Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC v. Durham Auctions Inc., No. 08-60898 - Contract Law - U.S. Fifth Circuit
U.S. Fifth Circuit - The FindLaw 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion Summaries Blog

Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC v. Durham Auctions Inc., No. 08-60898

In an action to declare void a policy of marine insurance, the court of appeals answered a certified question in favor of plaintiff where, under federal maritime choice of law rules, contractual choice of law provisions were generally recognized as valid and enforceable, and the parties chose New York law in the policy.

Read Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC v. Durham Auctions Inc., No. 08-60898

Appellate Information

Filed October 9, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Garwood