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Top Blogger Kevin LaCroix to Headline Anderson Kill’s Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

Kevin LaCroix, author of The D&O Diary , a Top Blog on both the Insurance Law and Corporate & Securities Law Communities, is headlining at Anderson Kill's annual Policyholder Advisor Conference. Always the year's most comprehensive roundup of insurance coverage issues viewed from a...

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...

Directors and Officers Insurer Sued By FDIC Over Bank Failure

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services In the FDIC's latest lawsuit filed in its role as receiver of a failed bank, the FDIC not only named as defendants nineteen former directors and officers of the failed bank, but also included as defendants seventeen...

D&O Insurance: Layers and Tiers and Problems

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services One of the critical issues in putting together a D&O insurance program is the question of how to structure the insurance. Among the more complex issues is how to divide the program between "traditional"...

D&O Insurance: Bank Directors' Notice of FDIC Failed Bank Suit Held Timely

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services On February 5, 2013, in a detailed opinion exploring the nuances of a D&O policy's extended reporting period provisions, Western District of North Carolina Judge Henry Herlong Jr. determined that the directors...

Comfort Orders in Bankruptcy Court To Advance Defense Costs for Directors and Officers Insurance

After entity coverage began to be added to the D&O insurance policy a couple of decades ago, a recurring problem in the bankruptcy context was whether or not the D&O policy proceeds were property of the estate under Bankruptcy Code Section 541 (a) and subject to the automatic stay under Bankruptcy...