Discussing a recent 1st Circuit decision allowing a multi-party arbitration to proceed because of contract language that was open to interpretation and contested by the parties, Mike Mullins and Ashley Harrison note that defining the scope of arbitration at the contract stage is crucial. In their Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association newsletter article, "First Circuit Highlights The Importance of Carefully Crafted Arbitration Clauses," they note that, "If the reinsurance contract's broad grant of authority is unaccompanied by additional language addressing the breadth of the proceeding, parties could find themselves litigating a procedural sideshow rather than the merits of their case."
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Day Pitney partner Chase Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, co-authored an article, "Giving Up on Impartiality: The Threat of Public Capitulation to Contemporary Attacks on Rule of the Law," published by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) as part of its series entitled "Are We at a Boiling Point?"
Bill Goddard will be speaking on a panel, "Future of Insurance and Innovation," at InsuranceConnect 2019, a conference being held at VisionLoft Insurance Services in Indianapolis, IN.
Bill Goddard will be having a one-on-one dialogue with New York Department of Financial Services Special Deputy Superintendent and head of the New York Liquidation Bureau, David Axinn, about current insurance receivership issues in New York and elsewhere at the International Association of Insurance Receivers (IAIR) and Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) Joint Issues Forum in New York, NY on Saturday, August 3.
Bill Goddard will be speaking on "Restructuring Mechanisms" at the Eighth Annual Symposium on Insurance Regulation, presented by the Financial Examiners Educational Foundation (FEEF) and held in New York, NY on Friday August 2.
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Dan FitzMaurice co-authored a roundtable symposium article, "Establishing and Maintaining an Arbitration Practice," published in the 3rd Quarter 2019 issue of ARIAS•U.S. Quarterly.
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Day Pitney LLP's representation of HDI Global Insurance Co. (HDI) was noted in an article, "1st Circ. Brushes Off Dental Co.'s Insurance Claim For TM Suit," published by Law360.
David Doot, Steven Cash and James Blackburn, IV authored an article, "Risk and Opportunity with the Industrial Internet of Things," which was published in the July-August 2019 issue of The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law.
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