Director Liability

Director Liability

This resource center contains guidance and tools for directors to gain a realistic outlook on their own liability exposure and risks so that they are driven by proper standards to be effective directors. 

Thought Leadership & Research

Who’s driving your legal destiny? (NACD directorship special issue) Background on directors’ fiduciary duties

Expert Commentary

Tips on reviewing your D&O liability insurance Discussion of safe harbor for audit committee financial experts (Diligent) Emerging D&O liability areas to watch Tactics for minimizing director litigation headaches Fiduciary duties in limited partnerships Reviewing D&O insurance in the current risk environment Court explanation of the fiduciary duty of oversight Board Lens: Delaware decision raises stakes on duties of loyalty and care

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards deliver value and expand their education

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Johnson & Johnson Policy on Transactions with Related Persons Recent Delaware cases Delaware General Corporation Law on Interested Directors (Subchapter IV, Section 144) FTC thresholds for interlocking directorates DOJ FAQs and analysis in response to the Yates Memo on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing DOJ guidance document on evaluation of corporate compliance programs Statistics on securities class action lawsuits

Videos and Webinars

Cyber-risk oversight and D&O liability Director liability and its challenges Holly Gregory, Sidley Austin LLP, discusses director liability outside the U.S. Risk considerations for global directors

Upcoming Events

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