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SEC Lightens Legal Load Of Mutual Fund Directors
The SEC staff now says that mutual fund directors can rely on chief compliance officer certifications in determining compliance with board procedures required by SEC exemptive Rules 10f-3, 17a-7,
United States
21 Dec 2018
Minority Shareholders Utilize 28 USC § 1782 To Issue Subpoenas In Aid Of Criminal Action They Plan To File Against Company Director In Luxembourg
A group of minority shareholders of Acheron Portfolio Corporation Luxembourg S.A. have convinced a federal district court in New York to permit them to subpoena several large banks...
United States
22 Aug 2018
Professional Services Exclusion Precludes Coverage For False Claims Act Suit
It is not unusual for a directors and officers liability policy to have an exclusion for professional services.
United States
13 Aug 2018
Who Is An Insured And What Is A Claim? Circuit Courts Offer Guidance In Applying The "Insured vs. Insured" Exclusion In D&O Policies
Typical directors and officers ("D&O") liability policies exclude from coverage claims brought by one of the company's directors or officers against another, or between the company...
United States
17 Mar 2017
Yellow Flags Are Not Red Flags: Delaware Court Of Chancery Rejects Caremark Claim In Reiter V. Fairbank
In October 2016, the Delaware Court of Chancery rejected a shareholder derivative lawsuit premised on an alleged lack of oversight by the directors of Capital One Financial Corp., Reiter v. Fairbank...
United States
14 Mar 2017
Cybersecurity And Privacy Policy As A Board Of Directors Issue
Cybersecurity and privacy of customer information have become such a critical issues that in-house counsel should treat them as board of directors-level issues.
United States
25 Jan 2017
Dismissal For Drugmaker Affirmed: Galectin Had No Duty To Disclose Payments To Promoters
The plaintiffs brought three counts against Galectin and several of its directors, senior officers, and shareholders.
United States
29 Dec 2016
Structure Of CFPB Found To Be Unconstitutional But Agency Survives With Cut To Director's Power
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the single-director structure of the CFPB was unconstitutional, and gave the President the authority to fire the director at will...
United States
8 Nov 2016
Changes To Florida's New Anti-Corruption Law Take Effect October 1
The Florida Legislature recently responded to growing concerns over public corruption in the state of Florida by amending Florida's Anti-Corruption Act
United States
9 Sep 2016
Greed Is Not Good: The Personal Profit Exclusion
Many limitations and exclusions in liability policies address "moral hazard" situations by declining to provide insurance for bad behavior.
United States
22 Aug 2016
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