E&Y Arbitration Bid Denied In Insurance Agency Suit

Law360, New York (June 17, 2010, 7:56 PM EDT) -- An Ohio appeals court has affirmed a trial court's refusal to compel arbitration in a lawsuit the state's insurance regulator brought alleging Ernst & Young LLP failed to properly audit the defunct American Chambers Life Insurance Co.'s books.

The Court of Appeals of Ohio concluded Tuesday that Ernst & Young's claimed "right to arbitration" was not preserved by a tolling agreement it entered into with Ohio Department of Insurance Superintendent Mary Jo Hudson as the agency was liquidating the insolvent life and health insurer in May...
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