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10th Circuit Affirms Sanctions Against Counsel Of Record In Securities Suit

Mealey's (September 3, 2015, 12:22 PM EDT) -- DENVER — Because an energy company’s counsel of record bore responsibility for disclosing any potentially applicable insurance policies, a 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 2 upheld a trial court’s award of sanctions against the attorney for failing to submit a copy of a directors and officers (D&O) liability policy during discovery (Sun River Energy Inc. v. Erik S. Nelson, et al., No. 14-1321, 10th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15645).

(Opinion available. Document #68-150910-013Z.)

Affirming in part the lower court’s ruling, the...
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