Following on from the success of the first volume published in 1996, The Modern Law of Marine Insurance Volume 2 again focuses on current issues affecting the market. 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 a thoroughly modern and 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
- willful misconduct
- counter claims by insurers
It also provides an invaluable comparative analysis of the law and practice in Europe, Australia and the US. Cumulatively the contributions provide a comprehensive statement of the modern law and practice of marine insurance.
Key Selling Points
- A truly up-to-date, contemporary analysis of current issues affecting marine insurance law
- Written by a team of leading specialists from both the academic world and professional practice, ensuring that the information provided is both authoritative and practical
- Provides in-depth analysis of key topics only touched upon in textbooks
Legal Practitioners, Ship Owners and Operators, Underwriters and Brokers, Marine Law Students and Academics.
- Preface: Mr. Justice Thomas; Introduction: Lord Mustill
- Chapter 1: Held Covered Clauses—Prof D. Rhidian Thomas, University of Wales, Swansea
- Chapter 2: Incorporation of Terms into Reinsurance Contracts—Prof Robert Merkin, University of Southampton
- Chapter 3: Valued Policies—Prof Howard Bennett, Nottingham University
- Chapter 4: Insurable Interest—Nicholas Legh-Jones QC
- Chapter 5: Warranties—Dr. Barry Soyer, University of Wales, Swansea
- Chapter 6: Warranties of Seaworthiness—Dr. Susan Hodges, University of Wales, Cardiff
- Chapter 7: Wilful Misconduct—Julian Hill, Former Partner in Ince and Co.
- Chapter 8: Counter Claims by Insurers—Prof Robert Grimes, University of Southampton
- Chapter 9: Jurisdiction—Yvonne Baatz, University of Southampton
- Chapter 10: European Marine Insurance Law—Prof Marc A Huybrechts, Universities of Louvain and Antwerp
- Chapter 11: Australian Marine Insurance Law—Dr. Sarah Derrington, University of Queensland
- Chapter 12: USA Marine Insurance Law—Prof Michael Sturley, University of Texas of Austin