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 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

Committee Roster  


Sub Committees  (click [+] for listing)

 Sub Committees


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Intercreditor Agreements - What’s in Your Agreement?

    08/17/2017-08/17/2017

    Once upon a time, there was concern that bankruptcy courts might not consider disputes between creditors under their intercreditor agreements, but relegate the creditors to state court. Those days are long gone! Since the 2008 recession, there has been a series of cases where not only did the bankruptcy ...

    Legal Analytics: An Introduction to Using Data and Artificial Intelligence in Legal Services

    08/24/2017-08/24/2017

    Artificial intelligence, Big Data, expert systems, and lean law are more than buzz words; they'll soon be key components of an attorney's toolkit. What can you do to understand and incorporate these new tools in your own work? Our panel will provide an introduction to using data and artificial intelligence ...

    Managing Cybersecurity Due Diligence in Technology M&A Transactions

    09/12/2017-09/12/2017

    The event will be held on 09/12/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Section of Antitrust Law,Center for Professional Development,Business Law Section,Section of International Law,Section of Intellectual Property Law,Section of Science & Technology Law. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .


Publications


Materials


Newsletter


Listserve

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