Insurer Says Party-Appointed Arbitrators Are Not Supposed To Be Neutral

Mealey's (May 20, 2016, 11:37 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — An insurer brought up in a federal court in New York on May 17 the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ recent decision in the NFL “Deflategate” case, claiming that party-appointed arbitrators are not meant to be neutral but only disinterested (Certain Underwriting Members at Lloyd’s, London Subscribing to Treaty No. 0272/04 v. Insurance Company of the Americas, No. 16-cv-00374, S.D. N.Y.).

(Letter brief available. Document #12-160603-001B.)

Certain Underwriting Members at Lloyd’s, London Subscribing to Treaty No. 0272/04 (the third-layer underwriters) on Jan....
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