American Bar Association
 
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 Fall Meeting in Washington, DC. As always, our meeting will offer lively discussion of topics of interest to practitioners who represent corporate officers and directors, including current liability and insurance issues. See below for meeting details:



Director and Officer Liability
Director and Officer Liability Committee Meeting
Friday 11/18/2016 9:00AM-10:00AM
Jefferson, Ballroom Level



If you are unable to join us in person, please feel free to participate by telephone, using one of these toll free dial-in numbers:



U.S Dial-in: 866-646-6488
International: 707-287-9583
Conference Code: 8192972741



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 soon in Washington, DC!



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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Goins, Frances

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