Are Today’s Corporate Directors More Personally Liable?

Episode Summary

Now more than ever, corporate directors are finding themselves named in lawsuits. Today, any major decision from the company or board level seems to result in some form of legal action. All this increased litigation begs the question – what’s the level of personal liability for directors on public boards and how can their liability be mitigated?

Katherine Henderson, veteran insurance board advisor and partner with Wilson Sonsini, shares the current state of board liability, along with what you need to know about your D&O policy. She also outlines what steps to take to mitigate your risk of being sued.

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