Chubb Urges NY Judge To Keep $165M Ghana U. Award Suit

By Craig Clough (October 13, 2021, 10:40 PM EDT) -- Chubb Ltd. has urged a New York federal judge to keep its $165 million award confirmation suit against the University of Ghana for allegedly failing to construct and maintain rent-generating buildings on its campus, saying the university already consented to the court having subject-matter jurisdiction in an arbitration agreement.

In a letter to U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald Tuesday, Chubb said it was responding to the university's letter requesting a pre-motion conference on its anticipated motion to dismiss or stay Chubb's petition.

The university's Oct. 6 letter previewed some of its arguments, including that the court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction because...

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