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Now available on Vimeo and Soundcloud: concise tips from experts
practical tips with high relevance for liability avoidance
from business managers.

Content: Personal liability is a constant sword of Damocles hovering over managing directors in everyday life. The standard of care is strict and directors bear the burden of proof.

In collaboration with high-profile corporate lawyer Eva Homborg (Esche Schümann Commichau) and governance expert Philippa Peters(Fides Technology GmbH), we have spent months compiling practical measures on how you can manage these personal risks effectively and digitally.

These specific contents on the topic of liability prevention await you in the guide:

✅ the legal basis of personal liability,
✅ how to document decisions in a legally compliant manner,
✅ how Fides helps you fulfill and document your duties as a board member,
✅ which D&O insurance concept suits you and what protection it offers,
✅ what you should definitely pay attention to when taking out D&O insurance and
✅ how you can save on your D&O premium with Fides and the Risk Partners.

In addition to the guide, we have also recorded a webinar in which we explain the topics in the guide again with examples. Depending on whether you want to follow the recording, we have made the video or audio recording available to you below. Have fun watching or listening. 

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If you have any questions about the webinar topics or would like to receive the guide in your e-mail inbox, you can request it below or contact us or our colleagues at Fides Technology. As your Risk Partners, we will be happy to provide you with competent support. 

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