ACI's 20th Forum on D&O and Management Liability


The Carlton Hotel
88 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016

Date & Time

Start Date: 07/26/2016
End Date: 07/27/2016


Angelo Savino of the Global Insurance Department and chair of the Professional Liability Insurance Coverage group, will participate on a panel at ACI's 20th Forum on Directors & Officers and Management Liability. Angelo's panel, "Impact of Legal Trends and Developments in Key Securities Class Actions, Corporate Governance and D&O Claims, Including IPO Litigation and the Effect of the Omnicare Decision," will cover:

  • Year’s highlights
  • Decisions and trends
  • Increasing regulatory environment and its impact on securities litigation
  • Key coverage issues
  • Uptick in securities class action filing trends this past year
  • Surge in IPO-related securities litigation
  • Omnicare: standards of liability for statements of opinion in registration statements are likely to come into play in IPO related lawsuits
  • Securities litigation trends in life sciences companies

The ACI Forum on D&O Liability Insurance is a two-day event for brokers, underwriters, claims professionals and attorneys to benchmark coverage, underwriting, and claims strategies. No other event can match the practical and detailed analysis of the entire D&O and Management Liability landscape, including the impact of litigation, regulatory action, and market conditions in today’s tumultuous environment. Other sessions include:

  • View from Speakers at DOJ and SEC: Cooperation Agreements Tools, Shifts in Corporate Civil and Criminal White Collar Investigations, Prosecuting Corporate Misconduct and Holding Individuals Accountable, and the Impact of It All on D&O
  • The Yates Memo and the New Individual Accountability Landscape: An In-Depth Analysis of How the Prosecution of Individuals in Corporate Investigations Will Impact Securities Litigation and Side A D&O Policies
  • The D&O and Management Liability Marketplace: The Latest Products, Coverage Issues Including Coverage for Regulatory Investigations, Claims and Underwriting Trends, Predictions for Expanded Coverage Past Traditional Areas, and the Effect of P&C Consolidation and Suits Against Foreign Defendants on D&O
  • Developments in Delaware Law Including Disclosure Only Settlements in Merger Objection Cases, Fee-Shifting Bylaws, and Other Issues Impacting the D&O Liability Landscape
  • Private and Non-Profit D&O: New Exposures and Concerns, Claims Frequency, Unique and Evolving Claims that Arise, Comparison with Public Company D&O, and Underwriting Issues
  • Shareholder Activism and Derivative Litigation, Including M&A Litigation brought Derivatively, and Side A Implications
  • The Latest on Cyber Oversight Needed at the Board Level and Trends in Cyberbreach-Related D&O Cases (Public and Private)
  • Achieving Reasonable Expectations and Employing Effective Tactics in a Securities Class Action Mediation
  • Closing Deals with Reps and Warranties Insurance: Can This Product Co-Exist with D&O, Plus Trends, Challenges and What’s Next?
  • D&O Considerations for Private Equity and Hedge Funds
  • D&O in the World of Financial Institutions

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Angelo G. Savino

Chair, Professional Liability Practice Group

(212) 908-1248

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