TITLE

Dynamic Tensions

AUTHOR(S)
Slavin, Al
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;May2009, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implications of the soaring number of bankruptcy filings in the U.S. It outlines the report released by BankruptcyData.com, regarding the increasing statistics of companies who filed for bankruptcy, which threaten the margins of directors and officers coverage, as well as the employment practices liability. Dan Kopper, senior vice president of Lockton Cos., stresses that the trend will also prompt scrutiny of the corporate's accountability and regulatory environments.
ACCESSION #
40091987

 

Related Articles

  • Bankruptcy Filings Trend Downward.  // Metal Center News;Mar2015, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p40 

    The article reports that according to the research firm BankruptcyData.com, business bankruptcies in the U.S. have been declined in 2014, contributing to the economic growth of the U.S. It mentions that the majority of bankruptcies have been reported in small businesses. It highlights that...

  • in brief.  // New Hampshire Business Review;8/5/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p6 

    Reports on business developments in New Hampshire. Availability of malpractice insurance for doctors and hospital executives; Announcement of Arthur P. Solomon as the new majority owner of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats baseball team; Bankruptcy protection filed by Amherst Technologies LLC.

  • The best time to review D&O coverage? Now. Rosenberg, Evan // Directors & Boards;2009 2nd Quarter, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p14 

    The article offers information on the significant areas of a directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance initiative that could help avoid a financial failure. There are three essential areas that the board need to focus on. The full understanding on how an economic downturn could impact the...

  • ARK. WHOLESALER SEEKS CHAPTER 7. r // SN: Supermarket News;7/27/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 30, p4 

    The article reports on the move of Affiliated Foods Southwest Inc. (AFS) to seek convertion of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy regorganization into a Chapter 7 liquidation. It states that AFS has completely shut down its operations and terminated all remaining employees in Arkansas. It adds that AFS...

  • C-BASS Future Bleak on Margin Calls.  // Asset Securitization Report;8/6/2007, Vol. 7 Issue 31, p17 

    The article reports on the possible closure of C-BASS LLC due to a substantial number of margin calls, which would hinder the liquidity of its business. According to an 8-K filing by MGIC Investment Corp. with the Securities and Exchange Commission, C-BASS received $330 million in margin calls...

  • Insurer denies firm's $100M pollution claim. McLeod, Douglas // Waste News;12/5/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p9 

    The article informs that American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co. (AISLIC) is fighting a bankrupt company's efforts to collect the $100 million limit of a pollution liability policy to cover cleanup costs at several former manufacturing and dump sites. AISLIC earlier this month filed...

  • Bankruptcies Raise Qeustions On D&O. Reitz, Diana // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;11/18/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 46, p16 

    Focuses on concerns raised on the directors and officers insurance (D&O) as a result of bankruptcies. Primary coverage grants of D&O insurance; Coverage for specific types of claims filed against organizations; Indemnification of directors and officers for financial damages.

  • He built a beach and they came. Bechman, Tom J. // Indiana Prairie Farmer;Jul2011, Vol. 185 Issue 7, p24 

    In this article, the author discusses the success of Iowa farmer Wayne Dillman on building a beach and picnic area on his cornfield, which was featured on the film "Field of Dreams," but due to unaffordable liability insurance premiums the facility has failed to operate and was sold in 1983.

  • STOCK-EXCHANGE MARGINS. Smith, F. P. // Accounting Review;Dec34, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p300 

    One of the most bitterly contested provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was the provision relating to marginal transactions and maximum loanable values of securities. Two different provisions were incorporated in the bills of the House and Senate, the resulting act being a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics