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Directors" and officers" liability, 1986

Directors" and officers" liability, 1986

a review of the business judgment rule

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Published by Practising Law Institute in New York, N.Y. (810 7th Ave., New York 10019) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Directors of corporations -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Executives -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLawrence A. Hamermesh, chairman.
      SeriesCorporate law and practice course handbook series ;, no. 525
      ContributionsHamermesh, Lawrence A., Practising Law Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1423.Z9 D57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1080 p. :
      Number of Pages1080
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2333412M
      LC Control Number86222363

      Directors and officers liability Insurance (often called "D&O") is liability insurance payable to the directors and officers of a company, or to the organization(s) itself, as indemnification (reimbursement) for losses or advancement of defense costs in the event an insured suffers such a loss as a result of a legal action brought for alleged wrongful acts in their capacity as directors and officers. Such . One of the main benefits of the corporate form of business is that the shareholders, directors and officers of a corporation are not usually held personally responsible for the debts and obligations of the corporation. However, if a shareholder, officer, or director has personally guaranteed a loan or debt, he or she will be held personally responsible for it. Both directors and officers have.

      My primary objective on this blog is to address important developments in the world of directors’ and officers’ liability as they occur. From time to time, however, readers contact me with more fundamental questions about executive liability and executive protection, particularly regarding the basics of indemnification and D&O insurance. Timing Is Everything: Liability of Directors and Officers Under the Deepening Insolvency Theory. Suppose you are a director of a struggling company that owns and operates a small business that has experienced significant losses over the past three years and is struggling to keep up with its creditors. You and the other directors, as well as.

      A type of liability insurance covering directors and officers for claims made against them while serving on a board of directors and/or as an officer. D&O liability insurance can be written to cover the directors and officers of for-profit businesses, privately held firms, not-for-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Policies cover the personal liability of company directors but also the reimbursement of the insured company in case it has paid the claim of a third party on behalf of its managers in order to protect them. Coverage is usually for current, future and past directors and officers of a company and its subsidiaries.


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