A Guide to Reinsurance Law

Edited by Robert Merkin

© 2007 – Informa Law from Routledge

496 pages

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Hardback: 9781843116783
pub: 2007-07-20
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About the Book

This practical guide offers a useful introduction to reinsurance, taking you step by step through the associated issues you really need to know about. An introduction is provided, setting the scene for further chapters on key topics such as the formation of agreements, terms, rights and obligations. The book covers the following areas: Nature of Reinsurance, Formation of Reinsurance, Agreements, Utmost Good Faith, Terms of Reinsurance Agreements, Rights and Obligations of the Parties, Follow the Settlements and Follow the Fortunes, Claims, Intermediaries, Jurisdiction and Applicable Law, Arbitration.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Reinsurance 2. Formation of Reinsurance Agreements 3. Utmost Good Faith in Reinsurance Agreements 4. Terms of Reinsurance Agreements 5. Rights and Obligations of the Parties 6. Follow the Settlements and Follow the Fortunes 7. Claims 8. Intermediaries 9. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law 10. Arbitration Bibliography Answers to Test your Understanding Questions

About the Editor

Professor Robert Merkin is professor of Commercial Law at Southampton University. His works have been cited in several High Court decisions in England together with a number of other jurisdictions including the High Court of Australia and the U.S. Supreme Court.

About the Series

Practical Insurance Guides

The practical titles in this series provide insurance professionals and legal practitioners with a range of manuals for day-to-day use on key aspects of the insurance industry including insurance, reinsurance and insurance fraud. Our authors have extensive experience in the sector, and are considered experts in the field.

Our guides contain useful case studies and applied examples, and are intended to assist industry professionals as well as students and practitioners of insurance law.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW049000
LAW / Insurance