Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitrator and Umpire Ronald S. Gass
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Gass, Ronald S., Is an Arbitrator “Corrupt” or Guilty of “Misconduct” for Failing to Disclose a Serious Illness Warranting Vacatur of an Award, 21 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 27 (3rd Quarter 2014).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Pre-Award Injunction for Alleged Umpire Bias Due to Nominating Party’s Inadvertent Disclosure Denied by Massachusetts Federal Court, 21 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 14 (1st Quarter 2014).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner:  New York Court Decides Whether Party-Arbitrators Must First Disagree Before Appointing the Umpire, 20 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 29 (3rd Quarter 2013).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner:  Federal Court Denies Second Bite at the Evidentiary Apple, 20 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 27 (1st Quarter 2013).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: “Manifest Disregard” Not Quite Dead Yet, 19 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 29 (3rd Quarter 2012).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Federal Court Reluctantly Permits Replacement of Arbitrator by Appointing Party Who Solicited His Resignation Prior to Umpire Selection, 19 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 22 (1st Quarter 2012).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Federal Court Decides Arbitrator Disqualification Issue Despite Agreement to Refer Selection Disputes to State Court, 18 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 20 (3rd Quarter 2011).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Panel Limits on Depositions and Hearing Testimony Did Not Amount to Arbitral Misconduct, 18 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 25 (1st Quarter 2011).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: When Arbitrators Resign: Second Circuit Affirms New Rule that a Substitute Arbitrator Should be Appointed Instead of Starting Arbitration Anew, 17 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 25 (3rd Quarter 2010).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Federal Court Denies Pre-Award Arbitrator Disqualification for Alleged Anticipatory Breach of Confidentiality Agreement, 17 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 25 (1st Quarter 2010).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Federal Court Rules that Party-Arbitrator's Resignation Due to Illness and Subsequent Recovery Does Not Require Arbitration to Start Anew, 16 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 26 (3rd Quarter 2009).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Second Circuit Rules that FAA Does Not Authorize Arbitrators to Issue Third-Party Pre-Hearing Document Subpoenas, 15 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 44 (4th Quarter 2008).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Pre-Hearing Voluntary Withdrawal of Party-Arbitrator at Appointing Party’s Request and Substitute Appointment Upheld by Federal Court, 15 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 33 (3rd Quarter 2008).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: The Functus Officio Doctrine and the Finality (or not) of Partial “Final” Awards, 15 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 32 (1st Quarter 2008).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: New York Appellate Division Rejects Cedent’s Post-Settlement Reinsurance Allocations as Unreasonable, 14 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 32 (3rd Quarter 2007).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: En Banc Fifth Circuit Denies Vacatur for Alleged “Evident Partiality” Due to Arbitrator Nondisclosure of Past Relationship with Counsel, 14 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 20 (1st Quarter 2007).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Federal Court Breaks Umpire Selection Deadlock, 13 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 34 (4th Quarter 2006).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Enforcing Discovery Orders - First Circuit Upholds Panel’s “Negative Inference” Sanction, 13 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 24 (1st Quarter 2006).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: When Declaratory “Final Awards” Clash with the Functus Officio Doctrine, 12 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 30 (4th Quarter 2005).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Arbitration Clause Does Not Require “All-American” Umpire Slates, 12 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 30 (3rd Quarter 2005).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Sealing Confidential Arbitration Documents – Federal Court Takes a Cautious Approach, 12 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 38 (1st Quarter 2005).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: When an Arbitrator Dies: Federal Court Rules That the Arbitration Must “Begin Fresh”, 11 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 30 (4th Quarter 2004).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Consolidation of Related Reinsurance Disputes: Who Decides - Arbitrators or The Courts?, 11 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 43 (3rd Quarter 2004).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Second Circuit Rules that Reinsurer Must Follow Cedent's Post-Settlement Allocation, 11 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 31 (2nd Quarter 2004).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Federal Courts Decline Two Remand Requests, 11 ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 34 (1st Quarter 2004).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Facultative Reinsurer Not Bound to Follow Cedent’s $257 Million Non-Products Asbestos Single Occurrence Settlement Allocation, ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 28 (4th Quarter 2003).

Gass, Ronald S., Reflections on Disclosure and Party-Arbitrator and Umpire Selection: “Always Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide” in Reinsurance Law & Practice 2003: New Legal and Business Developments in a Changing Global Environment (Practising Law Inst. 2003).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Panel Exceeded Powers by Imposing $10,000/Day Sanction for Party’s Noncompliance with Interim Security Order, ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 28 (3rd Quarter 2003).

Gass, Ronald S., The New Reinsurance Market: Pricing Continues to Harden after a Dreadful Year, 5 TortSource 3 (Spring 2003).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Multi-Year Fac Certs’ Liability Limits Trump “Follow Form” Clause - Annualization Denied Despite Cedent's Conflicting Settlement Allocation, ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 32 (2nd Quarter 2003).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: Panel’s Monetary Award Upheld as Not “Indefinite” or the Product of a "Rough Justice" Compromise, ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 26 (1st Quarter 2003).

Gass, Ronald S., Case Notes Corner: 7th Circuit Reverses Vacation of Award for “Evident Partiality”: Arbitrator's Failure to Disclose, ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly 32 (4th Quarter 2002).

Editor, In Brief (NAC Reinsurance Corp. [now XL Re] monthly client reinsurance publication), 1994 to 2001.

Gass, Ronald S., A Test of Seaworthiness, Best’s Review 119 (Jan. 2000).

Gass, Ronald S., Resolving Y2K Disputes, Best’s Review (P/C ed.) 59 (Apr. 1999).

Gass, Ronald S., Come the Year 2000, Will Data Become Tangible Property?, BestWeek (P/C ed.) 24 (May 11, 1998).

Gass, Ronald S., Full disclosure!, Global Reinsurance 75 (Mar.-May 1998).

Bannerman, Martha G. & Gass, Ronald S., Payments Now, Claims Later, Best’s Review (P/C ed.) 44 (Aug. 1997).

Gass, Ronald S., Copyright Infringement in Cyberspace, NAC Re Liability Bulletin (July 1996).

Gass, Ronald S. & Zionkowski-Rushbrook, Sandra C., On-Line Defamation Is New Cybertort Issue, Best’s Review (P/C ed.) 60 (Mar. 1996).

Gass, Ronald S. & Hauck, Cathy, Lead-Based Paint Law Changes Liability Color, Best’s Review (P/C ed.) 42 (July 1995).

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