Directors and officers

There is a complex web of legislation affecting directors and officers. D&O insurance cover has certain unique characteristics and complexities.
 
We have acted for directors, officers and their insurers in many of the large corporate collapses that have occurred in Australia. We have extensive experience in drafting and amending policy wordings and in advising insurers and insured parties. We can advise on:

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Policy wordings
  • Risk management
  • Corporations law
  • Crisis management
  • Duty of care and diligence
  • Duty not to trade insolvently and advice on how to avoid such potential liability appropriately
  • Defence of insolvent trading prosecutions
  • Acting for directors in ASIC investigations and prosecutions
  • Acting for directors in public examinations and inquiries by insolvency practitioners
  • Equal opportunity and occupational health and safety