Daily Journal Corporate Governance Forum 2017
November 15, 2017 | San Francisco, CA
Service as an officer
or director carries significant risk of liability and exposure. There are
issues and techniques for limiting that exposure, including establishing a
robust compliance program, use of outside experts and advisors, appropriate
documentation of Board and officer decisions, D&O and other insurance
coverage, indemnification rights, fiduciary duty and corporate opportunity
waivers, and tips for managing disputes. Join V&E partner,
Michael Charlson, as he moderates the morning session that focuses in on these
key issues entitled Protecting Against Liability at the Daily Journal
Corporate Governance Forum 2017.
- Joy M. Cartun, Vice President, Legal,
- Rodney Choo, Senior Vice President, Management
Liability & Executive Lines, Risk Placement Services,
Inc./Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
involves complex business litigation, with an emphasis on securities class
actions, corporate governance (including shareholder derivative) litigation,
SEC and other regulatory and exchange proceedings, and related counseling. Over
more than 25 years, Michael has represented corporations, officers, directors,
investors, auditors, and underwriters in dozens of securities class actions
involving companies that operate across a wide range of industry sectors,
including many technology and life sciences companies. Michael has also
litigated and counseled clients on fiduciary duty and disclosure issues
relating to proposed M&A transactions. In addition, he has represented
major accounting firms and auditors in accounting malpractice and securities
lawsuits, and before the SEC.
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