Finley T. Harckham


Articles:

  • Saturday, November 28, 2015
    Insurance policies are complex contracts, often riddled with pitfalls for the policyholder. The pursuit of a claim in the wake of a loss is equally fraught. Yet all too many companies entrust their assets and their very survival to insurance policies that are vetted by neither in-house counsel nor a broker with the mandate or the know-how to ensure the...
  • Friday, May 1, 2015
    Over the last several years, the world’s leading arbitral institutions have adopted new rules, recognizing that the growth in international arbitration has been accompanied by the increasing complexity and sophistication of disputes.  Institutional statistics reveal increases in disputes involving multiple parties, multiple contracts and...
  • Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    The outcome of an arbitration can be determined by choice-of-law provisions and other clauses that dictate who may serve as an arbitrator and how the proceedings must be conducted. This is particularly true in the context of insurance coverage litigation, which often turns upon which state’s substantive law applies and on such state’s...
  • Thursday, April 18, 2013
    Insurance policies are complex contracts, and pursuit of an insurance claim is often a high-stakes, conflict-ridden endeavor. Yet all too many companies entrust their assets and their very survival to insurance policies that are never seen by their attorneys, and pursue claims without the benefit of counsel's evaluation of the company's...