Directors’ & Officers’ Liability Insurance

Zurich Directors’ & Officers’ (D&O) Liability Insurance

Zurich Directors’ & Officers’ Liability Insurance helps management and supervisory boards protect their personal assets. Zurich covers the costs of defending against complaints and unjustified claims, as well as all types of compensation payments.

At a glance

  • Custom coverage to protect the personal assets of your company’s management
  • Coverage for compensation payments and legal defense costs
  • No unnecessary obstruction of management due to fending off unjustified claims
  • Comprehensive coverage for a low premium 
  • Calculate premiums immediately online; direct registration via questionnaire
  • Pays the costs of rebuilding your good reputation

We also offer individual solutions for corporate customers.

In detail

The law states that managers, with their personal assets, are liable for their actions and failure to act in business, to the extent that there is a claim for damages. Zurich D&O Liability Insurance is a customized solution that assumes this liability.

Coverage and extensions of coverage

  • Zurich D&O Liability Insurance protects managers’ personal assets in the event of claims arising from the insured person’s relationship to the company  
  • Spouses, registered partners, heirs and legal representatives are also insured where claims are made against them for actions or failure to act on the part of the insured person
  • Coverage can be extended to the company and its subsidiaries if these have indemnified a director or officer
  • In the event of claims, Zurich pays any due compensation and defense costs

Zurich D&O Liability Insurance meets the quality standards of the Swiss Institute of Board Directors and Managers (SIVG).

Good to know

  • The effective Directors’ & Officers’ Liability Insurance is the prerequisite for putting the best people into management roles in your company and for providing comprehensive protection against claims
  • Willful breach of duty and unlawful enrichment are not insured
  • Bodily injury and property damage are not insured under Zurich D&O Liability Insurance

Our advisory service

Protect your managers against potential lawsuits. We would be glad to advise you.

Call 0800 80 80 80

from outside Switzerland +41 44 628 98 98