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The Year in Review: A Discussion of Significant Cases Arbitrators Need to Know

Webinar Information

Title: The Year in Review: A Discussion of Significant Cases Arbitrators Need to Know
Location: On Demand Webinar
Continuing education: 1.5 NYCLE, Approved for initial certification and recertification
Webinar Panel: Amy S. Kline, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP; Robert W. DiUbaldo, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt LLP
(Learn more about the panel below.)

Course Description

The ARIAS•U.S. Law Committee will be hosting a webinar focused on significant reinsurance decisions from this past year. The presenters will address how courts have recently addressed issues that frequently arise in the reinsurance dispute context, such as the authority of arbitrators (functus officio, consolidation), evident partiality, follow the fortunes/settlements, contractual privity/direct actions and late notice.  This webinar is a must attend for arbitrators, company representatives and outside counsel that want to be up to date on developments in reinsurance and arbitration case law.

Learning Objectives:

  •  Opportunities for arbitrators, company representatives and/or outside counsel to become educated on recent case law developments relevant to the reinsurance and arbitration community;
  • Opportunities for arbitrators, company representatives and/or outside counsel to gain insight on developments in relevant and topical subject matter

Registration Information

Members Non-Members
$180 $180

Registration: Register today! Please contact the ARIAS team at info@arias-us.org or call 703-574-4087, for last minute registrations.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: The cutoff date for a full refund of the webinar registration is Monday, February 18th.   Failure to cancel by this date will result in forfeiture of the entire registration fee.

Questions? For questions about this seminar, please contact info@arias-us.org or call 703-574-4087.


Meet the Panel

Amy S Kline
Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Amy S. Kline is a Partner in Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP’s Insurance Practice Group, a Vice Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department and Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice Group. She has extensive trial and appellate experience in federal and state courts, as well as before private arbitration panels.  Amy focuses her practice on representing insurance and reinsurance companies in complex civil litigation matters on issues such as follow the fortunes, the duty of utmost good faith, underwriting, claims handling, insolvency, cut-throughs, MGAs and MGUs.  Amy also represents and defends clients facing large-scale investigations.  Amy is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Villanova University School of Law.  Prior to joining Saul Ewing, Amy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Morton I. Greenberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Honorable James McGirr Kelly of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Robert W. DiUbaldo
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt LLP

Rob DiUbaldo is a Shareholder in the New York and New Jersey offices of Carlton Fields.  He is Co-Chair of the firm’s P&C insurance group, leads the casualty insurance practice, and is co-leader of the firm’s reinsurance division.  His practices focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on insurance and reinsurance disputes, as well as coverage and regulatory matters.  Rob has handled reinsurance matters involving a broad range of issues in the P&C and life & health sectors, as well as matters involving captives, MGAs, MGUs, brokers, third-party administrators and other types of (re)insurance vehicles.  On the insurance coverage side, he represents insurers in matters involving various business lines, including CGL/GL, D&O/E&O, environmental, marine and energy, as well as matters involving bad faith.  Rob also represents insurers, banks and financial services companies in disputes involving their products or other commercial issues, including class actions.

Continuing Education

ARIAS•U.S. Arbitrator Certification:
This webinar is eligible for 1/3 of a credit toward initial certification or renewal. For certification candidates, attendance at three live webinars will provide one credit toward Option C requirements. For ARIAS·U.S. Certified Arbitrators, attendance at three live webinars will satisfy the seminar attendance requirement for renewal. Click here for more information.

CLE Credit: ARIAS·U.S. is an accredited provider of New York State Continuing Legal Education training – 1.5 CLE credits are available to those who attend this webinar; all credits are for areas of professional practice.


Financial Hardship Policy

Financial Hardship Policy Statement: As required by the New York and Illinois CLE Boards, if a member of the state’s bar would like to attend an ARIAS•U.S. conference, but finds that he or she would incur a financial hardship by doing so, an application for waiver of the attendance fee may be made to the Board of Directors of ARIAS•U.S. Such application would be held in strict confidence.