AM Best to Discuss Directors and Officers Coverage Trends During RIMS Live 2021 Presentation

AM Best will present an on-demand session regarding trends within directors and officers (D&O) insurance coverage at this month’s virtual RIMS Live 2021 Conference.

Sridhar Manyem, director, industry research and analytics, AM Best, will lead the online session, titled, “D&O Insurance: Coping with Increased Litigation in the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter Era,” which will be featured within RIMS’ innovation hub. Manyem’s presentation will address pricing and claims trends, current changes such as litigation financing, and increased underwriting complexity as it relates to claims and loss adjustment expenses.

Manyem is the head of AM Best’s industry research team and his responsibilities include publishing the global credit rating agency’s perspectives on insurance industry trends and their possible implications to Best’s Credit Ratings.

This year’s RIMS Live 2021 Conference will be digital and held from April 19-30. The annual event includes continuing education and networking opportunities for risk management professionals. For more information, please visit the official event page.

AM Best will exhibit via a virtual booth during the conference, and registered conference attendees can visit the booth to learn about the rating agency, its role in the insurance industry and the resources it offers to insurance professionals, including Best’s Credit Ratings, insurance data and analytic resources and financial data products.

Members from AM Best’s analytic team and sales team will be available for contact during the event. Those interested in learning more about Best’s Credit Ratings should contact David Blades, associate director, Industry Research and Analytics, at or Erik Miller, associate director, at

Daniel Giunta, account manager, will be available during the conference to discuss the commercial aspects of and the process for initiating a Best’s Credit Rating. To arrange a meeting, email Those interested in learning more about AM Best’s information products should contact

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit

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