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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Riley on Business Interruption Insurance 10th ed isbn 9780414055520

Riley on Business Interruption Insurance 9th ed

ISBN13: 9780421925809
New Edition ISBN: 9780414055520
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421641606
Published: January 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This book provides an international guide to business interruption insurance, containing detailed comparison of UK and US practice and procedure. It focuses on the wordings of policies in both the UK and US, but also offers coverage of activities and philosophies in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australasia.

This new edition covers all the changes that have occurred since the publication of the 8th edition in 1999, including the increased emphasis on policy wordings, increased importance of risk analysis, and changes to the risk landscape.

It looks at several types of cover, and provides detailed guidance on charges in company accounts, perils and contingencies including fire, labour disturbances, strikes, and riots. It looks at the principles, conditions, and available scope of modern consequential loss policies, including the pitfalls, and includes key recent case law.

  • Authoritative - widely regarded as the foremost text on the subject.
  • Comprehensive - examines business interruption and consequential loss insurance and claims
  • Practical approach - readable and reliable
  • International approach - focuses on the UK and US, but also deals with Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australasia

Insurance Law
Chapter 1: Measurement of Loss of Future Earnings – The Basis of Business Interruption Insurance
Chapter 2: The Framework of the Cover – Policy Forms Used in the United Kingdom & United States
Chapter 3: Operation of the Cover – United Kingdom and United States
Chapter 4: Overview – United States
Chapter 5: Risk Management & Self Insurance
Chapter 6: Perils (United Kingdom) & Causes of Loss (United States)
Chapter 7: Gross Profit, Gross Earnings or Increase in Cost of Working: Specifications and Definitions – United Kingdom
Chapter 8: The Maximum Indemnity Period
Chapter 9: Calculating the Amount to be Insured – United Kingdom & United States
Chapter 10: Additional Clauses and Items
Chapter 11: Contingent Business Interruption
Chapter 12: Special Forms of Insurance - Separate Items or Policies
Chapter 13: Worldwide Practices and Procedures
Chapter 14: Establishing the Basis of Cover Required – United States
Chapter 15: Claims – The Process
Chapter 16: Claim Calculation
Chapter 17: Claim Settlements – Other Considerations
Chapter 18: Claims – United States.