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1st Edition

Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 2

Edited By

Rhidian Thomas

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ISBN 9781843111207
Published July 30, 2002 by Informa Law from Routledge
528 Pages

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Book 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

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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.