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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...