Quarterly D&O Claims Trends: Q3 2018

On Tuesday, October 30 Advisen hosted a webinar that examined the D&O claims trends for the third quarter of 2018. This year, there have been a number of cases filed reflecting current topical issues that have caused plaintiffs to file class action lawsuits against companies, their boards and management. These issues include the #MeToo movement, privacy violations, and use of social media. Advisen’s Jim Blinn and a panel of experts discussed these and other issues that are driving the filing of securities suits in Q3 2018, and shared their insights on other emerging trends.

This was a free, one-hour webinar.


The following panelists participated in the webinar:

  • Kevin LaCroix, RT ProExec, a division of RT Specialty, and author of the D&O Diary
  • Jim Blinn, Executive Vice President, Information & Analytics Division, Advisen (moderator)
  • Phil Norton, Vice Chairman, Midwest Region, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Brady Head, Management Liability Product Lead, AIG Financial Lines

Webinar Topics

Topics discussed:

  • Frequency and severity of securities suits in Q3 2018
  • Suits by type
  • Suits by sector
  • Merger objection cases