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ACE and others to serve proceedings on Howden out of jurisdiction

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 23 2012

In Ace European Ltd & 5 ors v (1) Howden Group (2) Howden North America Inc (formerly Howden Buffalo Inc) 2012 EWHC 2427 (Comm), Mr Justice Field upheld his prior order granting permission to the claimant insurers (the Claimants), to serve proceedings seeking declaratory relief, out of the jurisdiction

High Court allows service out of jurisdiction for declaratory judgment

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 30 2011

In the case of Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd v (1) Howden North America Inc (2) Howden Buffalo Inc 2011 EWHC 2837 (Comm), Howden sought to set aside an order allowing Faraday to serve it with proceedings out of the jurisdiction

GLOBAL General & Reinsurance Company Ltd seeks US court assistance in aid of last of four UK runoff schemes

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 1 2011

The administrator who is running off the business of English (re)insurer GLOBAL General & Reinsurance Company Ltd filed a petition under Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code with the federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan yesterday

English High Court examines the interaction between an English arbitration clause and a US service of suit clause

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 13 2008

The recent judgment in Ace Capital Ltd v CMS Energy Corp 2008 EWHC 1843 (Comm) has provided welcome clarification on the effect of a US service of suit clause in a policy that contains an English arbitration provision

Court considers application for stay in favour of Texas arbitration

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 28 2008

On 17 July in Equitas Limited v Allstate Insurance Company 2008 EWHC 1671 Mr Justice Beatson handed down his decision on whether Allstate was entitled to a stay of the instant proceedings initiated by Equitas in March 2008

Reinsurance arbitration predominates

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 21 2008

From time to time, we are asked about the prevalence of arbitration over litigation as a forum for resolving reinsurance disputes

British insurer seeks to confirm arbitration award against former Tyco CEO

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 14 2007

Recently, Corporate Officers & Directors of Assurance Ltd. (“CODA”), a U.K. insurer that issued a directors and officers policy to Tyco International Ltd., petitioned a New York state court to confirm an arbitration award directing Tyco’s former CEO, L. Dennis Kozlowski, to pay CODA about $2 million