2022 Directors & Officers Liability Insurance: Key Coverage Issues for Corporate Executives
SPACs, Pandemic-Related Lawsuits
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide counsel with the tools to review the issues with D&O insurance coverage in 2022 related to protecting directors and officers. The panel will discuss the recent increase in antitrust investigations of insurance companies by the U.S. Department of Justice, the potential liability related to activities of special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and the direct and indirect liability directors and officers face regarding pandemic-related lawsuits.
- Reviewing and negotiating D&O insurance policies
- Coverages and exclusions
- Policy limits
- Coverage extensions
- Policy terms
- Issues for 2022
- Pandemic-related lawsuits
- Antitrust investigations
- Lessons from recent decisions regarding disputed coverage
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Which sections of a D&O policy should counsel always review?
- How can D&O policies be tailored to address claims against SPAC IPOs?
- What lessons have been learned from coverage claims in pandemic-related lawsuits?
- What do recent cases show about the interpretation of D&O coverages and exclusions?
VP & Lead Coverage Counsel
With decades of experience in the industry, Mr. Isidro works with Woodruff Sawyer’s management liability team on... | Read More
With decades of experience in the industry, Mr. Isidro works with Woodruff Sawyer’s management liability team on policy interpretation and underwriter intent and counsels clients regarding their legal exposure, risk management, corporate governance, and policy coverage. He also tracks legal trends and drives state-of-the-art coverage solutions, leverages Account Executives on complex policy negotiations, guides reviews with coverage counsel, and assists with internal best practices around coverage reviews and client deliverables. Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Mr. Isidro was the senior VP and associate general counsel of AIG property casualty, where he was responsible for the legal oversight of AIG Financial Lines’ management liability division.Close
Stephen T. Raptis
Mr. Raptis has represented commercial policyholders in complex insurance disputes for more than 25 years. He emphasizes... | Read More
Mr. Raptis has represented commercial policyholders in complex insurance disputes for more than 25 years. He emphasizes strategic and creative solutions for resolving disputed claims, including focused negotiations and mediation, to maximize recoveries for clients while seeking to minimize their costs. Through thorough claim analysis and advocacy, Mr. Raptis has helped policyholder clients successfully obtain reversals of scores of adverse coverage determinations without the need for litigation. But when necessary, he aggressively litigates coverage lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the country.Close