Don’t most
businesses have directors and officers insurance cover in case they get sued?
Wouldn’t the board members of an entity the size of AWB have certainly had such
cover? Yes?

Well, don’t
D&O insurance policies normally contain clauses that require the policy
holders to notify their insurers of any potential acts that could lead to claim
as soon as possible? Did this happen with the AWB – or was it the last thing on
their minds?