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Colinvaux's Law of Insurance

Colinvaux's Law of Insurance
13th Edition, Mainwork & 2nd Supplement
Series:  Insurance Practitioner's Library
Practice Area:  Insurance Law
ISBN:  9780414121072
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  30 Aug 2024
Format:  eBook - ProView
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For comprehensive and clear guidance on insurance contract law you need Colinvaux’s Law of Insurance. Divided into three parts, the first section covers the key principles of insurance contracts including terms and conditions, loss and the limits on recovery, causation, subrogation and the notification of claims.

Additional sections focus on the different parties involved and the unique features of special types of insurance contract in the UK, such as liability policies. The commentary expertly examines rights and issues and is supported with analysis of the most recent and significant case law.

The second of the annual supplements updates your thirteenth edition with the very latest decisions and legislative developments.

  • A detailed examination of the key principles, rights and issues of insurance contract law in the United Kingdom.
  • Extensive commentary on the construction of insurance policies explaining issues such as risk, utmost good faith, insurable interest, the premium, claims and loss.
  • Addresses the roles of the different parties involved, including intermediaries and the regulation of insurers.
  • Looks at nine special types of insurance contract: reinsurance, life and accident, property, liability, third party, motor vehicle, financial, marine and war risks.
  • Sets out the rules governing insurance contract wording and phrasing.
  • Includes a dedicated chapter on the rights of insurers.
  • Discusses the insolvency of insurance companies and relevant proceedings, as well as the protection of policyholders.
  • Analyses the most important cases, legislation and regulation.
  • Provides an international dimension with analysis of significant Commonwealth decisions that are affecting the English courts.

Some of the cases featured in this update include:

  • Armstead v Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Co Ltd [2024] UKSC 6
  • Axis Specialty Europe SE v Discovery Land Company LLC [2024] EWCA Civ 7
  • Dassault Aviation SA v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co Ltd [2024] EWCA Civ 5
  • Delos Shipholding SA v Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty SE [2024] EWHC 719 (Comm)
  • Gatwick Investment Ltd v Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe SE [2024] EWHC 124 (Comm)
  • Herculito Maritime Ltd v Gunvor International BV [2024] UKSC 2
  • Onyeari v Churchil Ltd [2024] EWHC 531 (KB)
  • Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance PLC v Textainer Group Holdings Ltd [2024] EWCA Civ 547
  • Scotbeef Ltd v D&S Storage Ltd [2024] EWHC 341 (TCC)

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