Quarterly D&O Claims Trends: Q3 2017

On Wednesday, October 11 Advisen hosted a webinar that examined some of the hot topics involving 2017-q3-D&O-150x112-slidesshareholder litigation. Panelists reviewed the Equifax data breach and follow-on securities litigation. Is this the first cyber-related stock drop case that will cause a significant payout to shareholders? In addition, the speakers discussed trends in post-merger/acquisition appraisal litigation. Listen to the recording to hear from a prominent plaintiff attorney regarding trends and strategies in this area as well as potential implications for D&O insurers. As always, panelists also covered year-to-date trends in securities litigation.

This is a free, one-hour webinar.

Panelists

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)
  • Mike A. Gorlin, Director of Management Liability, Zurich North America
  • Jeroen van Kwawegen, Partner, Bernstein, Litowitz, Berger & Grossman LLP

Webinar Topics

Topics that were discussed:

  • Frequency and severity of securities suits in Q3 2017
  • Suits by type
  • Suits by sector
  • Merger objectioncases