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Director and Officer Liability Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


Director and Officer Liability Committee


Message From The Chair



Please join us at the ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting in New Orleans, LA, April 5-8, 2017. The Director and Officer Liability Committee will meet at on Friday, April 7, 2017, from 9-10:30 a.m. Additional information on meeting location and Spring Meeting programs will be posted here soon.


The Director and Officer Liability Committee presents many opportunities to publish or speak on topics of interest to directors and officers and those who counsel them, and I hope you will take advantage of this forum. Please feel free to contact me directly at fgoins@ulmer.com with your suggestions or ideas to improve our committee and make it more relevant to your needs.


I look forward to seeing you in April in The Big Easy!


Fran



Frances Floriano Goins
ULMER & BERNE LLP
Chair, Director and Officer Liability Committee
ABA Business Law Section


Mission Statement

The mission of the Committee on Director and Officer Liability is to monitor developments concerning the liability of directors and officers of for profit corporations, including court decisions, government actions, exculpatory provisions, D & O insurance and indemnification, and, if appropriate, to suggest changes in law or regulation. Through programs, reports and publications, including the preparation of sample documents, the Committee will provide updates and materials on legal developments in director and officer liability.



Webinars and Podcasts

Attorney Client Privilege: Implications for Officers and Directors (August 13, 2014)

This podcast explores issues arising in the corporate context affecting officers and directors regarding the assertion of the attorney client privilege, including who is the client, who controls the privilege and preserving the privilege in the mergers and acquisitions context. The podcast was moderated by Lewis Lazarus of Morris James LLP. The speakers were Peter B. Ladig of Morris James LLP and John Zeberkiewicz of Richards Layton & Finger.


Related Products

    Annotated Model Director and Officer Indemnification Agreement

    Annotated Model Director and Officer Indemnification Agreement

    ISBN: 978-1-62722-186-3 Product Code: 5070668PDF 2013, 30 pages This PDF provides guidance to counsel developing a D&O indemnification agreement and includes a .zip file containing the model agreement with annotations, and a Word file of the agreement without

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Leadership

Chair:

Goins, Frances

Vice-Chair:

Zeberkiewicz, John

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Basics of Accounting for Lawyers

    06/29/2017-06/29/2017

    Basic accounting knowledge for lawyers, including reviewing and understanding balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flow, and financial statement footnotes. Additional topics include the roles of the various regulatory authorities and understanding financial statement representations ...

    2017 Business Law Section Annual Meeting

    09/14/2017-09/16/2017
    Sheraton Grand Chicago
    Chicago

    ** PLEASE START HERE FOR REGISTRATION AND TO ADD TICKETED EVENTS (LUNCHES/DINNERS) TO YOUR EXISTING REGISTRATION** TO ADD EVENTS TO AN EXISTING REGISTRATION: Click on Register Now, which will prompt you to log-in with your ABA credentials. After logging in, click on View Registration. ...

    2017 Business Bankrupcty Committee Meeting

    10/08/2017-10/10/2017
    Paris Las Vegas
    Las Vegas

    PLEASE START ON THIS PAGE FOR REGISTRATION AND TO ADD TICKETED EVENTS TO YOUR REGISTRATION: LUNCHES CHAIRS/VICE-CHAIRS DINNER (INVITATION ONLY) - ** COMING SOON ** IF YOU ARE ADDING EVENTS TO AN EXISTING REGISTRATION: Click on Register Now, which will prompt you to ...


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