STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
R&Q Says $1.5 Million Reinsurance Dispute Has No Connection to California
August 2, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — R&Q Reinsurance Corp. is urging a California federal judge to dismiss a $1.5 million reinsurance action for lack of jurisdiction, arguing in a reply brief that it does not have “continuous and systematic contacts” with California and that the case clearly has more ties with Pennsylvania.
In a July 28 reply filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, R&Q argued that for an exercise of specific jurisdiction to satisfy due process, the non-resident corporate defendant must have constitutionally sufficient “minimum contacts” with the forum, and the claim sued on must arise from ...
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