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Alan Parry and Anna Osterhout Co-Author Article Featured in Financier Worldwide Magazine

November 9, 2011

Raleigh, NC (November 8, 2011) – Smith Anderson lawyers, Alan Parry and Anna Osterhout, co-wrote an article for the November 2011 edition of Financier Worldwide Magazine. The article is entitled: “D&O Insurance Issues in the Context of Corporate Bankruptcy.”

The article discusses some of the potential coverage issues that can arise with respect to a company’s D&O liability insurance policy when the company files for bankruptcy, and ways those problems can be avoided or mitigated with careful advance planning.

Financier Worldwide is a leading publisher of news and analysis on the global corporate finance marketplace, with a print and digital circulation of more than 40,000 corporate and financial professionals in 45 countries. The publication provides editorial coverage on topics such as mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, risk management and insurance, and legal and regulatory developments.

Mr. Parry is a commercial litigation partner who has broad experience in complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including substantial experience litigating insurance coverage disputes and counseling clients regarding insurance coverage issues. He is the leader of the Firm’s Insurance Recovery Litigation and Counseling practice group.

Ms. Osterhout focuses her practice on bankruptcy law and creditors’ rights. Prior to her employment with the firm, Ms. Osterhout worked as a Staff Attorney with the Bankruptcy Administrator for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Before joining the Bankruptcy Administrator, she served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee while in private practice.

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