"Shaved-Limits" Endorsements

The Feb. 1 issue of the Business Insurance publication contains an article on the "shaved-limits" endorsement. It contains, in my opinion, a rewriting of history, attributing an increase in early settlements of D&O coverage disputes to recent use of a "shaved-limits" endorsement...

Insurance Enhancement Ideas

Peter Gillon, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP As the current soft market conditions in property and casualty insurance seems to continue unabated, there are things businesses may be able to do, in addition to seeking premium reductions. Here are a few examples: Increase limits and...

Surge of Securities Litigation Against U.S.-Listed Chinese Companies Raises Critical D&O Insurance Issues

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services and Peter M. Gillon, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP One of the most distinctive U.S. litigation trends over the last twelve months has been the surge of securities class action lawsuits filed against...