Angelo Savino

Angelo Savino

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Eleventh Circuit Holds No Duty to Defend Directors Serving in Mixed Capacities

On June 22, 2015, the 11th Circuit affirmed a Georgia federal court decision that there was no coverage under a director’s and officer’s (D&O) insurance policy for claims asserted by beneficiaries of a family trust against a...more

7/3/2015 - Beneficiaries Closely Held Businesses D&O Insurance Duty to Defend Family Trusts Policy Exclusions Trustees Willful Misconduct

The Impact of Halliburton on Directors and Officers Insurance

Over the past year, directors and officers have been anticipating the Supreme Court’s ruling in Halliburton Co. et al. v. Erica John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317. In its recent 9-0 decision, the Supreme Court retained the...more

7/10/2014 - Basic v Levinson Class Certification D&O Insurance Fraud Fraud-on-the-Market Halliburton Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Presumption of Reliance SCOTUS Securities Fraud

Chen v. Howard-Anderson: A Study in the Standards of Review and of D&O Conduct in the Merger Context

Litigation over challenges to corporate mergers has swelled in recent years, exposing directors, officers and their D&O insurers to large amounts of defense costs and potentially great liability. The Delaware Chancery Court...more

5/9/2014 - Board of Directors Corporate Officers D&O Insurance Disclosure Exculpatory Clauses Fiduciary Duty Mergers Standard of Review

The Material Impact of the Amgen Decision on D&O Insurance

In Amgen, Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, No. 11-1085 (Slip Op. Feb. 27, 2013), the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 majority opinion (Ginsburg, J.), affirmed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit’s...more

3/8/2013 - Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Class Action Class Certification D&O Insurance Fraud-on-the-Market Materiality Misrepresentation Pleading Standards SCOTUS Securities Fraud

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