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SPHERE DRAKE INS. LTD. v. ALL AM. LIFE INS. CO., 02-2458

A district court erroneously set aside an arbitration award on the grounds that a party-appointed arbitrator on a tripartite panel (as opposed to a neutral) displayed "evident partiality," based on an alleged failure to make a full disclosure of connection to a party.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/09/2002
  • Published 10/09/2002

Judges

  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, KANNE, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • James I. Rubin (argued), Butler, Rubin, Saltarelli & Boyd, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Andrew S. Amer (argued), Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, for Defendant-Appellee.