Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance

1st Edition

By Adolfo Paolini, Deepak Nambisan

Informa Law from Routledge

256 pages

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Hardback: 9781843116301
pub: 2008-09-30
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“With the ever increasing number of claims against directors and officers, this book provides a very welcome addition to the bookshelves which hitherto have lacked books on this important area” - Alison Green, Chairman of the Trustees of the BILA Charitable Trust. This book scrutinises the origins and the rationale underlying D&O insurance, and provides answers to the question of protecting directors against the potential liabilities they may face. It provides clear understanding about D&O policies wording, exclusions and issues of misrepresentation. The information contained in this new book includes Nature and Legality of D&O Liability Insurance, D&O Exclusions, Directors’ and Officers’ Liability to Third Parties, Directors’ Liability at Civil Law, D&O: Defence Costs Cover and Allocation, Aggregation Principles and D&O Cover and the Reinsurance of D&O Policies.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Liability Insurance Chapter 2 The Nature and Legality of D&O Liability Insurance Chapter 3 Persons Covered by D&O Insurance Chapter 4 D&O Exclusions Chapter 5 Sources of Liability and the Consequential Loss: D&O Covered Risk Chapter 6 Directors' and Officers' Liability to Third Parties Chapter 7 Directors' Liability at Civil Law Chapter 8 D&O Defence Costs Cover and Allocation Chapter 9 The Reinsurance of D&O Policies

About the Authors

Adolfo Paolini is a Senior Lecturer in Banking Law and Company Law at The University of Buckingham, UK.

Deepak Nambisan is a barrister at Fountain Court Chamber. He specialises in Banking & Finance, Civil Fraud, Commercial Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration and Professional Negligence

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Insurance