Marine Insurance Legislation

5th Edition

Robert Merkin, Johanna Hjalmarsson, Aysegul Bugra, Jennifer Lavelle

Informa Law from Routledge
Published February 28, 2014
Reference - 488 Pages
ISBN 9780415717113 - CAT# Y156103
Series: Lloyd's Shipping Law Library

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Summary

Providing thorough, up-to-date coverage of the operation of marine insurance legislation, this text is an essential resource for today's marine insurance professional. Designed with the reader in mind, previous editions of this book have been heavily praised for its accessible and highly-practical format.

Section by section, the authors deliver expert commentary on the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and related marine insurance legislation. The origin of each section or provision is clearly explained, along with the authorities decided since the legislation came into force.

New to this edition:

  • Heavily revised with the very latest case law since 2010, some of which having a dramatic effect on the law of marine insurance. The most important cases include The Cendor Mopu and Masefield v Amlin. All relevant new cases have been added from across the common law world

  • Clarification on new legislation such as the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 and the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012

  • The compulsory insurance provisions affecting oil pollution and passengers

  • The rules on jurisdiction and choice of law in the Brussels Regulation and the Rome I Regulation

This compressive text is indispensable for marine lawyers, industry professionals, and students of marine insurance law worldwide.

 

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