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Court denies insurer’s request for arbitration attorney’s fees
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

Amerisure successfully arbitrated a dispute with Global Re


Appeal dismissed in Northwestern NationalInsco reinsurance dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

The Second Circuit has dismissed an appeal arising from a reinsurance dispute between Northwestern National Insurance Company and Insco, Ltd


Ninth Circuit reverses confirmation of arbitration award based on improper forum
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2010

The Ninth Circuit has reversed and remanded a district court's confirmation of an arbitration award because the plaintiffcounterclaim defendant, a manufacturer located in Belarus, established a defense under the New York Convention


Third Circuit affirms vacatur of reinsurance claim arbitration award
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2010

Platinum Underwriters appealed to the Third Circuit the vacatur of an arbitration award in Platinum's dispute against PMA Capital over a "deficit carry forward" provision in a reinsurance agreement


Treaty tips: prepared to honorably engage?
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

The arbitrators shall interpret this contract as an honourable engagement and not as merely a legal obligation


Court orders stay in B.D. Cooke v. Lloyds
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2010

In the latest development in the dispute between B.D. Cooke & Partners and Lloyd’s of London, the Southern District of New York stayed litigation pending arbitration of the dispute


Hall Street Associates does not bar a remand to an arbitration panel for clarification of the award
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2010

A trial court's judgment confirming an arbitration award and awarding certain pre- and post-judgment interest to the defendant insurance companies was unsuccessfully appealed, the appellate court determining that an earlier remand to the arbitration panel was proper because, among other things, nothing in the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Hall Street Associates, L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc. precluded that procedure


On remand from Second Circuit, federal court declines to compel arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2010

As reported in our December 3, 2009 post, the Second Circuit recently reversed and remanded a $40 million jury verdict against New Hampshire Insurance Company on claims made by AXA Versicherung AG


Seventh Circuit validates "repeat" party-appointed arbitrator
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2011

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has rejected a reinsurer's contention that its reinsured should not be permitted to appoint the same arbitrator for successive, related arbitrations (a not uncommon practice in reinsurance arbitrations) because the arbitrator was not impartial as a result of his involvement in the first arbitration


Insurer and reinsurer stipulate to dismissal of lawsuit, agreeing to arbitrate reinsurance claim dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2011

TIG Insurance Company ("TIG") sued Arrowood Indemnity Company ("Arrowood") in federal court for breach of a reinsurance agreement