Management liability solutions
Directors’ and officers’ insurance (D&O) covers legal costs and damages incurred by employees in management roles as a result of allegations of misconduct.
At DUAL, we believe we provide market-leading D&O insurance to directors, managers, and supervisory boards around the world. Utilising our broad range of Financial Lines products, we offer comprehensive D&O solutions. We also write D&O for Financial Institutions but for that please go to our Financial Lines page.
Who we work with
We believe DUAL has a leading presence in markets including Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East. As one of Lloyd’s largest coverholders, we can place risks directly on the Lloyd’s syndicate license where required.
Our insureds include:
- Energy companies across all sectors (Renewables, Oil & Gas, Utilities)
- Mining companies
- Sport Associations and Clubs
- Software and Tech Companies
- Companies in all Transport sectors including Aviation.
- Distribution / Retail
- Chemical and Pharmaceutical (including Biotech).
- Construction and Real Estate
- Not for Profit
- Insurance companies
At DUAL, we design solutions that are expertly tailored to your needs. Some of the standard building blocks of a D&O policy include:
- Side A, B, C Cover
- Emergency Costs
- Side A Difference-In-Conditions
- Mitigation Costs
- Official Investigation Costs
- Non-Executive Directors Additional Limit of Liability
Typical additional coverages
You may need additional coverages beyond what a typical D&O policy has to offer. Typical additional coverages include:
- Run Off Cover
- Public Relations Cover
- Interpretive Counsel
- Retirement Cover
If you need more protection, you can access a variety of solutions through our Financial Lines team, including:
- Commercial Employment Practice Liability
- Pension Trustee Liability
- Public Offering Securities Insurance (POSI)
- Commercial Crime
About the team
The DUAL D&O team is vastly experienced in handling a wide range of commercial D&O risks.
Meet the underwriters
Why choose DUAL for D&O?
Quality claims handling
Our claims are handled in partnership with the international law firm Kennedy's. Every claim has its own designated claims handler from start to finish, helping to ensure a swift resolution.
We use independent arbitration wherever possible for quick, quiet settlements.
Crisis media management to defend your client’s reputation
Our insureds are connected to crisis communication specialists who help to protect their reputations in the media.
We have a simple underwriting process that gets your client the cover they need, fast.
We take a flexible and collaborative approach to underwriting. Taking each risk on its own terms, we work hard to find a solution that suits your client’s needs.