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Breach Of Contract Exclusion Precludes Coverage
Liability insurance policies are meant to cover claims brought against insureds by third-parties alleging a fortuitous event that causes damages
United States
16 Aug 2019
Taking The Issue Of Unequal Pay Onto The U.S. District Court's Turf
As recently mentioned on Sports Shorts, the spotlight on the gender pay gap has been amplified following the fourth World Cup win by the U.S.
United States
31 Jul 2019
Pre-Answer Security And Preclusion Based On Arbitral Decision — Who Decides?
In reinsurance disputes where one party is insolvent or has financial difficulties, the other side often demands security.
United States
24 Jul 2019
Caster Semenya & ASA vs The IAAF – What It Means For Women And Sport
On 1 May 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ("CAS") delivered its ruling in the requests for arbitration by Caster Semenya and Athletics South Africa
24 Jul 2019
How Does The Latest US Supreme Court Ruling On Class Arbitration Affect Reinsurance Arbitration?
The US Supreme Court's pronouncements on class arbitration have little to do with reinsurance arbitrations. But, when the Supreme Court speaks on arbitrations and construes
United States
15 May 2019
The Consolidation Circus Continues
In December 2018, we blogged about a new reinsurance arbitration consolidation case
United States
14 May 2019
US Supreme Court Rules That Agreement To Class-Based Arbitration Procedures Must Be Explicit
The Court's ruling in Lamps Plus, Inc., et al. v. Varela is the latest in the Court's ongoing pro-employer, pro-arbitration jurisprudence
10 May 2019
Enforcement Of Arbitration Subpoenas And Summonses
Sometimes it is necessary to obtain evidence from non-parties during a reinsurance arbitration. Yet, the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") ...
United States
15 Feb 2019
Arbitration of Insurance Coverage Disputes
That question was recently answered by a New Jersey federal court.
13 Feb 2019
When Arbitrators Exceed Their Powers
When an arbitration panel issues a final award any challenge to that award faces an uphill battle.
4 Feb 2019
Some Thoughts On Proving An Insurance Contract In Court
Insurance companies often have their backs against the wall in any dispute.
23 Jan 2019
US Supreme Court Unanimously Rules In Favor Of Workers, Holding Trucking Company's Arbitration Agreement Exempt From Federal Arbitration Act
On January 15, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira that a trucking company could not compel its drivers, which it classified as independent contractors
21 Jan 2019
Read Our Top 10 Blog Posts From 2018
Below are the top 10 blog posts from our Insurance & Reinsurance Disputes Blog for 2018.
21 Jan 2019
Unionized Employers: NLRB Removes Key Hurdles For Deferring ULP Charges To Arbitration (US)
The National Labor Relations Board recently issued more good news for unionized employers. In a guidance memorandum last week, the Board's General Counsel ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
New Case On Consolidation In Reinsurance Arbitrations
It's pretty clear in most jurisdictions that the question of whether disputes under multiple reinsurance contracts should be consolidated is a question for the arbitrators and not the court.
United States
11 Dec 2018
December 2018 Reinsurance Newsletter
In this edition of the Squire Patton Boggs Reinsurance Newsletter we cover two Second Circuit cases; one on functus officio and the other on a post-Global v. Century decision
United States
6 Dec 2018
Second Circuit Affirms Exception To Functus Officio Rule In Arbitration
In 2017, we discussed a reinsurance case where the district court articulated an exception to the functus officio rule that allows for clarification of an arbitral award.
30 Nov 2018
More "NetCourts" Opening In China
In September 2018, Beijing inaugurated China's second internet court, or "NetCourt," just one year after China's first NetCourt opened in the city of Hangzhou.
20 Nov 2018
Brussel's Court Of Appeal Challenges CAS Jurisdiction Clause In FIFA Statutes
In recent weeks, the media has reacted rather dramatically to the decision handed down by the Brussel's Court of Appeal on 28 August 2018, in a case brought by Belgian football club RFC Seraing (Seraing).
30 Oct 2018
Vacating An Arbitration Award For Evident Partiality Just Got Harder
Vacating an arbitration award has always been tough. The Federal Arbitration Act only has limited bases to seek vacatur. One of those bases is when there is "evident partiality" by the arbitrator.
30 Oct 2018
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