One of the more interesting recent developments in the world of corporate and securities litigation was the $139 million settlement of the News Corp. shareholders derivative suit. Not only is this settlement apparently the largest ever cash settlement of a shareholders derivative suit, but the entire amount of the settlement is to be funded by

Every fall, I assemble a list of the current hot topics in the world of Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance. While the past 12 months have not seen as many headline-grabbing D&O related events as in some past years, the issues that are currently unfolding have had a significant impact on the marketplace. In