'Protecting Reinsurer Arbitration Rights in Insurer Insolvencies: In Rem v. In Personam Jurisdiction,' by Robert M. Hall

[Editor's note: Robert M. Hall is a former senior vice president and general counsel of a major reinsurer, a former partner of a leading law firm, an ARIAS-certified arbitrator and umpire, an expert witness and a frequent author whose articles can be found on his website: robertmhalladr.com. Copyright by the author 2022.]

I. Introduction

When insurer insolvencies occur, reinsurance is often the largest asset of the estate, making reinsurance recoverables a top priority for state insurance company receivers. This became a major issue for reinsurers following the 1983-92 time period in which 385i insurers became insolvent, partly as a result …


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