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Entries in D&O insurance (7)


D&O Liability Insurance: Hazards for the CCO

Legal claims are regularly brought against corporate officials through a wide variety of angles, including, for example, allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and willful disregard of regulatory imperatives, or for a range of statutory violations premised in financial crimes, like bribery or insider trading.

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These D&O exclusions can kill your FCPA coverage

We addressed how D&O policy definitions can differ -- expanding or limiting coverage for FCPA enforcement -- in my previous post.

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Will your D&O policy respond to FCPA enforcement?

The extent to which a D&O policy will respond to an FCPA claim can vary considerably depending on the specifics of the action, stage of the action, and the policy’s terms, definitions and exclusions.

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Evan Bundschuh: What every FCPA and AML consultant should know about E&O insurance

When consulting services are related to the FCPA, AML, ATF or KYC compliance, the potential for litigation is amplified. And while many compliance consultants purchase professional liability (errors & omissions) insurance, securing a properly structured policy is challenging.

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Oehninger and Fehling: A Primer on Insurance Coverage for FCPA Claims and Investigations

Historically, targets of FCPA investigations have assumed that any FCPA-related losses were not covered by insurance, but in recent years the landscape has changed.

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Practice notes: Insurance coverage for FIFA-related kickback investigations 

Bribes of $40,000 stuffed in envelopes, a flight to Europe solely to retrieve a briefcase full of cash, and a $10 million payoff to secure votes for choosing the World Cup host country are among the allegations in the recent indictment against FIFA representatives and related business associates.

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Alistair Craig: Does your D&O insurance really cover a bribery investigation?

The potential difficulties facing executives and former executives embroiled in bribery investigations and criminal proceedings were recently demonstrated in a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Victoria - Court of Appeal in Note Printing Australia Ltd v Leckenby.

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