Arnould's Law of Marine Insurance, 17th Edition, 1st Supplement

Gilman, Jonathan and Merkin, Robert M. (2010) Arnould's Law of Marine Insurance, 17th Edition, 1st Supplement, Sweet & Maxwell, 264pp. (British Shipping Laws).


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This new supplement is the first major update to the 17th edition of Arnould's Law of Marine Insurance, bringing the work fully up to date as of 1 October 2010.

* Features extended commentary on the Institute Cargo Clauses 2009 with chapters revised to take account of the changes made in the Clauses, and updates made to the sections on the transit clause and phantom vessels
* Includes an extended war risks section
*A rewritten chapter on third party rights to take account of the passing of the Third parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010, and consequential amendments have made to the material on P&I Clubs
* The conflict of laws chapters have been entirely recast to deal with the implementation of the Rome I Convention on choice of law, and of the changes made to the Civil Procedure Rules in respect of jurisdiction
* Includes additional material on the placement of risks, brokers, the duty of disclosure, warranties, payment of premiums, fraudulent claims, subrogation, the payment of interest, contribution and abandonment
* Provides discussion of the various reform proposals made by the English and Scottish Law Commissions in issues papers published in the last two years

Cases discussed in the new supplement include:

* Allianz Insurance Company-Egypt v Aigaion Insurance Co SA (No 2) [2009] Lloyd's Rep IR 69 (formation, payment of premium)
* Chartbrook v Persimmon [2009] UKHL 38 (construction, rectification)
* Dornoch Ltd v Westminster International B.V. (No 2) [2009] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 191
* Dornoch Ltd v Westminster International B.V. (No 3) [2009] 2 Lloyd's Rep 420
* Dunlop Heywards (DHL) Ltd v Erinaceous Insurance Services Ltd [2009] Lloyd's Rep IR 464 (brokers)
* Direct Line Insurance plc v Fox [2010] Lloyd's Rep IR 324 (fraudulent claim)
* Financial Services Ltd v Smailes [2009] EWHC 3190 (Ch) (return of premium)
* Haywards (DHL) Ltd v Barbon Insurance Group Ltd [2010] Lloyd's Rep IR 149
* Jones v Environcom Ltd (No 2) [2010] EWHC 759 (Comm) (brokers)
* Limit No. 2 Ltd v Axa Versicherung AG [2009] Lloyd's Rep IR 395
* Quinn Direct Insurance Ltd v The Law Society [2010] EWCA Civ 805 (claims)
* Pratt v Aigaion Ins. Co. S.A. (The Resolute) [2009] Lloyd's Rep IR 149
* Stone & Rolls v Moore Stephens [2009] UKHL 39 (imputation of knowledge)
* Wasa International Ins. Co. v Lexington Insurance [2009] UKHL 40 (reinsurance)

At the time of writing, the appeals in The Cendor Mopu (seaworthiness and inherent vice) and Masefield v Amlin (piracy, suing and labouring) were awaiting determination. The Supplement discusses the decisions of the lower courts in some detail and considers the implications of the possible outcomes of the appeals

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9780414044524 (print)
0414044525 (print)
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15 December 2010Published
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2011 11:40
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