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Arbitration Options Put Global Insurers In The Driver Seat

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Globalization of the insurance market has seen an increase in the use and enforcement of international arbitration agreements in insurance policies. When tragedy strikes or loss occurs, insurers have a variety of options to...more

Ground-breaking referral: Are arbitration clauses in BITs between EU Member States void?

by Reed Smith on

In recent years, the number and economic relevance of bilateral investment treaties (“BITs”) has significantly increased. BITs are international treaties which provide for assurances in favour of investors from the...more

[Event] International Arbitration Boot Camp: Do You Want Someone Else to Pay Your Legal Fees? It's Possible–Third-Party Funding of...

by BakerHostetler on

Third-Party Funding of International Arbitration and Litigation will explore what to expect when involving third parties (e.g., investment firms) to fund your litigation or arbitration....more

A Primer on Insurance Dispute Resolution in China

by Zelle LLP on

We previously discussed in a June 10, 2015, guest article the basics of insurance underwriting and claim handling in China. In this article, we give an overview of the legal framework and relevant key issues in insurance...more

Third Party Bound By Arbitration Agreement Which It Never Signed

by Allen & Overy LLP on

In the context of a right of direct action by an injured party (Spain and France) against a D&I insurer, in The London Steamship Owners' Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v The Kingdom of Spain & anr [2015] EWCA Civ 333, 1...more

Resolving Inconsistent Jurisdiction Clauses And Limits To Fiona Trust Presumption

by Allen & Overy LLP on

In Trust Risk Group SpA v AmTrust Europe Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 437, 30 April 2015, the Court of Appeal held that when resolving competing jurisdiction clauses in two different agreements where one is entered into at a later...more

Seventh Circuit Denies Rehearing In Failed Attempt To Compel Arbitration And To Require Pre-Pleading Security From Uruguay...

by Carlton Fields on

On November 18, 2014, we reported on the Seventh Circuit’s decision in Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC v. Banco de Seguros del Estado, in which Pine Top claimed that Banco de Seguros owed it $2,352,464.08 under certain...more

Fifth Circuit Dismisses For Lack Of Appellate Jurisdiction Appeal Of Order Compelling Arbitration

by Carlton Fields on

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed, for lack of appellate jurisdiction, a district court order granting a motion to compel arbitration filed by Certain Underwriters of Lloyds of London and several other...more

Separate trials of liability and quantum in an insurance context

by DLA Piper on

In Fortescue Metals Group Ltd v Underwriting Members of XL Syndicate 1209 at Lloyd’s for the 2004 and 2005 Underwriting Years of Account [2014] WASC 422, the Supreme Court of Western Australia considered whether to order the...more

Court Confirms Award Over Arguments Of “Manifest Disregard,” “Evident Partiality,” And “Corruption”

by Carlton Fields on

A transported liquid chemical had been found degraded after shipping from Texas to South Korea. The chemical company contended that the shipper was responsible for the losses as samples taken from the chemical prior to its...more

Seventh Circuit Declines To Require Pre-Pleading Security From Uruguay’s State-Owned Reinsurer And Refuses To Compel Arbitration

by Carlton Fields on

The Plaintiff, Pine Top Receivables of Illinois, LLC brought an action in Illinois federal court against Banco de Seguros del Estado, an entity wholly owned by Uruguay. Pine Top claimed that Banco de Seguros owed Pine Top...more

District Court Applies New York Convention, Denies Motion To Dismiss Petition To Compel Arbitration

by Carlton Fields on

In late July, a New York federal court denied Harris Corporation’s (“Harris”) motion to dismiss for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. The motion sought to dismiss HBC Solutions Inc.’s (“HBC”) Amended Petition to Compel...more

Federal District Court Upholds Foreign Reinsurer’s Right To Remove Action To Federal Court

by Carlton Fields on

The Court for the Middle District of Louisiana upheld a magistrate’s ruling denying a motion to remand filed by the Louisiana Commerce and Trade Association of Self Insurer’s Fund (“LCTA”), holding that the defendant foreign...more

Is It Time To Include Mandatory Arbitration Clauses In All Reinsurance Policies? Mandatory Clauses Could Avoid Unnecessary Future...

by Carlton Fields on

Recent reports on the continued easing of collateral requirements for non-US reinsurers that operate in the US, raise the question: with the anticipated, increased presence of non-US reinsurers state-side, will more...more

How To Navigate London's Aviation Insurance Claims Process

Maintaining appropriate insurance is critical for the entire aviation industry. Many US-based airlines, aircraft owners/financiers, and aircraft lease servicers devote significant resources at the front end, setting up their...more

Common Policyholder Pitfalls When Navigating London Aviation Insurance Claims

Maintaining appropriate insurance is critical for the entire aviation industry. Many US-based airlines, aircraft owners/financiers, and aircraft lease servicers devote significant resources at the front end setting up their...more

Reinsurance Redux - May 2012

In This Issue: - Reinsurer’s Obligation to Provide Coverage to Reinsured Not Contingent Upon Exhaustion of Limits of Primary Policy In granting an insurer’s motion for judgment on the pleadings, the United States...more

Reed Smith Shipping Group Monthly Bulletin - June 2011

by Reed Smith on

In This Issue: ARBITRATION...4 A party cannot challenge the jurisdiction of a tribunal where its arbitration claim has already been dismissed by the court...4 France revises Arbitration Law...4 COMPANY...more

JAMS Global Construction Solutions - Volume 4, No. 1 - Winter 2011

by JAMS on

In This Issue: Success in Claim Resolution and Mediation: The Insurance Component; The Future of Construction Arbitration; Good Faith in the Negotiation, Performance and Enforcement of Construction Contracts; Arbitration...more

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