Insurers Step Up Fight Against Jurisdiction In Airbus Row

Law360, London (April 16, 2019, 9:00 PM BST) -- Three insurers urged the Court of Appeal on Tuesday to overturn a lower court judgment that found a separate claim they filed against Airbus in Italy can only be heard in London, arguing that the suit is not in breach of any underlying agreement between the parties as alleged by the manufacturing company.

Angus Rodger of Steptoe & Johnson UK LLP, representing Generali Italia SpA, Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE, said High Court Judge Clare Moulder was wrong when she ruled in October that a claim the insurers filed in Italy against Airbus falls within...

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