Quarterly D&O Claims Trends: Q1 2017

Quarterly D&O Claims Trends: Q1 Slides

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The first quarter of 2017 witnessed a surge in Securities Class Action filings.  In addition, merger objection litigation continued at a relatively high rate. A significant driver of this has been the prominence of litigation involving companies in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

On April 27, a group of panelists to discussed some of the differences between the two industries and the drivers of litigation.

This is 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
  • Michael Piccione, SVP, Public D&O Division, Professional Lines, Allied World
  • Caroline Bullerjahn, Partner, Goodwin Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Group
  • Jim Blinn, Executive Vice President, Information & Analytics Division, Advisen (moderator)

Webinar Topics

Topics discussed:

  • Frequency and severity of securities suits in Q1 2017
  • Suits by type
  • Suits by sector
  • Merger objection cases