Does someone on your staff need an introduction to D&O?

Searchlight’s introductory-level workshop on Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance (D&O short short) is the perfect place to start for anyone new this specialist class of insurance.

Those who attend will learn about director’s duties set out in current legislation – and about the kinds of actions that can be taken against directors and officers – and what’s normally covered by a directors and officers liability policy.

Topics covered include:

  • Defining ‘directors and officers’
  • Principal duties of directors and officers (the Companies Act 2006)
  • Sources and types of claim against directors and officers
  • Why firms may refuse to or be unable to indemnify directors and officers
  • Benefits of D&O insurance
  • Common extensions and exclusions
  • How D&O dovetails with types of liability insurance
  • The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • D&O proposals and underwriting

If you’re looking to train one or more of your people up on D&O, our next open-market Introduction to D&O insurance workshop takes place in Bristol on 15 October. Click here for details.

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