Tag Archives: Exclusion

Ninth Circuit: Professional Services Exclusion Precludes D&O Insurance Coverage

A recurring issue under private company D&O insurance policies is the scope of the preclusive effect of the professional services exclusion. This question is particularly important for companies in professional services industries, as just about everything these kinds of companies … Continue reading

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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Example (2018) – IRS FEIE Instructions

Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Example (2018) – IRS FEIE Instructions Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Example (2018) – IRS FEIE Instructions by Golding & Golding When a person qualifies for the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE) using IRS Form 2555 then may … Continue reading

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D&O Insurance: Special Event Exclusion Does Not Preclude Subsequent Litigation Coverage

As I have frequently noted, a recurring and vexing D&O insurance issue is the question of relatedness between different claims. Another frequent D&O insurance coverage issue is the question of the applicability of a special event or prior litigation exclusion. … Continue reading

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Failure to Maintain Insurance Exclusion Precludes Coverage for Defense Costs Incurred in a Lapsed Life Insurance Dispute

In a recent insurance coverage lawsuit arising out of an underlying dispute over who was responsible for the lapse of a key man life insurance policy, a court determined that coverage for the attorneys’ fees a management consulting firm incurred … Continue reading

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Prior Acts Exclusion Does Not Preclude Coverage Where Subsequent Claim Independent from Alleged Prior Acts

In a January 23, 2018 unpublished decision (here), the Eleventh Circuit held that a D&O insurance policy’s prior acts exclusion does not preclude coverage where the subsequent claim against insured persons is “independent” from the alleged wrongful acts that occurred … Continue reading

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