Do Private Companies Face a Greater D&O Risk Than They Realize?

According to Chubb’s 2016 survey of 1,012 private company executives in the U.S. and Canada — our sixth survey since 2003 — the answer is a resounding “yes.” Chubb’s 2016 Private Company Risk Survey shows that more than one in … Continue reading

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Are Your Directors & Officers Protected Abroad?

Small and mid-sized U.S. businesses (SMBs) planning to put down stakes overseas, should recognize the potential exposure their executives may face when they are abroad. Countries around the world have become more stringent about corporate governance, with regulators increasingly coordinating across borders. While major corporate scandals in developing countries have made headline news, SMBs should also expect greater scrutiny as regulators seek to tighten local and international enforcement. SMBs that have or are considering venturing abroad, would be wise to review the adequacy and breadth of their U.S. directors and officers (D&O) coverage around the globe. Continue reading

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When Executives Become Targets

Directors and officers lawsuits are alomost as common for private companies as Public Companies. See the infographic below: Continue reading

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Executive Assumptions and Costly Lawsuits

With the average cost of a directors and officers lawsuit being nearly $700,000, according to the Chubb 2013 Private Company Risk Survey, it’s advisable to watch this three-minute clip and familiarize yourself with the trending D&O claims posed against private companies.
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Managing Mergers & Acquisitions

Download this Director Liability Loss Prevention in Mergers and Acquisitions guide to help educate and guide directors even before an M&A transaction is proposed. Continue reading

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Executive Liability In Foreign Lands

The trends in directors and officers liability continue to evolve. Stay abreast of the key insights so you know how to manage your business or help those you advise. Continue reading

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Obtaining Clarity on Anti-Bribery Law

For 35 years U.S. companies and foreign companies with operations in the United States have been prohibited from bribing foreign officials either directly or through third parties while securing overseas business under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  But, it … Continue reading

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Surviving a Foreign D&O Liability Lawsuit

Corporate directors and officers today are accountable to regulators around the globe. If your company has business operations outside its home country, you should know how it is managing your personal risk to a foreign directors and officers (D&O) liability … Continue reading

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