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Court refuses to compel nonsignatory to join reinsurance arbitration

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • July 22 2014

On April 8, 2014, we reported on National Indemnity Company's ("NICO") attempt in a Nebraska federal district court to enjoin Transatlantic

Recent developments in pre-judgment challenges to arbitrator bias

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Federal courts have long had power under the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") to vacate an arbitral award because of arbitrator bias. See 9 U.S.C

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Insured adequately stated bad-faith claim by alleging insurer did not investigate insured’s first-party claim Before demanding arbitration

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

In its June 27 opinion in Maslo v. Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District held an insured

Arbitrators, not courts, to decide availability of class arbitration under parties’ agreement

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

A federal court in New York has held that arbitrators, not courts, should decide whether class arbitration is available under an arbitration

The Alabama Supreme Court broadens the definition of occurrence in a general contractor's commercial general liability policy in Owners Insurance v. Jim Carr Homebuilder, LLC

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

On March 28, 2014, the Alabama Supreme Court withdrew its September 20, 2013 opinion and substituted a new decision in Owners Ins. Co. v. Jim Carr

No jurisdiction over BIT claims if investor fails to state a prima facie case

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Netherlands, Slovakia
  • -
  • June 20 2014

In Achmea BV v The Slovak Republic (PCA Case No. 2013-12), the tribunal considered the respondent's objection that it lacked jurisdiction on the

Appellate courts address jurisdiction to hear disputes concerning arbitration

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

Establishing that a federal court has jurisdiction to hear an arbitration dispute is not always easy. The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed the

Zurich Insurance Company v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada: Ontario Court of Appeal considers standard of review of arbitration decisions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 12 2014

As arbitration becomes a more and more common form of dispute resolution, the intersection between arbitral decisions and the courts will need to be

The new CEFAREA rules

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 9 2014

The French Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Centre (Centre Français d’Arbitrage de Réassurance et d’Assurance, CEFAREA) has recently adopted a