Paper: Directors' and officers' insurance – February 2005
In brief: Partner Michael Quinlan and Lawyer Stephen Sander consider issues arising in relation to D & O Policies and the liability of directors and officers
Presented in Sydney on 16 February 2005 at the Insurance & Reinsurance Forum.
The paper reviews recent case law developments in respect of D & O Policies, followed by a look at cases dealing with the obligations of directors of trustee companies. The paper also briefly considers the implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Australian companies and directors and officers and finally looks at the new reporting obligations of auditors under section 311 of the Corporations Act.
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