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Marine Insurance Fraud

1st Edition

By Baris Soyer

Informa Law from Routledge

344 pages

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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

About the Author

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.

About the Series

Maritime and Transport Law Library

For academics and practitioners alike, our Maritime and Transport law library offers cutting edge research titles on the whole spectrum of transport law, including shipping, aviation, rail and road. Our authors come from the premier maritime institutions, law firms and chambers across the world and are among the leaders in their fields.

With key texts including the annual conference papers from the prestigious Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, as well as authoritative and comprehensive texts such as David Glass’ Freight Forwarding and Multi-Modal Transport Contracts Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard’s Modern Maritime Law.


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Maritime


Read the interview with author Boris Sayer as he speaks about being awarded the BILA Book Prize, the winning book and his particular interest and dedication to the area of marine insurance law.