Insurer To Take UMG Contract Case To High Court

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 4:31 PM EDT) -- American Home Assurance Co. has been given the green light to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the scope of a mandatory arbitration provision in a breach of contract case brought against the insurer by Vivendi SA subsidiary UMG Recordings Inc.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday agreed to stay its May 13 mandate rejecting American Home's appeal pending its filing for a petition of certiorari with the Supreme Court. The order followed a June 29 memorandum denying American Home's...
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