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Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our

Reinsurance arbitration award confirmed, reaching result contrary to previous award against different reinsurer

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • December 18 2014

On March 11, 2014, we reported on the First Circuit's ruling in a contested arbitration between OneBeacon America Insurance Co. and certain of its

Applications for leave to appeal granted - 27 November 2014

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 27 2014

On appeal from the judgments of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia pronounced March 3, 2014. In September, 2010, the British Columbia

Participation in mediation insufficient to compel non-signatory to arbitrate

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • November 24 2014

An insurer that was a non-signatory to an arbitration agreement between other insurers and the insured was not equitably bound to arbitrate when it

Seventh Circuit declines to require pre-pleading security from Uruguay’s state-owned reinsurer and refuses to compel arbitration

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • November 18 2014

The Plaintiff, Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC brought an action in Illinois federal court against Banco de Seguros del Estado, an entity

Court refuses to seal “substantive rulings” in arbitration award

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • November 17 2014

A federal court in Michigan was recently presented with a motion to seal the briefing associated with a motion to confirm an arbitration award. The

McCarran-Ferguson vs. the FAA: Judge Posner declares TKO in favor of arbitration

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • November 6 2014

In a bout before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, two heavyweight federal statutes squared off, with coverage for hundreds of

Arbitration denied in mortgage life insurance dispute where neither note nor policy referenced arbitration agreement

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • November 5 2014

A court refused to compel arbitration in a dispute surrounding the cancellation of and failure to pay life insurance benefits under a debtor group

Court of Appeal compels arbitration based upon related documents

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • November 4 2014

On August 29, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in reversing the district court on interlocutory appeal, found that

Court confirms arbitration panel’s interim award requiring reinsurer to post security for cedent’s claimed losses

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • October 23 2014

A federal district court has confirmed an arbitration panel's interim award requiring Allied Provident, as reinsurer, to post security for