Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 2: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 2

1st Edition

Edited by Rhidian Thomas

Informa Law from Routledge

528 pages

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Hardback: 9781843111207
pub: 2002-07-30
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Description

This volume focuses on current issues affecting the market with regard to marine insurance. Written by a team of leading academics and practitioners, it analyzes the contemporary questions and debates in the law arising out of market practice and provides an up-to-date analysis of the law of marine insurance.

Topics covered include:-

  • held covered clauses,
  • incorporation of terms into reinsurance contracts,
  • valued policies,
  • insurable interest,
  • warranties,
  • wilful misconduct,
  • counter-claims by insurers and jurisdiction.

It also provides an comparative analysis of the law and practice in Europe, Australia and the USA. Cumulatively the contributions provide a comprehensive statement of the modern law and practice of marine insurance.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Held Covered Clauses Professor D. Rhidian Thomas Chapter 2. Incorporation of Terms into Reinsurance Contracts -Professor Robert Merkin Chapter 3. Valued Policies Professor Howard Bennett Chapter 4. Insurable Interest Nicholas Legh-Jones QC Chapter 5. Warranties Dr. Barry Soyer Chapter 6. Warranties of Seaworthiness Dr. Susan Hodges Chapter 7. Wilful Misconduct Julian Hill Chapter 8. Counter Claims by Insurers Professor Robert Grimes Chapter 9. Jurisdiction Yvonne Baatz Chapter 10. European Marine Insurance Law Professor Marc A Huybrechts Chapter 11. Australian Marine Insurance Law Dr. Sarah Derrington Chapter 12. USA Marine Insurance Law Professor Michael Sturley

About the Editor

Professor D. Rhidian Thomas is Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law and founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University.

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:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW066000
LAW / Maritime