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Breaching the D&O Firewall: The Rise of Cybersecurity Regulations for Businesses and the Future Effects on D&O Insurance

Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal | Fourth Quarter 2017 | Vol. XXX | Number 4
By: Andrew Lipton and Laura Schmidt

For many D&O insurers, the risk of exposure posed by cybersecurity incidents involving their insureds has been unclear at best. Cybersecurity incidents, and the corresponding shareholder claims that follow, pose unique and challenging coverage issues under D&O insurance policies. Andrew Lipton and Laura Schmidt discuss relevant court decisions, recently enacted regulations and considerations for D&O insurers in their recent article, Breaching the D&O Firewall: The Rise of Cybersecurity Regulations for Businesses and the Future Effects on D&O Insurance.

This correspondence should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. The contents are intended for general informational purposes only, and you are urged to consult a lawyer concerning your own situation and legal questions.
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