- 04:00 PM

D&O Insurance Coverage for Private Companies

CPD for Lawyers: 1 Substantive Hour


External Speaker(s): Emi Adachi, Calgary Office Leader, Purves Redmond Limited 
Christopher LoeberChair, Insurance Recovery + Counseling Practice, Pryor Cashman LLP

Directors and officers of private companies face personal liability risk at common law and under various statutes. D&O insurance can mitigate that risk, while also providing private businesses with insurance coverage for claims arising from certain acts of directors and officers. Our cross-border and multi-disciplinary panel will provide an overview of the personal liability risk in Canada and the United States for directors and officers of non-public companies, available insurance options to address that risk, key considerations in placing D&O insurance, common issues in D&O coverage disputes and tips for maximizing insurance recoveries.

Topics Include:

  • Why private companies should consider D&O insurance
  • Insurance coverage options for private companies
  • Key considerations in getting the right D&O insurance coverage
  • Typical issues in coverage disputes
  • Tips for maximizing insurance recoveries