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.
Filed October 9, 2009
Opinion by Judge Garwood