A Threat To Cedent/Reinsurer Communications

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 2:37 PM EDT) -- A recent United States District Court for the District of Oregon decision, which is currently under consideration for a writ of mandamus by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, could have significant implications for the flow of information between ceding companies and reinsurers.

If the Ninth Circuit does not issue a writ of mandamus in The Regence Group, et al. v. TIG Specialty Insurance Company, Case No. 07-1337-HA (the Regence Litigation), ceding companies may be faced with a difficult choice of either risking a privilege waiver...
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