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PLUS has over 35,000 industry professional members from throughout North America and around the world, and is the only association created by and for Professional Liability industry professionals. PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, networking events, educational products, and information regarding professional liability. Membership consists of individuals in the professional liability industry representing thousands of companies active in many industry fields.
30 11, 2023

The Employment Law Counselor Hosted by Jeff Stewart Episode 7

By |2023-11-30T08:54:10-06:00November 30, 2023|@PLUS, EPLI, PL Insurance|0 Comments

How Insurers and Panel Counsel Work Together In the newest episode of The Employment Law Counselor, Jeff Stewart interviews Mitch Terk, Vice President of Claims for Nexus Specialty, to explore how insurers and panel counsel work together.  They have an insightful discussion on how an insurance company selects and assigns panel counsel, building relationships, and avoiding surprises as a matter progresses through litigation. You can listen to the podcast episode below or for easy access on the go, listen to the podcast on the PLUS Connect App. The transcript for this podcast recording is available to view below. The-Employment-Law-Counselor-Hosted-by-Jeff-Stewart-Episode-7-TranscriptDownload Meet the [...]

28 11, 2023

The Business Judgement Rule and the Entire Fairness Standard As It Applies to Controlling Stockholders

By |2023-11-28T08:47:48-06:00November 28, 2023|@PLUS, D&O, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Directors owe a duty of loyalty to their company and its stockholders. That duty requires that a director act in good faith and in the best interests of the company and stockholders, rather than in the director’s own interests or in the interests of someone to whom the director is beholden, controlled by, or otherwise dependent upon.[i]  Courts employ up to two standards of review when assessing challenged business transactions: the business judgment rule; or the entire fairness standard.  Paramount to the outcome of the challenge is the standard under which a director’s actions are reviewed.  If the court finds [...]

21 11, 2023

Inside the PLUS Transactional Risk Think Tank: Unveiling Insights and Innovations in Professional Liability Insurance Markets

By |2023-11-21T13:47:02-06:00November 21, 2023|PL Insurance, Transactional Risk|0 Comments

The PLUS Think Tanks are a new volunteer role that provides PLUS staff with valuable insights on a variety of professional liability insurance markets. Think Tanks meets 2-3 times per year to provide ideas for the PLUS Symposium as well as the other PLUS content channels including webinars, the PLUS Journal Blog, and podcasts. During the PLUS Transactional Risk Think Tank call in August, the group discussed several topics and areas of interest for professional liability practitioners including: Arbitration vs litigation trends Intellectual Property and collateral backed insurance How Reps and Warranties works with other insurance Exploring the International perspective [...]

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