D&O insurance
An insurance policy usually taken out by a company on behalf of its directors and officers to cover liabilities arising from their activities as directors or officers of the company.
USA
An insurance policy usually taken out by a company on behalf of its directors and officers to cover liabilities arising from their activities as directors or officers of the company.

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  • D & O insurance — directors and officers insurance (directors and officers insurance), Also known as directors and officers liability insurance and D&O insurance. An insurance policy usually taken out by a company on behalf of its directors and officers to cover… …   Law dictionary

  • D & O Insurance — Directors and Officers liability insurance. See insurance …   Black's law dictionary

  • D & O Insurance — Directors and Officers liability insurance. See insurance …   Black's law dictionary

  • D&O-Versicherung — (Directors and Officers Versicherung, auch Organ oder Manager Haftpflichtversicherung) ist eine Vermögensschadenhaftpflichtversicherung, die ein Unternehmen für seine Organe und leitenden Angestellten abschließt. Es handelt sich dabei um eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • D&O — D O Versicherung (Directors and Officers Versicherung, auch Organ oder Manager Haftpflichtversicherung) ist eine Vermögensschadenhaftpflichtversicherung, die ein Unternehmen für seine Organe und leitenden Angestellten abschließt. Es handelt sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • D&O-Versicherung — D O Versicherung (Directors and Officers Versicherung, auch Organ oder Manager Haftpflichtversicherung) ist eine Vermögensschadenhaftpflichtversicherung, die ein Unternehmen für seine Organe und leitenden Angestellten abschließt. Es handelt sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • D&O —   An acronym for directors and officers (liability insurance) …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • D&O — • Directors And Officers (Insurance Policy) …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • insurance — A contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, one party undertakes to compensate the other for loss on a specified subject by specified perils. The party agreeing to make the compensation is usually called the insurer or underwriter; the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • insurance — A contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, one party undertakes to compensate the other for loss on a specified subject by specified perils. The party agreeing to make the compensation is usually called the insurer or underwriter; the… …   Black's law dictionary

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