Insurer Says Arbitration Umpire Is Evidently Partial To Reinsurer

(October 20, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A foreign insurer in a federal court in New York on Sept. 14 said certain reinsurance arbitration awards should be vacated because the arbitration’s umpire was allegedly evidently partial to the reinsurer (National Indemnity Company v. IRB Brasil Resseguros S.A., No. 15-cv-03975, S.D. N.Y.).

(IRB’s reply in further support of its motion to vacate arbitration awards available. Document #12-150918-016B.)

National Indemnity Co. (NICO) sued IRB Brasil Resseguros S.A., a Brazilian insurer, in a number of suits filed between February and May 2015 in...
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