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Published: 01 March 2013

265 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199665044

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A new practitioner law publication

The Law of Reinsurance

Second Edition

Colin Edelman QC and Andrew Burns

  • Every aspect of reinsurance law covered from definition and purpose to types of reinsurance
  • Addresses undecided and tough issues such as single and double proviso follow settlements clauses, 'follow fortunes', commutations, and interlocking clause
  • Guidance provided on contractual principles and terms, obligations, rights, and liabilities of the reinsurer and choice of law
  • Written by reinsurance specialists with experience in arbitration allowing readers to benefit from the analysis of difficult topics
  • Covers the huge number of significant cases since the last edition including Wasa v Lexington (HL)
  • Includes a glossary of reinsurance terms for easy reference
  • Gives a more thorough analysis of the role of good faith in reinsurance contracts
  • Contains a summary of the difference between reinsurance and direct insurance