Reinsurer Says Party- Appointed Arbitrator Never Worked For Reinsured

(November 16, 2015, 12:58 PM EST) -- BOSTON — A reinsurer told a federal court in Massachusetts on Nov. 13 that its party-appointed arbitrator was never an employee of its reinsured and is qualified to arbitrate the parties’ dispute (John Hancock Life Insurance Company [U.S.A.] v. Employers Reassurance Corporation, No. 15-cv-13626, D. Mass.).

(Employers’ response to petition available. Document #12-151204-001B.)

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