Directors and Officers Insurance
Helping directors face the future and conduct their business with confidence
The directors and officers liability insurance offered by AIG protects directors and officers against financial losses caused by claims relating to duty breaches in their functions as directors and officers.
Administrators, managers and directors of any company, regardless of its size or activities, carry significant responsibilities in relation to the way they conduct themselves and justify the trust placed in them. This may result in claims against them for actual and alleged breach of duty, neglect, misstatements, errors and omissions.
There is a growing number of governing bodies or authorities, which
can investigate a company and today more attention is being focused on
smaller companies. Even if an individual is not yet personally under
investigation, immediate expert legal guidance can help and perhaps
stop the situation of becoming more serious.
As directors and managers are jointly and individually liable, an
error on the part of one may bear financial and personal consequences
for the others, who may have acted in a correct manner. In this case a
broad coverage that ring-fences the covered individuals will help
build the confidence required to form unconditional management
Actions against the company and its management involve a high degree
of personal liability for the individual. With potential penalties
ranging from hefty fines, disqualification to possibly imprisonment,
the need for an immediate and effective response to any threat becomes
Investigations and court cases are time consuming and very expensive.
D&O cover from AIG assures the policyholders that they will have
the highest quality legal representation and assistance from the
first moment onwards that an action commences.
AIG is the world leader in D&O insurance and by updating our
cover regularly, we ensure that our clients are protected against new
and emerging types of risk. This expertise extends to the support of
our claims teams, who can draw upon the experience of our world-wide
Public and private companies, partnerships and Not-For-Profit entities.
AIG offers the Directors and Officers Liability Insurance in two forms:
The benefits of the Directors and Officers Liability Insurance for small and medium-size enterprises are:
The benefits of the Directors and Officers Liability Insurance for major customers are:
AIG has assembled a seasoned team of claims specialists who are experienced in managing some of the most high-profile D&O, PI, employment practices, crime and M&A cases in the industry, for entities of all sizes. Our close in-house collaboration with our underwriting colleagues allows us to facilitate prompt case resolution and the best possible claim outcomes. We offer access to some of the nation's premier attorneys, who have expertise managing even the most complex, sensitive claims and litigation.
To report a claim please contact us:
Phone +41 (0)43 333 37 00
Fax +41 (0)43 333 37 99