"XL Catlin's insurance companies offer independent, high quality and service-focused Side A DIC protection which addresses these concerns. Based on our many years of exemplary Side A underwriting and claims handling expertise, we now offer a creative new lead Side A DIC policy which addresses the recent and foreseable changes in the D&O claims environment and D&O insurance market."
This new policy includes several coverage enhancements, such as:
- Reinstated Limits: Two reinstated Limits of Liability are automatically afforded for unrelated claims. The first reinstated limit applies to all insured persons and the second applies only to directors of the parent company.
- Insured Persons: The definition of insured persons is expanded to include shadow and de facto directors, advisory board members, prospective directors and representatives of entity directors. Non-officer employees are also added as insured persons for securities claims and cyber claims whether or not a director or officer is a co-defendant
- Pre-Claim Inquiry Costs: Coverage for pre-claim inquiries is expanded to also include a request to an insured person for testimony or documents by any party in a proceeding in which the company or another insured person is also a party
- Discovery Periods: An automatic six-year discovery period is added if the policy is cancelled or non-renewed after the commencement of a company bankruptcy proceeding, and an automatic perpetual discovery period is added for former insured persons if the policy terminates without the company purchasing similar replacement coverage. No additional premium is required for either of these discovery periods
- New Subsidiaries: Insured persons of all new subsidiaries are automatically covered prospectively, regardless of the size of the subsidiary
"We are constantly looking for innovative ways to develop and enhance our portfolio of products," said
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