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By Securities Docket on October 21, 2013, 8:43 am
Numerous questions surround the SEC’s new policy requiring enforcement action defendants in “egregious” cases to admit to wrongdoing in order to settle with the agency, rather than simply agreeing to neither admit nor deny the agency’s allegations. As I discussed in a prior post (here), among the questions is the issue of what the impact […]
By Securities Docket on December 9, 2011, 3:12 pm
When does a specific investigatory action fall within a D&O policy’s definition of a “claim?”
By Securities Docket on July 12, 2011, 8:07 pm
New insurance options cover securities law investigations.
By Securities Docket on March 17, 2010, 1:47 pm
Fifth Circuit upholds lower court, orders further argument.
By Securities Docket on December 19, 2008, 6:09 am
Should a directors and officers (D&O) insurance policy cover derivative claims? And should a D&O insurance policy advance defense costs? A recent decision from New York’s Appellate Division, First Department, reaffirmed that the answer is “yes” to both questions, and rejected an insurance company’s arguments to the contrary.