Secrecy Obligation and Concerns for Directors and Officers

In this clip from the 2014 PLUS Hong Kong Professional Liability Regional Symposium, Patrick Ko, Senior Manager – Financial Lines Department for AIG in Hong Kong looks at how the secrecy obligation of section 378 regulations could put directors and officers in a difficult spot.

PLUS members: Watch the entire clip of this panel discussion (click on “International” in the Multimedia Library) for more on this issue and others impacting the Hong Kong insurance market. For more on the evolving professional liability marketplace in Asia don’t miss the upcoming Singapore PL Regional Symposium, 21 August at the Singapore Cricket Club!

Post-Halliburton: Implications for Public Corporations, Directors and Officers

PLUS is pleased to offer a timely educational webinar on the recent Supreme Court decision in Halliburton v. Erica P John Fund. Join us for “Post-Halliburton Decision:  Implications for Public Traded Corporations and their Directors and Officers.”

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  • Date: Monday, July 14th
  • Time:  12:30 ET / 11:30 CT / 9:30 PT
  • Length: 45 minutes

This webinar is a follow-up to the 2014 D&O Symposium session “Securities Class Action Litigation Update” and will feature many of the same panelists from the live session. PLUS members can review that session in the PLUS Multimedia Library prior to Monday’s update.

  • Moderator: Jordan Eth, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  •  Proposed Panelists:
    • Mike Dowd, Robbins Geller, Rudman & Dowd
    • Michael Nicolai, Berkley Professional

Specific topics to be discussed include:

  • Review of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Halliburton v. Erica P John Fund
  • Compare the ruling with the predictions from D&O Symposium Securities Class Action panel and audience polling
  • Discuss the implication of the decision to publicly traded corporations and their D&O insurance companies

Don’t miss this timely and important educational event – register now and join the webinar on Monday, July 14.

Variable Interest Entities and Chinese Companies

From the 2013 PLUS Hong Kong Symposium session “Lessons to be Learnt – U.S. Securities Class Actions Against Chinese Domiciled Companies,” moderator Simon McConnell (Clyde & Co.) and David Murray (KPMG) discuss Variable Interest Entities and some of the key issues to look for in this structures.

PLUS is returning to Hong Kong on 27 May for the 2014 Hong Kong Professional Liability Regional Symposium – don’t miss it!

PLUS members can view this entire session, and many more from past PLUS Conferences and Symposia, in the PLUS Multimedia Library.