Insurer Seeks High Court Word On Arbitration Fight

Law360, New York (April 13, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Trustmark Insurance Co. last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether a party can be compelled to arbitrate a breach of contract claim absent a prior arbitration agreement, in relation to its long-running dispute with John Hancock Life Insurance Co.

On April 6, on April 66, 6, Trustmark petitioned the high court to reverse an appeals court decision ordering the companies to continue arbitration of a reinsurance fight, arguing the parties were only bound to arbitration if they had agreed under contract to do...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.