Barney Frank (D – MA) recently introduced a bill that would prohibit individuals working for financial institutions from insuring against possible losses, including from having to repay illegally-received compensation or from having to pay civil penalties. The Executive Compensation Clawback Full Enforcement Act (“the Act”) holds “officers, directors, employees or other institution related parties personally liable” and does not allow them to hedge against the personal liability with insurance.
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Is Your Investment Adviser Protected Against Client Claims?
January 20, 2012
Does your investment adviser have errors and omissions insurance (“E&O insurance”) to cover you and your firm in the event of an error or if a client claims your firm made an error?