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Consumer Insurance Law: Disclosure, Representations and Basis of the Contract Clauses


ISBN13: 9781847669186
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £95.00



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This brand new book provides an authoritative working guide to consumer insurance law. It takes the form of a multi-authored handbook explaining the reforms brought about by the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill 2012 and the impact these reforms on consumer insurance law.

Subjects:
Insurance Law, Consumer Law
Contents:
Chapter 1. Consumer insurance — The current law on pre-contractual information
John Birds, Professor Emeritus, School of Law, University of Manchester
Chapter 2. Reform at last
Peter J Tyldesley, Lecturer in Insurance Law at the University of Manchester and Senior Research Fellow in Law at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham
Chapter 3. The FSA — The impact of rules, guidance and TCF initiatives
Dr Robert Purves, barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings and former Chief Counsel, Insurance and Prudential Policy, at the Financial Services Authority
Chapter 4. The Financial Ombudsman Service — Its role and approach and the effect of its decisions
Melissa Collett, Ombudsman, Financial Ombudsman Service
Chapter 5. British Insurance Law Association
Alison Green, Vice-President of BILA and barrister at 2 Temple Gardens
Chapter 6. The Law Commissions’ reform proposals and the impact of the new Act
David Hertzell, Law Commissioner, Law Commission for England and Wales
Chapter 7. Perspectives
A: Association of British Insurers (Judith Crawford, Policy Adviser, Regulation and Distribution, General Insurance and Health Directorate)
B: Macmillan Cancer Support (Mike Hobday, Director of Policy and Research)
C: Which? (Lucy Widenka, Financial Services Senior Advocate)
D: Swiss Re (Richard Buttle, Claims Counsel)
E: Chartered Insurance Institute (Laurence Baxter, Head of Policy & Research)
F: Trading Standards Institute (Ron Gainsford OBE, Chief Executive)
Chapter 8. Looking forward – What’s next on the reform agenda?
Tamara Goriely, Commercial and Common Law Team Manager, Law Commission for England and Wales.