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Insurance Review 2015 – Insurance Update Australia
Posted on 22 Apr 2015 by DLA Piper

By: Alec Christie , Alexander Gregg, Carmen Elder , Codie Gippel, David Leggatt , Emma Baker , Emma Cameron , Jacques Jacobs , James Baird , James Berg , James Morse , Jason Morris, John Goulios , John Sheehy, Julian Conti, Kieran O'Brien , Mark Baker... Read More

A Zealous Defense Can Affect Insurance Coverage
Posted on 26 Feb 2015 by Dennis Cusack

By Dennis Cusack A law firm asked us for advice a few months into a fast-moving intellectual property lawsuit. The complaint alleged trademark and copyright infringement claims against the company and two of its officers. They noted that while the... Read More

Kentucky Court Holds D&O Policy Not Triggered By Suit Against Condo Board
Posted on 17 Jun 2015 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in State Auto Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Highland Terrace Counsel of Co-Owners, Inc ., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59663 (W.D. Ky. May 7, 2015), [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the United States District Court... Read More

Accessing The D&O Liability Coverage of a Bankrupt Corporation
Posted on 8 Dec 2014 by Mary McCutcheon

By Mary McCutcheon An automatic stay in bankruptcy prevents anyone from accessing the property of the debtor estate, including the directors’ and officers’ liability (D&O) policies which insure individual directors and officers of... Read More

Mind the Gap! Avoiding Unexpected Gaps in Insurance Programs
Posted on 23 Apr 2015 by Mary McCutcheon

By Mary McCutcheon No one insurance policy covers all liability risks. Risk managers expect to purchase several types or layers of insurance to cover different types of insurance liabilities, to provide sufficient limits for a catastrophe loss, or... Read More