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High Court rules no liability for lack of timely notice
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2010

The English High Court, in Loyaltrend Limited and Sye Razvi v Brit UW Limited & Others 2010 EWHC 425 (Comm), ruled in favour of the Second Defendant (Brit) because the Claimants failed to notify the insurer in a timely manner as specified in the policy


Chinese drywall - second bellwether trial complete
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2010

As reported here, the first federal trial in the nationwide Chinese drywall controversy began on February 19th, 2010 in New Orleans, La


Lehman defendants' motion to dismiss granted in part and denied in part in In re: Lehman Brothers Mortgage-Backed Securities Litigation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2010

On February 17, 2010 Judge Kaplan issued a written opinion granting in part and denying in part the individual Lehman defendants' motion to dismiss in In re: Lehman Brothers Mortgage-Backed Securities Litigation


Federal court upholds an arbitration panel’s award requiring a cedent to pay its reinsurer’s attorneys’ fees
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2010

National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA entered into a reinsurance treaty with Odyssey America Reinsurance Corporation, which contained an arbitration clause


Massachusetts Supreme Court affirms dismissal of data breach claims brought against retailer by financial institutions
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2010

Recently, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld two lower court decisions dismissing, on separate motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, a number of claims brought by credit unions against a retailer in connection with a breach of debit and credit card data


Government announces its decision on pleural plaques
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2010

In a statement issued by Justice Secretary Jack Straw, the Government has set out its decision on pleural plaques


Financial Service Authority wins appeal case on co-operation with overseas regulators
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2010

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) went to the Court of Appeal to seek clarification regarding its obligation to co-operate with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC


English High Court finds that Rome II applies to a motor compensation dispute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom
  • March 4 2010

The High Court ruled, in Clinton David Jacobs v Motor Insurers' Bureau 2010 EWHC 231 (QB), that under European Union Regulation 8642007 (Rome II), Spanish law applied in the case of a UK resident seeking compensation for serious injuries sustained in Spain, at the hands of an uninsured driver, then resident in Spain


Chinese drywall first bellwether trial ongoing
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

The first federal trial in the nationwide Chinese drywall controversy began on February 19th, 2010 in New Orleans and is ongoing


Florida Supreme Court considering question of rental car company vicarious liability
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

On March 1, 2010, the Florida Supreme Court heard oral argument in Rafael Vargas v. Enterprise Leasing Company, et al., SC08-2269