Law Of Marine Insurance

Hardcover | June 27, 2006

byHoward Bennett

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The law of marine insurance constitutes a major branch of the law of international trade and shipping law which is of considerable international importance. This new edition gives a clear, updated account of English marine insurance law, combining detailed analysis of modern statute and caselaw with a clear comprehension of practice and commerce in the shipping world. The discussion embraces not only the constantly evolving case law, but also standard forms and clauses (including the 2003 International Hull Clauses), and the rules of mutual insurance associations. Coverage includes all relevant areas of general insurance contract law as well as all issues ofspecifically marine insurance law. The entire text of the second edition has been considered afresh and includes significant new or additional material in particular relating to: historical background, insurable interest, policy formation, the doctrine of utmost good faith, premiums, policy interpretation, excluded losses, thirdparty rights, losses, claims, aversion and minimisation of loss, insurers' contribution rights, and composite policies. Presenting a revised structure with the practitioner in mind, this new edition includes a new chapter on interpretation and rectification of insurance contracts.

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The law of marine insurance constitutes a major branch of the law of international trade and shipping law which is of considerable international importance. This new edition gives a clear, updated account of English marine insurance law, combining detailed analysis of modern statute and caselaw with a clear comprehension of practice an...

One of the very few academics specialising in shipping law. Howard Bennett (Hind Professor of Commercial Law at University of Nottingham) teaches on law of contract, principles of commercial law, law of marine insurance, maritime law, law of international trade finance, law of international carriage of goods by sea and his research in...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1080 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.43 inPublished:June 27, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199273596

ISBN - 13:9780199273591

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Law of Marine Insurance2. Formation of Marine Insurance Contracts3. Insurable Interest, Illegality and Public Policy4. The Doctrine of Utmost Good Faith5. Marine Insurance Brokers6. Premiums7. An Introduction to Modern Marine Cover8. Interpretation and Rectification of Insurance Contracts9. Principles of Causation10. Marine Risks11. The Inchmaree Clause12. Collision and Contact Losses13. War Risks14. Strikes Risks15. Excluded Losses16. Cover Provided by Mutual Insurance Associations17. Duration of Cover18. Attachment and Alteration of Risk19. Sub-standard Shipping20. Rights of Third Parties21. Losses22. Claims and Claims Handling23. Measures of Indemnity24. Averting and Minimising Loss25. Subrogation26. Double Insurance and Contribution

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`**Review of previous edition**...All this material is attractively and clearly presented...There are interesting historical accounts... The citation of relevant authorities is impressive, and little of relevance is omitted...The value of the book transcends its coverage of these specifically"marine topics"...There is an impressive citation and analysis of both marine and non-marine decisions... succeed in drawing together and analysing a wealth of authority which extends well beyond marine insurance...Complex areas of the law such as causation of loss and insurable interest in propertyare skilfully analysed in a readily comprehensible way...The author has succeeded in producing a book not only for the benefit of the less experienced reader for whom it is primarily intended, but also one which reader familiar with the filed can read with profit. Multum in parvo, in fact.'P. N. Leigh-Jones QC, The Law Quarterly Review