The last few years have seen a dramatic rise in the number of securities class-action cases involving initial public offerings, and this has affected D&O coverage and the costs associated with D&O insurance.

During this webcast, Mike Ferraro and Yelena Dunaevsky from Woodruff Sawyer will address:

  • What are the risks to directors and officers?
  • Why should you consider purchasing D&O insurance?
  • Basics of D&O coverage for both private and public companies;
  • When should you begin D&O insurance discussions?
  • The IPO market – integrating the D&O process into your S-1 timeline and current premium trends for IPOs;
  • Recent securities litigation trends and the effect on the D&O insurance market; and
  • How settlement data can help drive the decision for appropriate limits.

Additional Speakers

Michael Ferraro
Woodruff Sawyer

Yelena Dunaevsky
Woodruff Sawyer

CLE credit is pending.

For additional information, please contact Michael Kraines at or +1 212 506 2440.

United States
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CDT
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. BST
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CEST