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Massachusetts High Court rules that Federal Arbitration Act applies to contracts involving interstate commerce

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2013

In a decision that has implications for reinsurance, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last week decided that the Federal Arbitration Act

Presentation by Eithne McCarthy - the new Insurance Block Exemption Regulation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2010

Eithne McCarthy, from the Financial Services Unit of the European Commission's Competition Directorate General (DG Comp), made a presentation on the new Insurance Block Exemption Regulation (BER) to the Law Society's Competition Section on 13 April 2010

KAMP RE cat bond about to be triggered

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2007

Last week, Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”) revealed that a $190 million catastrophe bond issued by special purpose vehicle KAMP RE 2005 Ltd. (“KAMP RE”) on behalf of Swiss Reinsurance America Corp., (“Swiss Re”) is about to be triggered

The New York Court of Appeals' landmark decision in Diocese of Brooklyn and its potential impact on insurance coverage disputes

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2013

In a landmark decision, New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals, recently addressed for the first time a host of issues that are

Life insurance beneficiary files putative class action lawsuit against life insurer targeting unclaimed property practices

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2013

A federal class action lawsuit was recently filed in Massachusetts against a leading life insurer targeting claims settlement practices for unclaimed

Bed bugs the next big bug for business interruption insurers?

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2010

Bed bugs are quickly becoming the bug du jour

Upstream insurers see losses from Gulf oil spill but continue business

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2010

According to a recent Dow Jones News Service article, leading insurance companies have recently stated that they do not expect the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf to be a catastrophic event for the so-called "upstream" insurance market

Notable 2009 U.S. reinsurance arbitration decisions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2009

While 2009 has not been a momentous year for United States case law involving, or having an impact on, reinsurance arbitrations, there have been interesting developments in the following key areas: (1) a party’s ability to challenge arbitration awards arising under the Federal Arbitration Act (the FAA); (2) arbitrator appointment; and (3) enforceability of arbitration agreements

NAIC paves the way for the modernization of US reinsurance regulation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2009

At its December 2008 Winter Meeting, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC") adopted, in plenary session, the reinsurance regulatory modernization proposal ("Proposal") drafted and previously adopted by the Reinsurance Task Force of the Financial Condition (E) Committee

Massachusetts appeals court denies “additional insured” status in construction injury case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2011

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals recently issued a decision on the parameters of additional insured coverage called Suffolk Construction Corp