On November 18, 2014, we reported on the Seventh Circuit’s decision in Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC v. Banco de Seguros del Estado, in which Pine Top claimed that Banco de Seguros owed it $2,352,464.08 under certain reinsurance contracts.  The Seventh Circuit affirmed the trial court’s ruling denying Pine Top’s motion to compel arbitration, agreeing that Pine Top’s assigned rights under the reinsurance contracts were limited to the collections of certain debts and did not include the right to arbitrate.  The Seventh Circuit also had affirmed the trial court’s denial of a motion to strike Banco Seguros’s pleading for failure to post security, holding that such pre-judgment security is a form of attachment that violates the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.  On December 22, 2014, the Seventh Circuit denied Pine Top’s petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc, as no judge requested a vote on the petition, and the judges on the prior panel voted to deny rehearing.  Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC v. Banco de Seguros del Estado, No. 13–1364 (7th Cir. Dec. 22, 2014).