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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 631.206
631.206 Arbitration.If an insurer in receivership has entered into an agreement containing an arbitration provision for resolution of disputes, that provision is void and shall be replaced by operation of law with the following provision:

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, or the breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration pursuant to the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration Rules and chapter 682, Florida Statutes, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrators shall be entered by the receivership court. Venue shall be in Leon County, Florida. Disputes shall be submitted to a panel of three arbitrators, one to be chosen by each party and the third by the two so chosen. Arbitrators shall be selected from a list of potential qualified arbitrators with 10 years’ experience involving the insurance industry. If the parties do not agree upon the qualifications of a mediator, each party shall select its mediator from a list of potential mediators approved by the receivership court.

History.s. 33, ch. 2004-374.