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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


Second Circuit holds that federal common law defines what “arbitration” means under the FAA
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2013

Recently, the Second Circuit definitively held that federal common law, not state law, provides the meaning of "arbitration" under the Federal


No appellate jurisdiction to review decision vacating arbitration award for evident partiality
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

William Smythe invested funds with Morgan Keegan & Co, Inc


Declaratory relief action rejected as a means to challenge interlocutory arbitration orders for lack of “ripeness”
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

In an arbitration related to an uninsured motorist insurance claim, the insured twice challenged the arbitrators' discovery rulings by filing


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


Federal judges in Brooklyn are making it easier to pursue fraud claims against no-fault medical providers
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2013

The Eastern District of New York, which includes the New York City Boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, has been home to some of the most colorful


Ninth Circuit holds that malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims are arbitrable
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of the motion to compel arbitration of defendant’s malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims against plaintiff that arose from a previous arbitration


Court compels arbitration of multiple plaintiffs notwithstanding “narrow” arbitration agreement
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2012

A court compelled arbitration of a dispute between an insurer and an affiliated group of multinational companies, despite the fact that the agreement to arbitrate was “narrow,” signed by only one of the plaintiff companies, and subject to a statute of limitations defense that state law permitted to be addressed in court


Vacation of arbitral award refused due to party’s failure to challenge award in foreign forum
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2012

Parties to a stock purchase agreement between two British Virgin Islands companies arbitrated a dispute in Miami, Florida


Civil subpoenas issued by arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties held unenforceable
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court vacated a district court’s order enforcing subpoenas issued by an arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties