and an ongoing challenge to manage.  It is critical to understand the duties and obligations of directors and officers in our ever-changing environment and to ensure that adequate steps are taken in advance to mitigate risks and protect against liability. 

Our panel will cover such topics as:

  • Understanding directors' and officers' legal obligations
  • Director indemnities
  • Best practices for managing risk
  • D&O insurance – important matters to consider when reviewing your policy

Panellists:  Gale Rubenstein, Francy Kussner and Sheldon Freeman of Goodmans LLP

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