“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.
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
This series deals with specialist subjects such as Lloyd’s and conflict of laws, as well as including more broad-ranging commentary on insurance legislation and litigation. Titles are written by premier legal minds, pre-eminent barristers, leading academics and Supreme Court Judges, which makes them an invaluable aid to all practitioners involved in insurance.