Understanding Directors' & Officers' Liability - Webinar (EST)


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Date and Time: September 21, 2023 1 pm - 4:15 pm EST

Understanding the duties and responsibilites of Officers and Directors is not always clear. The pandemic and post pandemic period will present unique challenges and potential liabilities for Officers and Directors.Today, under increased public scrutiny and in light of significant regulatory developments, corporate directors must fully grasp every aspect of their strategic, fiduciary and legal roles and brokers must ensure that they recommend appropriate coverage’s to their corporate clients.

Where does responsible oversight of corporations begin? What are the recent developments in Directors' Liability?

This seminar will address the critical issues facing officers and directors today. You will gain the necessary tools to provide steady prudent insurance counsel and advice in a difficult and demanding legal environment.

By the end of the sessions, you will have insight about:

Understanding the Regulatory Framework of Directors and Officers Liability and Corporate Governance

  • The statutory and common law duties and responsibilities of directors
  • The rights of shareholders
  • The rights of other third parties

Understanding Liability Risk Assessment Factors for Private and Not for ProfitCompanies

  • Identifying the risk factors
  • Managing the risk factors

  • The Solution – Understanding Directors and Liability Insurance Coverage

    • Coverage provided
    • Who is insured
    • What claims are covered
    • Exclusions
    • Obligations of the insured
    • Obligations of the insurer

    • A variety of adult learning methodologies will be utilized including insurance coverage specific case studies.

      Who Should Attend?
      Senior Producers, Mid Level Producers, CSR’S Interested in commercial insurance, Brokerage management

      Mario Fiorino
      Vice President, Legal & General Counsel
      Insurance Bureau of Canada

      CE Hours: 3 Technical hours

      In order to be eligible for Continuing Education hours, you must be logged in for the duration of the entire webinar, attendance will be taken throughout (late arrival or early departure from session will result in no CE hours issued as per the provincial regulator.  For a webinar, this includes a transmission disruption due to unresolvable technical issues.  Partial hours cannot be issued)


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      FOR GROUP RATES OF 3 OR MORE, or If you need assistance with registration, email us: gtaseminars@insuranceinstitute.ca


      Pricing for this seminar varies based on your membership. Prices exclude tax

      Fee Description Amount
      IIO Member Standard fee $132.00
      CIP Graduates $112.00