Survey: Companies invest more money in D&O liability insurance

Regulatory claims are the biggest concern for companies

We live in a litigious society, there’s no doubt about it. And fear of getting sued can be a powerful motivator, as more and more corporate executives are realizing.

According to the 2011 Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Survey, which global professional services company Towers Watson released Wednesday, companies are willing to cough up serious cash to keep their leaders safe from litigation. The survey looked at 401 public, private and nonprofit companies.

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