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District court confirms reinsurance arbitration award against two Brazilian companies

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • Brazil, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

Several developments have occurred in the ongoing reinsurance dispute between Aurum Asset Managers and several Brazilian companies

Fourth Circuit: state statute does not reverse preempt federal law

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2012

The Fourth Circuit issued an opinion “preserving the United States’ ability to speak with one voice” in regulating foreign arbitrations

Motion to dismiss claim for breach of confidentiality agreement in reinsurance arbitration denied

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2012

INA Reinsurance recently moved to dismiss or to stay an action initiated by Utica Mutual Insurance arising out of the alleged breach of three confidentiality agreements, including one entered as an order in the parties’ pending reinsurance arbitration

Arbitration award in favor of progressive affirmed

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2012

Recently, the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed the entry of an arbitration award against North Star Taxi

District court refuses to disqualify arbitrators in reinsurance dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

IRB-Brasil and National Indemnity Company recently filed cross petitions concerning the ongoing arbitration between the parties

Arbitration compelled despite claim of invalidity

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2011

In response to Plaintiff Gordon Hook’s action to enjoin UBS from enforcing a promissory note it required Hook to execute after he commenced his employment at UBS, the company moved to compel arbitration and for dismissal or stay pending completion of arbitration

Injunction issued to prevent writing or amending reinsurance risks pursuant to binding authority pending arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2011

The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently adopted the US Magistrate's Report and Recommendation, granting United Insurance Company's Motion in Aid of Arbitration for a Preliminary Injunction

Ninth Circuit: district courts have removal jurisdiction over cases related to convention on foreign arbitral awards

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2011

In a recent opinion, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the novel question of whether a district court had removal jurisdiction under 9 U.S.C. 205 where a defendant raises an affirmative defense relating to an arbitral award falling under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

Swiss Re arbitration award confirmed by district court

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2011

OneBeacon Insurance Company filed a motion to vacate an arbitration award in favor of Swiss Re

Third Circuit affirms vacatur of reinsurance claim arbitration award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

Platinum Underwriters appealed to the Third Circuit the vacatur of an arbitration award in Platinum's dispute against PMA Capital over a "deficit carry forward" provision in a reinsurance agreement