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Cedent’s Demand for Discovery of Reinsurer Settlements Denied

USA - December 2 2019 In our June 2019 Newsletter, we reported on this reinsurance dispute over the cession to facultative reinsurers of a large environmental pollut...

Brandon C. Roman, Larry P. Schiffer, Kelly Mihocik, Jesse Taylor, Alex Al-Doory.

New York Appeals Court Denies Petition to Vacate Arbitration Award

USA - December 2 2019 In a non-reinsurance case, petitions to vacate a final arbitration award in favor of an insurer were denied by the motion court and affirmed on appeal...

Brandon C. Roman, Larry P. Schiffer, Kelly Mihocik, Jesse Taylor, Alex Al-Doory.

New York Federal Court Remands Arbitration Award to Panel to Clarify Its Application to Future Claims

USA - December 2 2019 Under the FAA, a court must grant an order seeking confirmation of an arbitration award unless the award is vacated, modified or corrected. 9 U.S.C....

Brandon C. Roman, Larry P. Schiffer, Kelly Mihocik, Jesse Taylor, Alex Al-Doory.

After Hard-Fought Battle, Jury Returns Verdict for Cedent

USA - December 2 2019 According to the complaint, after the cedent paid claims under its primary policies, a reinsurer refused to pay it under their 1973 and 1975...

Brandon C. Roman, Larry P. Schiffer, Kelly Mihocik, Jesse Taylor, Alex Al-Doory.

Illinois Federal Court Determines Questions of Arbitrability Can Be Delegated to Arbitrators

USA - December 2 2019 An Illinois federal court addressed whether the arbitrator or a court should decide whether a dispute between a reinsurer and a cedent was arbitrable...

Brandon C. Roman, Larry P. Schiffer, Kelly Mihocik, Jesse Taylor, Alex Al-Doory.