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The Modern Law of Marine Insurance

Volume 3, 1st Edition

Edited by Rhidian Thomas

Informa Law from Routledge

496 pages

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Hardback: 9781843118121
pub: 2009-11-01
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Written by a team of leading academics and practitioners, this volume analyses the contemporary legal questions and debates arising out of market practice, and provides a thoroughly modern and up-to date analysis of marine insurance law. Topics covered include: held covered clauses, incorporation of terms into reinsurance contracts, valued policies, insurable interest, warranties and wilful misconduct. It also provides an invaluable 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. Drawing Lines- In The Sand? Professor Malcolm A. Clarke Chapter 2. The Concept and Measure of Indemnity in Marine Policies Professor D. Rhidian Thomas Chapter 3. The Doctrine of the Undisclosed Principal and Contracts of Insurance Professor Howard Bennett Chapter 4. Fraud and Insurance Agents: The Law after Moore Stephens Professor Robert Merkin Chapter 5. Warranties and Utmost Good Faith in US Marine Insurance Contracts Chapter 6. Insuring Cargoes in the New Millennium: The Institute Cargo Clauses 2009 John Dunt and William Melbourne Chapter 7. Coverage Against Unlawful Acts in Contemporary Marine Policies Professor Baris Soyer Chapter 8. Challenges in Modern Marine Insurance of Shipowners' Interests: Piracy and Terrorism Professor Trine-Lise Wilhelmsen Chapter 9. Can a Marine Insurer be Liable for Loss Consequential Upon The Late Payment of Indemnity? David Foxton QC Chapter 10. Recent Developments in Party Choice of the Applicable Law and Jurisdiction in Marine Insurance and Reinsurance Contracts Professor Yvonne Baatz

About the Editor

Professor D.Rhidian Thomas is a Professor of Maritime Law at Swansea University, and is the Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade 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