Is Insurance The Silver Lining For Stock Option Claims?
August 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT
Law360 (August 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Securities lawyers often are the first troops on the ground when a corporate client or individual officers and directors are investigated, or accused of misconduct, by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition to providing a wealth of knowledge about how to handle recent investigations and lawsuits alleging improper dating of stock options, securities lawyers can add value to their clients by being aware of the insurance issues implicated by such claims.
Most recently, the SEC has been investigating many companies’ historic stock option...