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Maximizing Mandated Mediation in D&O Coverage Disputes

The D&O Diary | January 23, 2019
By: John McCarrick and Giulio Zanolla

Many D&O insurance policies include a contractual requirement that the D&O insurer and policyholder attempt a negotiated resolution, typically through mediation, of any coverage-related dispute between the parties before the parties can resort to litigation or arbitration. However, too often such requirements lead to an unproductive mediation session – not because the process is flawed, but because the parties can have unrealistic expectations about what can be achieved through a mandatory mediation process.

John McCarrick, Chair of the D&O Group and Giulio Zanolla, Principal at Zanolla Mediation, co-authored "Maximizing Mandated Mediation in D&O Coverage Disputes," a guest post published in the D&O Diary.

The authors examine the ways that parties to a D&O insurance coverage dispute can make the most of the policy-mandated mediation process. 

Read the full article. 

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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