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Duties of Reinsurers – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 74
Posted on 1 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Daniel W. Gerber, Jeffrey L. Kingsley, and Clayton D. Waterman Chapter 74 provides a comprehensive analysis of the duties, obligations and limits of reinsurers in reinsurance transactions. Section 74.01 begins by examining the duty of utmost... Read More

Duties of the Cedent – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 73
Posted on 9 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Robert Tomilson, Benjamin Blume, and Daisy Khambatta, Members, Cozen O'Connor It might be said that while a reinsurer has only one duty, to pay covered claims, a cedent's duties are manifold. The cedent, usually without the consent or participation... Read More

The Reinsurance Contract – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 72
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Keith A. Dotseth, Michael J. Steinlage, David C. Linder and Melissa M. Weldon, Partners, Larson • King, LLP Chapter 72 discusses basic principles related to the formation and terms of reinsurance contracts. The chapter begins by considering... Read More

Top Case of the Week: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Reinsurer
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Dan Gerber

Arrowood Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Westport Ins. Corp., (2d Cir. (Conn.) October 8, 2010) Plaintiff’s predecessor, Royal Surplus Lines Insurance Company (“Royal Surplus”) entered into an agreement pursuant to which it assumed the liabilities... Read More

Duties of the Cedent – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 73
Posted on 9 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Robert Tomilson, Benjamin Blume, and Daisy Khambatta, Members, Cozen O'Connor It might be said that while a reinsurer has only one duty, to pay covered claims, a cedent's duties are manifold. The cedent, usually without the consent or... Read More

The Reinsurance Contract – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 72
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Keith A. Dotseth, Michael J. Steinlage, David C. Linder and Melissa M. Weldon, Partners, Larson • King, LLP Chapter 72 discusses basic principles related to the formation and terms of reinsurance contracts. The chapter begins by considering... Read More

Top Case of the Week: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Reinsurer
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Dan Gerber

Arrowood Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Westport Ins. Corp., (2d Cir. (Conn.) October 8, 2010) Plaintiff’s predecessor, Royal Surplus Lines Insurance Company (“Royal Surplus”) entered into an agreement pursuant to which it assumed the... Read More