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New York Supreme Court creates a new method for appointing an umpire in an arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2013

In a dispute between two insurance companies and their reinsurer over appointment of an umpire or third party arbitrator in an arbitration proceeding


Court confirms reinsurance arbitration award, rejecting numerous procedural challenges
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2009

When a dispute arose over the allocation and payment of losses under a reinsurance agreement pursuant to which Global International Reinsurance Company agreed to reinsure TIG Insurance Company, the parties took their dispute to arbitration


Court gives parties a deadline to appoint a third arbitrator
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2009

National Casualty Company (“NCC”) filed a complaint in federal court against several of its reinsureds (collectively, “MMO”) alleging that, under the treaties, MMO's demand for arbitration was ineffective to commence arbitration


Court grants motion to seal arbitration award
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2009

Parties to a reinsurance agreement arbitrated a claims dispute, agreeing that the final award and all "arbitration information" be kept confidential


If at first you don’t succeed: insurer estopped from compelling arbitration with Magellan Reinsurance
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2013

Withdrawing its earlier opinion on rehearing, the Texas Court of Appeals held that New Hampshire Insurance Company ("New Hampshire") is judicially


Arbitration award allowed to be filed under temporary seal
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2008

A group of reinsurers successfully moved to file under temporary seal a final arbitration award and motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in an action petitioning for confirmation of the arbitration award


Second Circuit Court of Appeals strictly construes Federal Arbitration Act’s subpoena power pertaining to non-parties
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2008

Life Settlements Corp. dba Peachtree Life Settlements (“Peachtree”) entered into a contingent cost insurance contract with Syndicate 102 at Lloyd’s of London (“Syndicate 102”) to insure against the risk that living insureds under life policies which Peachtree purchased might live past his or her projected life expectancy


McCarran-Ferguson does not “reverse pre-empt” international treaties
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2009

In Safety National Casualty Corp. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, Lloyd’s demanded arbitration to settle a dispute under a reinsurance contract, basing its demand on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards


Dispute arising out of slips falls within arbitration clause of original reinsurance agreement, federal court rules
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2008

We previously posted on April 14, 2008, about a reinsurer’s successful bid to remove a lawsuit to federal court based on the plaintiff insurer’s improper joinder of the reinsurer’s agent as a defendant


Illinois appellate court affirms stay of state court declaratory judgment action pending international arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2008

Boeing insured satellites it manufactured partly through a Bermuda captive, which reinsured 100 of the risks, partly through Lloyds’ syndicates, which syndicates also assumed part of the risk as direct insurers