Texas Court Weighs Reach Over Mexican Insurer, Broker

Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 10:09 PM EDT) -- A Dallas appellate panel on Wednesday questioned whether a Mexican candy manufacturing company with headquarters in Texas can use Texas courts to fight an insurer and an insurance broker it claims misrepresented a commercial liability policy for its plants in Mexico and Texas.

In two cases, both argued before the Fifth Court of Appeals Wednesday, Elamex SA de CV contends Texas has jurisdiction over Mexican insurer Seguros Afirme SA de CV and Mexican insurance broker Cooper Gay Martinez del Rio & Asociados Intermediarios de Reaseguro SA de CV in...
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