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The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda 4th ed isbn 9780414052024

The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781847035554
New Edition ISBN: 9780414052024
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421961708
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda offers a comprehensive guide to the law and practice of this complex area of law. A definitive reference source for practitioners, it:-

  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of the law and practice of reinsurance
  • Outlines the nature and purpose of reinsurance
  • Provides an introduction to the Lloyd's and London market and the Bermuda market
  • Looks at the formation of the reinsurance contract
  • Considers the relationship between the reinsurance contract and original insurance contract
  • Discusses the interpretation of clauses in reinsurance contracts
  • Considers the grounds on which a reinsurer might deny liability
  • Examines the different types of reinsurance contracts, including marine reinsurance contracts, proportional reinsurance contracts and non-proportional reinsurance contracts
  • Examines other ways of providing protection including financial reinsurance and alternative risk transfer
  • Investigates the legal nature and duties of an intermediary
  • Discusses the problems that can arise as a result of conflict of laws issues
  • Covers procedural issues in reinsurance litigation and arbitration
  • Looks at the regulation of reinsurance
  • Includes coverage of the prospect of insolvency and reinsurance liquidations

Insurance Law
Part I The Nature of Reinsurance Transactions
Nature, Terminology and Definition of Reinsurance
Introduction to the Reinsurance Market
Part II General Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law
Formation of the Reinsurance Contract
The Relationship between the Reinsurance Contract and Original Insurance Contracts
The Reinsurer's Obligation to Pay Claims met by the Reinsured - Follow the Settlements - The Rights of the Reinsurer
The Reinsurer's Grounds for Denying Liability
Some Legal Aspects of Particular Types of Reinsurance Contract
Financial Reinsurance and Alternative Risk Transfer
Part III Reinsurance Intermediaries and the Law of Agency
The Legal Nature and Duties of Intermediaries
Binding Authorities, Underwriting Agents and Pools
Reinsurance Intermediaries' (Brokers') Accounts - Theory, Law and Practice
Part IV Reinsurance Disputes and the Conflict of Laws
Choice of Law in Reinsurance Contracts
Reinsurance Litigation
Reinsurance Arbitration
Part V Reinsurance Regulation and Insolvency