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Space Insurance: International Legal Aspects focuses on the legal aspects of space insurance, in the contractual context, analysing the theory of space risk insurance, as well as the insurance terms used in the market.
Insurance related to outer space activities, has been around since the 1960s, but has become vastly more significant with the increased commercial use of satellites. In light of this increasing significance, this book offers the first in-depth coverage, both practical and theoretical, of space insurance from an international law perspective.
What’s in this book:-
Attending throughout to the important and problematic distinction between the space segment (upstream) and the ground segment (downstream) in space law, this book deals comprehensively with such issues and topics as the following:-
How this will help you:-
Satellites are increasingly a vital part of many daily activities of contemporary society and the Earth’s orbit is becoming ever more crowded, heightening the risks of collision, damage and claims. This thoroughly researched book therefore serves as a useful resource to lawyers, policymakers, and academics tasked with defining the scope of insurance coverage that accurately mirrors technological, contractual, and legal reality.
The allocation of risk and liability for damage in the space industry have been elucidated in such a practical way that insurance lawyers can use the knowledge effectively as a tool for space risks management and its insurance.