On March 17, 2010 we reported on the decision of a New York intermediate appellate court to apply New York law to disallowed claims under insurance policies issued by Midland Insurance Company, an insolvent multiline insurer placed into liquidation in New York.
The New York Court of Appeals decision on April 5, in the Midland Insurance Company liquidation (In re Liquidation of Midland Insurance Company1) is an important affirmation of policyholder rights.
In the following case the court had to consider a claim under a guarantee and whether the English or Irish courts had jurisdiction to hear the claim.
Marine was engaged by the UK arm of Pierse to perform piling work at the new ferry terminal being constructed at the Port of Belfast.
In Associated British Ports (A company created by statute) v Ferryways NV Butterworths Law Direct 23.3.09 in January 2000, the first Defendant ferry service provider entered into an agreement with the Claimant port operator.