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1st Edition

Marine Insurance Fraud

ISBN 9780415842426
Published October 6, 2014 by Informa Law from Routledge
378 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent legal analysis of the impact of fraud on the position of various parties to a marine insurance contract, as well as the cover provided by standard marine policies. The issues under discussion in this invaluable guide are also equally relevant in the context of non-marine insurance contracts. 

Helpfully divided into two parts; the first part deals with the impact of fraud committed by parties to an insurance contract i.e. the assured, brokers and insurers.The second part analyses the extent to which standard marine policies cover the fraudulent and dishonest activity of third parties to an insurance contract.

This book will be of huge practical assistant to practitioners specialising in marine insurance as well as insurance generally, and to professionals, academics and post-graduate students.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Chapter 1. General Overview of Fraud in Marine Insurance Chapter 2. Fraud Committed by the Assured at the Outset Chapter 3. Fraud Committed by the Assured at the Post-Contractual Stage Chapter 4. Fraud Committed by the Insurer Chapter 5. Fraud Committed by Independent Agents of the Parties Chapter 6. Potential Impact of Law Reform Part 2 Chapter 7. Impact of Fraud and Other Dishonest Activity on Insurance Coverage

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Professor Baris Soyer is a Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law, Head of the Postgraduate Legal Studies Department and the Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University School of Law.