American Conference Institute's 16th Annual Summit on D&O Liability

Program updated this year to reflect industry fluctuation and financial overhaul. Here’s a sampling of what’s new:

  • The success of shareholder derivative claims and implications on coverage: How D&O defendants and insurers are responding to the increasing challenges posed by such claims
  • Understanding the key issues

Practical and Ethical Issues Raised by Defending a Client Subject to a Reservation of Rights

Topics covered during this session will include:

  • The insurer’s perspective on expectations from insurer-appointed and independent defense counsel;
  • The policyholder’s perspective on expectations from defense counsel;
  • Managing the competing expectations and objectives of both the client and the insurer;
  • Potential

Farella’s Insurance Practice Group is pleased to announce that associate Erica Villanueva is serving as co-Chair of the BASF Barristers Club Insurance Practice Section for 2010-11.

The Insurance Practice section helps to keep members representing both policyholder and insurer perspectives up-to-date on developments in insurance coverage and practice arising out of a range of losses

This Friday, January 30, three of our Insurance Practice Group members will be presenting Understanding The Current CGL Policy In California for Bridgeport Continuing Education at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, California.  John Green, Erica Villanueva and I will canvass California law on various aspects of the CGL policy, including the insuring agreement