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Surge of Securities Litigation Against U.S.-Listed Chinese Companies Raises Critical D&O Insurance Issues
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by Kevin LaCroix and Peter Gillon

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... Read More

One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank’s Impact on D&O Insurance
Posted on 3 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By K. Alan Parry and Eric G. Barber The November/December 2011 issue of Coverage features an article, "One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank's Impact on D&O Insurance," by K. Alan Parry of Smith... Read More

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: Applicability to Insurance-Linked Securities of SEC Re-proposal of Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities
Posted on 29 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On July 26, 2011 the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a release (the "Proposing Release") revising and re-proposing certain rules (the "Proposed Rules") initially proposed in April 2010 related to asset... Read More

Public Companies Must Disclose Cyber-Liability Risks
Posted on 8 Nov 2011 by Rene L. Siemens

By Rene Siemens and David Beck , Attorneys, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP If you thought you did not need cyber insurance before, Uncle Sam may cause you to think otherwise. On October 13, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"... Read More

One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank’s Impact on D&O Insurance
Posted on 3 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By K. Alan Parry and Eric G. Barber The November/December 2011 issue of Coverage features an article, "One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank's Impact on D&O Insurance," by K. Alan Parry of Smith... Read More

Dodd-Frank: SEC Issues Call for Comments
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by Allison Bell

By Allison Bell, Senior Editor/Web Editor, National Underwriter Life & Health The U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC) has set up a Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act comment submission process. The SEC has posted... Read More

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: Applicability to Insurance-Linked Securities of SEC Re-proposal of Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities
Posted on 29 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On July 26, 2011 the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a release (the "Proposing Release") revising and re-proposing certain rules (the "Proposed Rules") initially proposed in April 2010 related to asset... Read More

Surge of Securities Litigation Against U.S.-Listed Chinese Companies Raises Critical D&O Insurance Issues
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by Kevin LaCroix and Peter Gillon

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... Read More

Public Companies Must Disclose Cyber-Liability Risks
Posted on 8 Nov 2011 by Rene L. Siemens

By Rene Siemens and David Beck , Attorneys, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP If you thought you did not need cyber insurance before, Uncle Sam may cause you to think otherwise. On October 13, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"... Read More