D&O coverage News

Appeals Court Rules L.A. Lakers Not Entitled to Coverage in TCPA Suit

The U.S. Ninth Circuit court of Appeals affirmed Wednesday that the Los Angeles Lakers are not entitled to insurance coverage for class action allegations that the team violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. During a game the team evidently invited …

PURE Insurance Launches Non-Profit D&O Coverage

Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE), the policyholder-owned property and casualty insurer designed for high net worth individuals and families, has made several enhancements to its personal excess liability coverage, including the introduction of not-for-profit directors & officers (D&O) liability coverage. …

Marsh Enhances D&O Difference in Conditions Coverage

Marsh has enhanced its Side A directors & officers (D&O) difference in conditions (DIC) cover Marsh Alpha in response to the new and emerging legal and regulatory risks facing directors and officers. The enhanced coverage now includes broad investigation cover, …

AIG Responds to Supreme Court ‘Fraud on the Market’ Ruling with D&O Endorsement

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) insurers have introduced a new policy endorsement that ensures primary directors and officers (D&O) policy funds are immediately available to clients named as defendants in securities lawsuits for the preparation of “event studies.” The endorsement …

QBE North America Launches Management Liability & Professional Lines Coverages

QBE North America’s continues its expansion into the management liability & professional lines arena with the launch of three new products for public and private commercial companies and financial institutions and non-profit businesses. The three products currently available in the …

Travelers Adds Broad Form Plus+ to D&O Liability Portfolio

Travelers has added Broad Form Plus+ to its portfolio of directors and officers (D&O) coverages as a way to protect against concerns above and beyond corporate liabilities. While many companies typically provide protection to their directors and officers for defense …

Beazley, Hiscox Form D&O Consortium with Capacity up to $50 Million

Lloyd’s of London insurers Beazley and Hiscox have partnered to offer brokers and clients a D&O consortium through which the syndicates will provide materially higher limits and offer additional options to complex risks for U.S.-domiciled companies. Central to the proposal …

Willis Launches ‘DARCstar’ Directors’ All Risks Cover in Asia-Pacific Region

Willis Group Holdings announced the launch of its directors’ all risks cover (DARCstar) in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore, which it said offers “unique” coverage. Willis explained that “DARCstar policies have already been written for a number of global companies. …