Directors and officers

Allegations Against Tom Brokaw Illustrates Need for Liability Coverage

Longtime NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw is the most recent celebrity to be accused of sexual misconduct, although he denies the claims. This latest example of the #MeToo era Americans live and work in is prompting organizations to ask whether their insurance policies protect their executive team and employees from accusations of sexual harassment. The insurance…

Recent Motor Coach Accidents Show Potential Risk in Transporting Employees and Clients

If using a company-owned or third-party vehicle to transport employees, clients, students or any large group of people, it is important to understand what the potential financial loss could be in the event of an accident. Over the past several days, bus accidents that resulted in varying degrees of personal tragedy have occurred from Canada…

Directors & Officers Insurance in the Nonprofit Sector

Insurance Market Source regularly taps into its network of experts for insight into key trends across the insurance landscape. Dario Nalli, Director, Executive Lines, Burns & Wilcox, shares his insight on Directors & Officers (D&O) insurance. Q: Why is a Directors and Officers (D&O) policy needed at the nonprofit level? Dario Nalli (DN): D&O, in…

Defensive Measures

As cyber espionage and data breach threats escalate, new coverage strategies emerge to protect professionals from cyber vulnerabilities When Yahoo announced a data breach in which at least 500 million accounts were compromised, it was big news, but hardly an isolated incident. That same week, hackers went public first with a picture allegedly of First…

Evolving Exposures Make D&O Coverage the go-to Safety Net

What do the emissions scandal at Volkswagen and cyber security breaches at Home Depot have in common? Both could trigger claims on the company’s Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance policies. Now more than ever, D&O is serving as a safety net for exposures that other policies won’t cover, from cyber security claims, to employment practices claims, to…

5 Ways Directors and Officers Insurance Can Give Tech Entrepreneurs a Strategic Advantage

An organization’s governing board takes on significant responsibilities in the course of its day-to-day operations. Not only do its directors and officers work to develop the company’s business plan and shape the culture of the organization, they make crucial financial decisions and accept legal responsibility for the company. Dario Nalli, Executive Liability Practice Leader at…

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