Anderson Kill's 20th Annual Director's & Officer's Insurance Webinar "D&O Issues in ESG and Recent Case Law Developments"

DATE: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

TIME: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ORGANIZER: Anderson Kill P.C.


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Initiatives in ESG -- Environmental, Social and Governance policies -- have for several years held out the promise to corporations and investment companies of doing well by doing good. While contributing to sustainability and equity, ESG initiatives are also  designed to meet criteria imposed by investors and insurance companies. At the same time, risks associated with ESG have more recently come to the fore. The SEC has begun cracking down on companies and investment vehicles alleged not to have followed through on implementing their stated ESG commitments. In some arenas an ESG backlash has developed, as states seek to penalize certain ESG investment practices, and some shareholders challenge ESG-related policies.

In this one-hour webinar, top insurance recovery lawyers and insurance brokers will address the benefits and risks of ESG from an insurance perspective. We'll begin with a brief historical look at D&O, focusing on how ESG expectations -- for example, the social aims expressed in The Business Roundtable's 2019 updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation -- may be transforming shareholders' expectations and demands.  We will move on to address ESG's impact on insurance companies' underwriting systems, and then to D&O coverage issues likely to be triggered by liabilities arising from alleged ESG failures or from the consequences of ESG backlash. Finally, we will review recent D&O coverage history with an eye to trends in coverage and dispute points.

Cost:
Complimentary to Clients and Friends of the Firm
 

Speakers:

William G. Passannante, Esq.
Shareholder and Co-Chair Insurance Recovery Group
Anderson Kill 

Diana Shafter Gliedman, Esq.
Shareholder
Anderson Kill

Raymond A. Mascia Jr., Esq.
Shareholder
Anderson Kill

Stacy Parker, Esq. 
Managing Director – Financial Services Group
Commercial Risk Solutions
Aon 

R. Damian Brew
Managing Director/FINPRO
Marsh USA, Inc.

CLE APPROVED:

NY: 1.0 PP
NJ: 1.0 General

Anderson Kill is an approved CLE provider in New York and New Jersey.

This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

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