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Butler and Merkin's Reinsurance Law

Butler and Merkin's Reinsurance Law
Number of volumes: 2
Practice Area:  Insurance Law
ISBN:  9780903393386
General Editor: Professor Robert M Merkin
Subscription Information: 3 releases a year, Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Looseleaf
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Butler & Merkin’s Reinsurance Law provides you with clear yet detailed commentary on reinsurance law. This two-volume commentary is split into four distinct parts and covers the principles of reinsurance, the terms of reinsurance agreements, losses and claims and general matters.

Your subscription includes three updates every year to ensure you are always current with the key aspects of reinsurance law, from the formation of agreements and scope of liability to specific principles such as utmost good faith, conditions and warranties. This title is also available on Westlaw UK and as an eBook on ProView.

Other features include:
  • Looks at the terms of reinsurance contracts and provides guidance on their interpretation
  • Covers the nature of reinsurance, its development and regulation
  • Addresses losses and liability, as well as the claims process
  • Analysis of the latest case law and legislation including changes made by the Insurance Act 2015
  • Commentary on the FCA test case litigation concerning Covid-related business interruption insurance policy wordings
  • Examines changes to the regulatory and conflict of law rules following Brexit
  • Covers subrogation, contribution, reinstatement, and arbitration
  • Sets out the US law on utmost faith as it relates to reinsurance contracts
  • Considers general matters of assignment, winding up, reinsurance brokers and conflict laws

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Part A    Principles of Reinsurance Law
  • A1    The Nature of Reinsurance
  • A2    The Development of Reinsurance
  • A3    The Legal Nature of Reinsurance
  • A4    The Regulation of Reinsurance
  • A5    Insurable Interest
  • A6    Formation of Reinsurance Agreements
  • A7    Utmost Good Faith
Part B    The Terms of Reinsurance Agreements
  • B1    Conditions and Warranties in Reinsurance Agreements
  • B2    The Content of Reinsurance Agreements
  • B3    Construction of Reinsurance Agreements
  • B4    Causation and Proof of Loss
  • B5    The Coverage of Reinsurance Agreements
  • B6    War Risks
Part C    Losses and Claims
  • C1    The Reinsurer’s Liability
  • C2    Scope of Liability: Aggregations
  • C3    Subrogation, Contribution and Reinstatement
  • C4    The Claims Process
  • C5    Arbitration
Part D    General Matters
  • D1    Assignment
  • D2    The Insolvency of Insurance Companies
  • D3    Reinsurance Brokers
  • D4    Conflict of Laws



General Editor
Professor Robert Merkin


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