Bankruptcy and D&O

As usual, I have taken my cue from Kevin LaCroix’s DandODiary.com,here, and then attempt to provide the Canadian perspective. Kevin’s recent post, here, on bankruptcy statistics and D&O insurance is very detailed, and if you don’t let the US stats deter you, the risk and insurance comments are equally applicable to Can...
Posted: 5/31/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

Mortgage Fraud

News on this topic goes in waves. A few years ago Identity Theft and Mortgage Fraud got public attention when scams we detailed of perpetrators identifying a typically older single person who owns a home with a very small existing mortgage. The criminal will fake the homeowner’s identity and pay off that mortgage, and then remortgage the p...
Posted: 5/7/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

Bribery, Whistleblowing and D&O Insurance

Bribery continues to be a fairly quiet issue in Canada, but it is really heating up in the US and Internationally. In the US, enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has been used to bring or resolve 36 cases in the first quarter of 2010, up from 6 and 4 in the first quarters of 2009 and 2008, respectively, according to inte...
Posted: 5/6/2010 12:00:00 AM by Global Administrator

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