12th Annual

D&O Liability Insurance

Underwriting, Claims and Settlement Strategies to Minimize D&O Losses

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

About

Whether you are an underwriter, broker, claims professional, D&O litigator or coverage counsel, you will benefit from this comprehensive D&O liability insurance publication.

This publication will give you the information you need to ensure profitability of your D&O line, including:
  • The implications of the latest shareholder litigation on potential liability of directors and officers and how that will affect policy pricing, underwriting strategies and claims handling
  • How to negotiate the most favorable policy terms for carriers and insureds
  • Keeping defense costs down by working effectively with policyholders
  • Structuring a newly merged company's D&O policy: what terms should be included?
  • Handling the insurance tower when all layers are not exhausted
Speakers who have provided their presentations in this publication are from such reputable companies as:
AIG
Arch Insurance Company
Beecher Carlson
Chicago Underwriting Group
Goodwin Procter
Insurance Coverage Group
Marsh
NERA Economic Consulting
Polestar Executive Management
Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation

Contents & Contributors

About

Whether you are an underwriter, broker, claims professional, D&O litigator or coverage counsel, you will benefit from this comprehensive D&O liability insurance publication.

This publication will give you the information you need to ensure profitability of your D&O line, including:
  • The implications of the latest shareholder litigation on potential liability of directors and officers and how that will affect policy pricing, underwriting strategies and claims handling
  • How to negotiate the most favorable policy terms for carriers and insureds
  • Keeping defense costs down by working effectively with policyholders
  • Structuring a newly merged company's D&O policy: what terms should be included?
  • Handling the insurance tower when all layers are not exhausted
Speakers who have provided their presentations in this publication are from such reputable companies as:
AIG
Arch Insurance Company
Beecher Carlson
Chicago Underwriting Group
Goodwin Procter
Insurance Coverage Group
Marsh
NERA Economic Consulting
Polestar Executive Management
Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation

Contents & Contributors

RECENT TRENDS IN SHAREHOLDER CLASS ACTION LITIGATION: BEYOND THE MEGA-SETTLEMENTS, IS STABILIZATION AHEAD?
Elaine Buckberg, Ph.D, NERA Economic Consulting
Ronald I. Miller, Ph.D, NERA Economic Consulting
Todd Foster, NERA Economic Consulting

CONDITION OF THE D&O MARKETPLACE AND SECURITIES LITIGATION LANDSCAPE: HOW CURRENT SECURITIES CLAIMS TRENDS IMPACT D&O INSURANCE
Michael W. Early, Chicago Underwriting Group Inc.

FINPRO FOCUS
Lou Ann Layton, Marsh, Inc.

D&O INSURANCE: ASK NOW, SLEEP LATER
Carolyn H. Rosenberg, Sachnoff & Weaver
Mark S. Hersh, Insurance Coverage Group

D&O POLICY TERMS: KNOW WHAT TO ASK FOR
Dan A. Bailey, Bailey Cavalieri LLC

D&O POLICY AUDITS: PRE-PURCHASE NEGOTIATIONS CAN MAXIMIZE INSURANCE PROTECTIONS
Mary Craig Calkins, Howrey LLP

NEGOTIATING POLICY TERMS & CONDITIONS: TAKING A FRESH LOOK AT AN OLD POLICY
Dan Bailey, Bailey Cavalieri LLC
John D. Bouchard, Polestar Executive Management
Mary Craig Calkins, Howrey LLP
Heather Fox, AIG
Steven L. White, Arch Insurance Company

HITTING'EM WHERE IT HURTS: PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARE YOU COVERED?
Catherine A. Asaro, Beecher Carlson

REIMBURSEMENT OF DEFENSE COSTS
John D. Hughes, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

PROTECTING YOUR INVESTMENT: INSURANCE FOR PORTFOLIO COMPANIES' M&A TRANSACTIONS
Carl E. Metzger, Goodwin Procter

SEC ISSUES STATEMENT CONCERNING CIVIL PENALTIES AGAINST PUBLIC COMPANIES
Barry W. Rashkover, Sidley Austin LLP

DISCOUNTING OF LIMITS IN CLAIM SETTLEMENTS
John C. Minett, Swiss Reinsurance America Corp

DAMAGES IN SHAREHOLDER CLASS ACTIONS AFTER DURA
John Montgomery, NERA Economic Consulting

RESCISSION AND SEVERABILITY: WINNING ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST COVERAGE DENIALS
John Friedland, International Journal of Disclosure and Governance

CERTAIN CURRENT ISSUES IN D&O LIABILITY INSURANCE: RESCISSION AND SEVERABILITY
Cecilia W. Kaiser, Boundas, Skarzynski, Walsh & Black



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