PLUS Essentials: Introduction to Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Out of Stock
Web based interactive educational course
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Introduction to Directors and Officers Liability Insuranceprovides a substantial overview of Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (D&O), including key reasons why D&O insurance is so essential for directors and officers today.
Learners will become familiar with the responsibilities and duties that directors and officers owe to their organizations, as well as a review of “Mega” Cases and other factors that should encourage organizations to carry D&O liability insurance. The course will also cover how D&O policies work, including indemnification and how it relates to advancement and defense costs. After discussing the different types of indemnification, learners will move on to understanding the various sources of liability, including state and federal laws, such as the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934, and other exposures related to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).
Other topics covered include:
- Who D&O insurance protects, including individuals and entities
- What type of coverage D&O insurance provides
- Reforms such as The Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA)
Those new to the industry will gain confidence in how D&O policies and the claims process works in today’s business environment. For anyone who wants a more specific understanding of the complex elements of D&O coverage, what types of information are required for new policy applications, and what to expect in the case of legal action, this is the perfect course. Likewise, anyone starting, or moving into, a career in insurance will benefit from taking this course.
This course offers short knowledge check activities along the way, and a final assessment to allow learners to demonstrate their mastery of course content.