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Second Circuit: class arbitration waiver unconscionable under California law

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

Defendant-Appellant Affiliated Computer Services appealed an order of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York denying Affiliated's motion to compel arbitration

Court orders stay in B.D. Cooke v. Lloyds

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2010

In the latest development in the dispute between B.D. Cooke & Partners and Lloyd’s of London, the Southern District of New York stayed litigation pending arbitration of the dispute

District court denies summary judgment in Olson, finds reinsurer had right to seek review

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2009

In the latest development in the Olsen v. United States case, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington issued an Order denying Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

Court of Appeals determines that claims must be arbitrated

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2009

Following the entry of a $40 million judgment against them at a jury trial on claims of fraudulent inducement with respect to two reinsurance facilities, the AIG defendants appealed to the Second Circuit, arguing in part that the claims brought by AXA should have been arbitrated because they sound in contract

District court finds “attorney fees and court costs” ambiguous; upholds arbitration panel

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2009

Following a dispute over eight reinsurance agreements, Century Indemnity moved to confirm in part and vacate in part an arbitration award ordering Fencourt Reinsurance to pay a certain sum owed under the agreements

Fifth Circuit confirms international arbitration award from Netherlands

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • June 24 2009

On June 9, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed an arbitration award against Saipem America, which arose out of an international commercial insurance dispute

Court binds insurer to arbitration award even though not a party to the arbitration and it had no duty to defend

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2009

On February 20, 2009, the California Court of Appeals handed down an opinion considering whether an arbitration award and resulting judgment could be considered a "loss" under the terms of an insurance policy