Learn the latest on Judgments, D&O Liability, & Business Claims CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Judgments, D&O Liability, & Business Claims CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Progressively greater numbers of lawsuits and claims today involve litigation against corporations, insurance companies, as well as directors and officers individually. Successful litigators and corporate counsel alike must understand the latest developments regarding the corporate veil and business claims. Similarly, D&O insurance has gained popularity in wide applications, ranging from virtually every public company to private corporations, and even not-for-profit entities. Directors and Officers can be liable for claims brought by the corporation itself, corporate trustees in bankruptcy, other successors to the corporation, creditors of the corporations, shareholders, or even government agencies. The nationally respected faculty for this seminar will cover best practices involving preparing to file claims against corporations, directors & officers, best practices in obtaining proper insurance, cutting-edge issues regarding D&O insurance coverage, defining losses, and bankruptcy implications. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the seminar.Agenda: 1. Cutting-Edge Issues Involving Business Claims:
a. Latest Developments regarding the Corporate Veil & Coverage Issues
b. What You Don’t Know About Damages & Collectability
c. Case & Forum Selection
d. Effective Case Management Techniques 2. Best Practices for Director & Officer Liability:
a. What and Who is Insured: “Entity” Coverage and Individual Coverage
b. Applications & Triggers of D&O Insurance
c. Claims Made & Reporting Rules
d. What Wrongful Acts are Covered
e. Exclusions and Limitations on “Loss” 3. Successfully Litigating & Settling Corporate Suits:
a. Working with the Duty to Defend
b. Advancing & Allocating Defense Costs
c. Effectively Using Indemnification Issues
d. Priority of Coverages in the Event of Insolvency
e. Winning Tools for Settlement
f. Extensions of Coverage: Discovery or “Tail” Reporting Period Options
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Timothy Burns
is a Partner at Perkins Coie LLP and is the former Co-Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association. Mr. Burns is ranked in multiple editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is listed in The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers and as one of the nation's top thirty policyholder-side insurance lawyers in the Executive Counsel Shortlist. Mr. Burns has developed a nationally prominent D&O insurance practice, advising clients on all aspects of D&O insurance, including counseling them with respect to the D&O insurance aspects of securities and derivative litigation, government investigations, initial public offerings, spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcies. His practice also includes representing corporate policyholders in their disputes and litigation with their insurance carriers. Mr. Burns has represented major policyholders in insurance coverage litigation for over two decades. He has been selected by Best Lawyers as "2013 Lawyer of the Year" for Insurance Law, listed in the Executive Counsel in The International Who’s Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers, and inducted as a Fellow of The American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel. Mr. Burns began his career as a federal law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit.
2. Edmund M. Kneisel
is a Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, where he serves as a member of the firm’s Insurance Practice Team. Mr. Kneisel has more than 35 years of experience in trial and appellate litigation. He concentrates on representing policyholders in complex commercial insurance coverage disputes, including claims arising under Directors and Officers Liability policies and Employment Practices Liability policies. He has served as counsel in insurance coverage litigation in federal and state courts in a dozen states across the United States and as consultant to coverage litigation in the London High Court of Justice. Mr. Kneisel has been involved in having settled numerous insurance controversies, without litigation, in the U.S and overseas, including disputes arising in France, Norway, Portugal, Venezuela, India, and Malaysia and the Dominican Republic. He is a graduate of Duke University, the University of Georgia School of Law, and served as an officer in the United Stated Navy. He began his career as a federal law clerk. Mr. Kneisel has spoken and written widely on best practices in insurance law.
2. Jorge M. Abril
has practiced law for over 22 years, with a focus on representing businesses throughout the United States and abroad. Mr. Abril concentrates on consumer and commercial collections and related litigation, including post judgment remedies, proceedings supplementary, fraudulent conveyances and shareholder liability. In addition, he maintains an active practice in the area of healthcare collections and healthcare reimbursement, representing hospitals, physicians and ancillary providers in managed care litigation under state HMO Acts and Federal Court litigation arising from disputes under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Mr. Abril possesses over 30 years of experience in the debt collection industry and is a frequent lecturer in issues including the FDCPA, the FCRA, HIPAA, TILA, state Hospital Lien Ordinances, and numerous other credit, collection, consumer privacy and healthcare related matters. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.