Butler and Merkin’s Reinsurance Law
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General Editor: Professor Robert M Merkin
Format: Looseleaf
Status: Live on Westlaw UK

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This looseleaf guide provides a general introduction to the definition of reinsurance. This regularly updated work:

  • Considers the legal nature of reinsurance
  • Covers the formation and contents of reinsurance agreements and explains the principle of utmost good faith
  • Goes through the terms in a reinsurance contract, giving guidance on interpretation
  • Considers general matters including assignment, winding up, reinsurance brokers and conflict laws
  • Examines losses and claims, subrogation, contribution, reinstatement and arbitration
  • Features chapters by US editors setting out US law on utmost faith as it relates to reinsurance contracts
  • Includes analysis of all the relevant case law and legislation