Fiduciary Duty vs. Fiduciary Liability

The term fiduciary is broadly defined as “Law.- a person to whom property or power is entrusted for the benefit of another.” The termfiduciary duty is used regularly throughout directors’ and officers’ liabilityand professional liability law and insurance, one specific area of professional liabili...
Posted: 3/28/2010 10:54:28 AM by Global Administrator

Happy Fraud Awareness Month

The Canadian Government has a website dedicated to the topic (see here) and the loss control advice is directed to individuals and companies. The Canadian Securities Administrators also offer information for awareness and avoiding fraud (see here) with much of this material directed at individuals. Some of it may seem like common sense, but my e...
Posted: 3/17/2010 10:56:56 AM by Global Administrator

Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance (D&O) How Much is Enough?

This is a great question but, unfortunately, it is not an easy answer.  So my advice is to start (or more likely, keep)  the ball rolling. Insurance quotes are free (with the exception of Representations and Warranties Insurance and some products that border on financial guarantees, but I could at least get you rough non-binding estima...
Posted: 3/15/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

Directors’ and Officers’ Liability (D&O) Statistics:

For comparative purposes, many D&O Loss Evaluators like to remove the anomalies like the influx prior to SLRA (usually referred to PSLRA), the Securities Laddering Cases, the Market Timing Late Trading of Mutual Funds, etc., etc., etc.  However, a relentless series of anomalies, that are consistent in their timing and which demonstrate ...
Posted: 3/12/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

Greg Shields joins the Mitchell Sandham Team

Greg has dedicated his career to being a trusted advisor to his clients for strategic decisions regarding risk management, corporate governance, and executive liability, professional liability and crime insurance. Those clients include financial services firms, publicly traded companies, worldwide non-governmental organizations, start-up and gro...
Posted: 3/11/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

High Valued Home & Auto Insurance

PlatinumPro – Elite Personal ProtectionHot on the heels of being awarded Cornerstone status with Chubb Insurance Company of Canada Mitchell Sandham launches their new brand, PlatinumPro – Elite Personal Protection.  This division is dedicated to servicing our high net worth individuals for their personal insurance needs.  I...
Posted: 3/3/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

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