D&O liability and insurance

08/06/2017

Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Concerning the tasks of members of the board of directors and officers (D&Os), the potential for something to go wrong will always exist potentially resulting in significant claims for damages being filed. Considering the ongoing trend of claims being triggered against D&Os alongside the implications of the current economic climate, we implore you to consider the below article to improve your risk profile. Furthermore, additional insurance is recommended to ensure complete coverage given the inherent risks posed during these times. The lessons offered in Murphy`s Law as well as the information presented in the article below teach us that is better to directly address risk as opposed to speculating and hoping for the best. (Pdf in German)

Dr Daniel Jenny and Dr Clemens von Zedwitz, Schulthess Manager Handbuch 2017, Page 173ff. Schulthess Juristische Medien AG

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Schulthess Manager Handbuch 2017
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