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) Director essentials: Strengthening compliance and ethics oversight Statistics on securities class action lawsuits

Expert Commentary

Overseeing cyber risks in a complex regulatory landscape (Baker Tilly) Tips on reviewing your D&O liability insurance (Vinson & Elkins) Board oversight of securities class action (Baker Hofstetler) Discussion of safe harbor for audit committee financial experts (Diligent) Emerging D&O liability areas to watch (Marsh) Tactics for minimizing director litigation headaches Fiduciary duties in limited partnerships 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

Recent Delaware cases Delaware general corporation law on interested directors (subchapter IV, section 144) Evolving directors & officers liability environment (includes checklists) 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 Johnson & Johnson policy on transactions with related persons

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

Master Class Advanced Director Professionalism Director Professionalism®

Other NACD Resources

Avoiding Conflicts of Interest Boards and Regulation FD Fiduciary Duties Director Independence Board’s Role in Data Privacy Oversight Risk Oversight: Sexual Misconduct Subsidiary Governance What Boards Should Know About the GDPR Board Lens: Delaware Decision Raises Stakes on Duties of Loyalty and Care Washington Review: Q3 2019