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Court holds that Florida law applies to tort claims brought by insurer against Floridian and London reinsurance brokers

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 1 2013

We reported earlier on an action brought by Instituto Nacional de Seguros ("INS"), a Costa Rican state-owned insurer, against Florida insurance

British High Court finds for cedents in dispute over coverage for a defective Kuwaiti oil tank

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • Kuwait, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

A newly-installed petroleum holding tank in Kuwait was discovered as defective in 2007, and initial repairreplacement estimate was approximately $28

British court affirms reinsurance arbitration award on number of occurences in 911 attacks

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • March 19 2013

Plaintiff cedent and defendant reinsurers were parties to certain reinsurance treaties providing cover for aviation-related risks, with threshold

British court disagrees with Pennsylvania court on jurisdiction and forum, keeping alive separate cases proceeding on the same insurance policies in British and U.S. courts

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 18 2012

Howden North America, Inc., a subsidiary of the Howden Group, Ltd., manufactures equipment for the petrochemical, steel, mining, and cement production industries

English court orders service of process against out-of-jurisdiction defendant in insurance dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • December 12 2011

The Queen’s Bench Division of the Commercial Court affirmed an order permitting Faraday Reinsurance Co. to serve process out of the jurisdiction against defendant Howden North America

UK court determines that arbitrators correctly applied US, UK law

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • June 3 2010

In a dispute stemming from various reinsurance claims arising from the Claimant's participation in an excess of loss reinsurance program which protected the Respondent's casualty book of business, IRA Brasil Resseguros challenged an arbitration panel's ruling in favor of CX Reinsurance Company before the UK High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

A horse race to judgment

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • April 12 2010

Continental Casualty Corporation sued its reinsurer, AXA Global Risks (UK) Ltd., in Missouri federal court seeking, among other things, a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to prevent AXA from proceeding with a similar action AXA filed against Continental in a British court

Willis reaches substantial settlement of personal accident reinsurance dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 29 2009

Willis Group Holdings Limited has filed a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission describing the settlement reached by one of its subsidiaries, Willis Limited, with American Reliable Insurance Company and Assurant General Insurance Limited ("the Assurant companies"

Release of claims held to confer exclusive jurisdiction on English courts to decide actions of “fraud”

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • January 20 2009

This is the latest chapter in the transatlantic saga involving the Seaton Insurance and Stonewall Insurance companies

UK Commercial Court denies broker’s application to withdraw admissions regarding market issues

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • December 11 2008

We previously reported on problems in the London Personal Accident Reinsurance market in the 1990s, including an extensive Commercial Court opinion involving Sphere Drake Insurance Limited and its broker, Stirling Cooke Brown