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

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

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

Construction case law update - October 17, 2014

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

Disputes over a mediation agreement's validity must be resolved prior to a court ruling on discovery requests regarding matters potentially settled

Reinsurance update - October 2014

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

This edition provides an update of recent developments of interest to the global reinsurance industry. On the US side, the US Case Note highlights a

New York federal court allows attorney disqualification claim to proceed

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2014

A New York federal court recently denied a motion to dismiss a claim filed by two reinsurers, Employers Insurance Company of Wausau and National

Federal law governing foreign risk retention groups preempts state law that prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses in insurance policies

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

The Nebraska Supreme Court has held that Nebraska's statute prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in insurance policies is preempted by the