Heidi A. Lawson

Heidi A. Lawson

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Private Equity Investors Demand More: More Insurance, That Is

As in years past, investors continue to pressure fund general partners for greater transparency, enhanced governance and more performance-based compensation structures. However, they are now also making demands in what would...more

1/7/2014 - Investment Insurance Private Equity Risk Management

And On The 12th Day Of Privacy, Something For Directors…..Mind The Gap!

On our last “day of Privacy”, we have a little extra (perhaps a lump of coal….) post: in 2014, cyber risk has been elevated to a board issue – read on and forward to your favorite company director! As we have discussed...more

12/26/2013 - Apple Board of Directors Cybersecurity D&O Insurance Data Breach Data Protection Directors Risk Mitigation SEC

Got insurance?

Popping up on more investors’ list of demands is quality insurance coverage, writes private equity lawyer Heidi Lawson, who outlines some common mistakes GPs make when purchasing their policies. As in years past,...more

7/17/2013 - Commercial Insurance Policies Insurers Investors Transparency

D.C. Developments on the Cybersecurity Front – UPDATE

UPDATE: The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) this afternoon. The vote was 18 in favor and two (Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL))...more

4/12/2013 - Barack Obama CISPA Cyber Threats Cybersecurity Data Protection Federal Budget Proposed Legislation SEC

GPL Insurance for Private Equity Firms – What Questions To Ask

Many private equity firms are concerned about their liabilities, including exposure to lawsuits for breach of fiduciary duty, claims for wrongful acts or omissions, and regulatory or securities investigations. One of the best...more

12/12/2012 - Fiduciary Duty Liability Insurance Private Equity Funds Securities

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