Startups: Directors and Officers liability Insurance is a valuable tool to mitigate CEO’s risks.

Reading time: 5 minutes

High failure rate, demanding investors, new law obligations, many complaints to respect. If you lead a startup company, don’t forget to buy Directors and Officers insurance: in case of error, it protects your own holdings. And when your company rapidly grows, it attracts new investors and capitals. Startups suffer from a high mortality rate. The main reasons are listed in the below chart. To ensure the survival of a startup company, the management … Read more

Manager’s liability: 7 cases that really happened

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Owners of companies and country manager are by law responsible, with their own holding, for damages caused to third parties, or to the company they represent, for failure to follow regulations and standards. Their wrong decisions, as described by the 7 cases here below, may be legally expose directors and officers in front shareholders, business partners, customers and employees. Being without proper insurance cover may expose a manager to pay … Read more

International medical coverage: are we sure to be well covered?

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Here we are on trip: light hand luggage, fly tickets in our pocket. Are we sure anything is missing? On business trip or on holiday, having a trusted medical coverage makes the real difference! Question: «I plan to go skiing this winter holidays: does my health insurance cover me against accidents?» Answer: Absolutely not. The “Accident” insurance is a completely different type of coverage from “Deseas” insurance. These two events are … Read more

Manager abroad: making decision gets more risky. Which solutions?

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Big or small business does not make any difference: in case of fault, even in good faith, we legally have to pay with our own pocket. Even if we are abroad. Increasing risks in businesses: executives and managers always fear the most to occupy a top position within the company. This is the result of a survey conducted by Clifford Chance, one of the most famous London based law firms: … Read more

New risks for managers abroad.

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Cuiuque on, to each his own. Just being in the right place at the wrong time and we risk making own goal! If we believe that Latin is a dead language, we are wrong: when we deal with managers’ liability, specially abroad, is alive more than ever. In life, as in the civil society, we are all accountable to someone. As citizens, as taxpayers, as fathers, even when we play … Read more