Conforming D&O Coverage for FCPA Protection – Navigating Limits and Opportunities

Posted by The ALS Group on Sep 14, 2016 5:58:19 PM

When looking for coverage for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) costs, the Directors and Officers (D&O) Policy is often the first stop. It appears to be the policy most applicable, because it defends against complaints of wrongdoing. However, to get significant protection from FCPA costs a D&O policy has to be significantly modified.

Just by the moniker, Directors and Officers Policy, you know that the coverage is intended to be limited to a collection of individuals running the entity, not the entity itself. The first modification to look for is “Side C” coverage or the equivalent language indicating that the entity will be covered in the case of FCPA matters.

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Topics: D&O, FCPA, Risk management, Risk Management Blog

Food Safety & D&O Insurance

Posted by The ALS Group on Jan 12, 2016 9:03:01 AM

It was not a very happy new year for Chipotle having been slapped with a shareholder class action lawsuit for “having known the fast food chain had inadequate safety practices but lied and omitted material facts in reports to stockholders".

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Topics: Bodily Injury, Coverage Review, D&O, Exclusions, Exposure Review, Policy Exclusions, Risk Management Blog

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