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Most reinsurance contracts have binding arbitration provisions. The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) sets out a national policy in favor of arbitration.
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What happens when, after a reinsurance arbitration over how the ceding company billed the reinsurer is resolved in the reinsurer's favor with a final award confirmed by the court...
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This week, the latest shoe dropped on the Bellefonte saga in New York federal court. Following the New York Court of Appeals' decision in Global Reinsurance Corp. of America v. Century Indemnity Co.
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In the past 10 years or so, several ceding companies began adding run-off reinsurer clauses to their reinsurance contracts to mitigate disputes that might arise
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Complex corporate structures and internal reinsurance relationships can complicate legacy reinsurance relationships.
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Some insurance programs are simple: one primary policy, one excess policy. Easy. Some insurance programs are complex and contain many layers and coverages.
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When a policyholder faces litigation from its insurance company over a claim submitted by the policyholder, ...
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Life insurance policies issued in the past are often transferred in blocks to reinsurers on a 100% indemnity reinsurance basis.
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A federal court must of course have subject matter jurisdiction to entertain an application to confirm or enforce an arbitration award.
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It is pretty well settled under modern arbitration law, including reinsurance arbitrations, that procedural issues like consolidation are questions for the arbitrators and not the courts.
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The federal policy favoring arbitration sometimes bumps up against state-based receivers where the receiver would rather the receivership ...
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In a non-reinsurance case, a surety on a performance bond sued the public transportation authorities that contracted with the contractor principal.
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Reinsurance disputes are rarely tried to a jury. They are typically arbitrated. When they are tried to a jury–just like any jury trial
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Whether a motion to compel arbitration will be granted depends on, among other things, whether the arbitration provision is broad or narrow and whether the dispute falls within the scope...
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In a traditional life insurance and reinsurance relationship, a life insurance company issues a policy to a policyholder and reinsures ...
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In reinsurance arbitrations, once the arbitration panel issues its final award its job is over.
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There are lots of cases discussing the production of reinsurance contracts and reinsurance communications in insurance coverage disputes.
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The September 2019 Reinsurance Newsletter is now available for your reading pleasure. You may access it on the Squire Patton Boggs website or here.
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Reinsurance programs are often complex and the calculation of reinsurance premiums can be confusing. Periodically, a reinsured will review its reinsurance premium transactions
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When you are not a party to a legal proceeding, but nevertheless file a notice of appeal purportedly on behalf of a party after a settlement, the likelihood of a positive outcome is very low.
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