The Modern Law of Marine Insurance: Volume Four (Maritime and Transport Law Library) (Hardcover)
This latest and fourth volume in the series comprises ten contributions written by an expert team of academics and practitioners and which collectively analyse and expound many of the contemporary legal issues and debates in the law and practice of marine insurance. Some of the contributions touch upon areas of the law which will be amended by the Insurance Act 2015, and provide an insight to the future changes in the law. The topics covered are:
- An assessment of the Marine Insurance Act 1906
Construction of marine policies
Litigating against brokers - the measure of damages
Co-insurance and leading underwriter clauses
Duties of good faith of insurers and reinsurers
Assured right to interest when a policy is avoided
The impact of The Cendor MOPU on the Institute Cargo Clauses
Aspects of Subrogation
Conflict of laws in light of the recast Brussels I Regulation
This book is essential reading for maritime lawyers, brokers and insurance market practitioners, academics, and companies associated with the marine insurance markets worldwide.
About the Author
Professor Rhidian Thomas is an Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law at Swansea University, and is the Founding Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law.