Program Co-Sponsor: NYCLA’s Center for Corporate Governance
Program Chair: Gregory Markel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Join NYCLA’s Center for Corporate Governance for a program examining two critical issues for board, directors and their companies.
Panel 1: D&O Insurance Fundamentals for Attorneys, Directors and Officers
A panel of experts from leading D&O insurance companies and brokers will explain the types of coverage available; issues and concerns arising with each type of coverage; the role of retentions; what happens to policies when the company goes bankrupt; reservation of rights; and tips for buyers in making decisions on purchasing insurance.
Panelists: Kate Golden, Marsh; Mary McIvor, Global Head of Financial Institution Claims (D&O and E&O) and Transactional Claims, AIG; David J. Murray, Senior Vice President, Head of Financial and Professional Lines Claims, Starr Adjustment Services Inc.; Tom Sheffield. Senior Vice President, QBE where he leads its Specialty Claims Group
Moderator: Gregory Markel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Panel 2: Increasing Participation of Women on Boards
A panel of board members, academics and representatives of organizations sponsoring increased participation of women on boards and organizations that search for director candidates will discuss the current level of participation on boards by women; statistics relating to what effect women board members have on company performance; why participation of women on boards is good for companies; and qualifications companies look for in prospective board members.
Panelists: Andrea H. Bierce, Board Members and C Suite Professional; Dr. Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio, Chair, Executive Leadership Research Initiative for Women and Minorities Attorneys (ELRIWMA), Center for the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School and a Senior Research Fellow at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School (Women and Public Policy Programs); Laurie A. O'Shea, Global Sector Leader of Korn Ferry’s Insurance Practice and a member of the Board &CEO practice based in the Chicago office; Denise Warren, Digital Executive, Advisor, Corporate Board Member and Co-chair of WCD Initiative BoardNext
Moderator: Alice T. Kane, Duane Morris LLP
A Networking reception will immediately follow the program from 7:45 PM -- 8:15 PM
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