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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Colinvaux's Law of Insurance 9th ed isbn 9780414042339

Colinvaux's Law of Insurance 8th ed with 2nd Supplement

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ISBN13: 9781847034830
New Edition ISBN: 9780414042339
Published: October 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Out of print

Colinvaux presents a thorough but concisely written analysis of all areas of insurance law. Beginning with the contract and insurance policies, it goes on to consider the parties involved, before examining individually marine, life, accident, liability and motor vehicle insurance.

It provides a much needed update to insurance law literature at a time of far-reaching litigation and statutory developments. The Statements of Insurance Practice have recently been scrapped, motor insurance law has been entirely revised and new standard marine insurance clauses have been created, while in 2005 the regulatory regime changed fundamentally with the Financial Services Authority taking on regulation of insurance companies and intermediaries.

  • The 2nd cumulative Supplement was published in October 2009
  • The 1st Supplement was published in November 2008
  • The Main Work was published in November 2006
  • Gives a detailed account of all the essential components of insurance law
  • Renowned for a crisp, analytical style that succinctly explains complex topics
  • Covers the host of recent developments that have transformed the law in this area
  • Deals with the new regulatory regime under the Financial Services Authority
  • Incorporates recent case law that has re-examined many long established principles
  • Features in this edition enhanced practical discussion of topics such as misrepresentation and non-disclosure, mistake, subrogation, and waiver/estoppel
New developments covered in the 2nd Supplement:-
  • Looks at the developing law on the relationship between Crown copyright and freedom of information
  • Discusses the UK IPO consultations resulting from the Gowers review, including the proposed changes to copyright exceptions and the Music Licensing Review
  • UK IPO proposal to further postpone application of resale right to sales of deceased artists
  • Analyses new initiatives from EC Commission on copyright, including the new round of consultations on private copying, the proposal to prolong term of protection of performers and producers of sound recordings to 95 years from publication and the Green Paper on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy
  • Provides a complete update on EC copyright legislation and case law of the ECJ on the application of the EC Directives, including pending cases referred to the ECJ for preliminary rulings

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