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Current Issues in Director's and Officer's Liability Insurance

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Current Issues in Director's and Officer's Liability Insurance

Michael specializes in insurance and corporate risk, and has practiced as a barrister and solicitor for 25 years.

Course Summary

The most recent cases and developments in director’s and officer’s liability insurance and their implications are discussed in this course.

Course Details

Lawyers are often asked to provide advice with respect to Directors’ and Officers’ liability insurance.   This course provides an overview of the basic nature and distinctive characteristics of this type of insurance.

The course discusses some of the issues which most commonly arise in relation to Directors’ and Officers’ Liability insurance, such as non disclosure of claims and the circumstances which may give rise to claims, advance payment of defence costs and access by third parties to D&O policies.

The course also examines cases which outline recent developments in this area of law, including  the decisions in ASIC v Healey (Centro Group), Hird v Chubb Insurance, Rushleigh Services v Forge Group (in liq) and CGU Insurance v Blakeley.

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