Reinsurer, Reinsured Spar Over Qualification Of Party-Appointed Arbitrator

(December 1, 2015, 1:25 PM EST) -- BOSTON — A reinsurer and its reinsured insurer argued recently in a federal court in Massachusetts over whether the reinsurer’s party-appointed arbitrator should be disqualified because of his employment history (John Hancock Life Insurance Company [U.S.A.] v. Employers Reassurance Corporation, No. 15-cv-13626, D. Mass.).

(John Hancock’s reply filed Nov. 20 available. Document #12-151204-012B.)

John Hancock Life Insurance Co. (U.S.A.) sued Employers Reinsurance Corp. (ERAC) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Oct. 23, 2015, asking for the enforcement of an arbitration agreement....
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