Directors’ and Officers’ Liability provides a cutting edge, straightforward explanation of the obligations of directors and officers of public companies, the penalties that they face if they fail to meet their obligations, and the protections that are offered them under the law or by agreement. This vital treatise for corporate counsel, private practitioners, and for directors and officers themselves guides readers through the essentials of the current law, recent developments, and emerging issues of directors’ and officers’ liability.


Directors’ and Officers’ Liability covers:

  • The sources of law governing the duties of directors and officers; the key facets of board committees
  • The duties of directors and officers under state corporate law and federal and state securities laws
  • Private civil actions and public enforcement
  • Exculpation, indemnity, and insurance
  • Cybersecurity
  • Contested mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities Act suits filed in state court
  • Special issues in pharma and biotech; and more
Publication Date: November 2016
Last Updated: November 2022
ISBN: 9781402424892
Page Count: 630 pages
Number of Volumes: 1

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