Reinsurer: Arbitrator Qualifications Should Be Governed By Agreement’s Clause

(January 15, 2016, 7:23 AM EST) -- NEW YORK — A foreign reinsurer arguing in favor of arbitration of a dispute in New York told a federal court in New York on Jan. 5 that arbitrator qualifications should be governed by a clause in the parties’ reinsurance agreement and not in a clause related to arbitrations held in the United Kingdom and Bermuda (Infrassure, Ltd. v. First Mutual Transportation Assurance Company, Inc., No. 15-cv-8230, S.D. N.Y.).

(Sur-reply available. Document #12-160122-002B.)

The Swiss reinsurance company Infrassure Ltd. sued First Mutual Transportation Assurance Co. Inc....
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