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Insurance Law And Regulation

Author : Kenneth Abraham
ISBN : 1609304012
Genre : Law
File Size : 23.75 MB
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This casebook, which has been used as the principal text in more than one hundred law schools, contains extensive material on insurance contract formation and interpretation; insurance regulation; insurable interest and liability for bad-faith breach; property, health, life, and disability insurance; commercial general liability and directors & officers liability insurance; auto insurance; and reinsurance. The casebook gives equal emphasis to personal and commercial insurance, and reprints within the relevant chapters four standard-form insurance policies. There is new material on the interpretation of ambiguities, insurance regulation, the Affordable Care Act, directors & officers insurance, and excess coverage.
Category: Law

Research Handbook On International Insurance Law And Regulation

Author : Julian Burling
ISBN : 9781849807890
Genre : Law
File Size : 63.87 MB
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'Global insurance and its rapidly evolving law and regulation demands international research. To this aim, the Handbook offers a truly international collection of essays. Highly renowned experts analyze the key topics currently under international discussion and development. While representing a diversity of national jurisdictions, the focus lies on the largest insurance jurisdictions (USA, UK and Germany) but newly important jurisdictions like Brazil and China are considered as well a most valuable and important contribution to international insurance law literature.' Manfred Wandt, Director of the Insurance Law Institute, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany 'This Research Handbook is published at an opportune time. A global review of insurance law and regulation is underway. Much reform happens locally with little reference to developments elsewhere and this Research Handbook brings the strands together. It is a comprehensive review by distinguished authors from different backgrounds including both leading academics and practitioners. They consider the definitions of insurance, its economic underpinnings, comparative law and regulations, actual and proposed reforms, the effects on underwriting and claims and how insurance is studied and taught. Good laws and regulation benefit the market and its customers. Bad laws and regulation do the opposite. This book is required reading for all involved in the reform process.' David Hertzell, Law Commissioner 'Globalisation has had no greater impact in the commercial world than on insurance, the law which governs it and the risks it seeks to address. Those who inspired this publication and the contributing authors, are to be thanked for providing such a necessary and useful reference source. It covers so much of what insurance professionals need to be aware of in the insurance/law world of the twenty first century.' Michael Gill, President of the International Insurance Law Association Given its economic importance, insurance is a field that has been underserved as an area of academic study. This detailed book provides much needed coverage of insurance law and regulation in its international context. Produced in association with Lloyd's, it draws on the expertise both of academics and practising lawyers. Containing 30 comprehensive chapters, it provides in-depth studies on key areas, such as the role of international organisations, the judicial interpretation of insurance contract clauses and transnational regulatory recognition. It also provides thorough introductions to important jurisdictions, including the EU, US and Japan as well as focusing on newly emerging economies such as China and Brazil. Specialist topics covered include regulation by and of Lloyd's, the tort of bad faith in the US, microinsurance and takaful insurance. This well-documented resource will appeal to academics and students in insurance law and regulation, policymakers and private practice lawyers. The book also aims to stretch the imagination of anyone with an interest in insurance law and regulation, providing detailed analysis and avenues for further investigation.
Category: Law

Fundamentals Of Insurance Regulation

Author : Raymond A. Guenter
ISBN : 1634256883
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 83.68 MB
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"Providing an explanation of the complex state-based regulatory system that governs the U.S. insurance industry, this book presents the applicable statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions, as well as information about the industry's products, its operating procedures, distribution channels, and financial characteristics and performance, as well as a description of the regulatory process."--
Category: Business & Economics

Systemic Risk And The Future Of Insurance Regulation

Author : Andromachi Georgosouli
ISBN : 9781317799962
Genre : Law
File Size : 29.15 MB
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This book examines policy developments that have been occurring in the field of financial regulation and their implications for the insurance industry and markets. With UK and US contributors from academia and legal practice, this book will be essential reading for policy-makers, insurance regulators, insurance and legal professionals as well as students and academics researching and studying insurance law.
Category: Law

A Guide To Insurance

Author : Nigel Feetham
ISBN : 9781907444463
Genre : Law
File Size : 46.77 MB
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Insurance has become a highly specialized area, and understanding insurance requires an insight into the changing regulatory environment, as well as understanding what the challenges are that affect insurance companies. Author Nigel Feetham, a practicing lawyer and international insurance practitioner, examines the practice of insurance law as an issue of governance. He applies a practical approach to insurance regulatory law (both UK domestic and international) and provides a guide to current trends, markets, and policy choices facing governments and regulators. The book covers the way captives as well as open market insurers are regulated, how they operate, and what the potential issues are. It is written in a clear accessible manner for students who are now studying insurance law. A Guide to Insurance also includes a chapter written by Robin Amos on Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA), part of the Solvency II project which is planned to improve the prudential supervision of insurers in the European Union. Solvency II is expected to be in force on January 1, 2014.
Category: Law

Insurance Law And Policy

Author : Tom Baker
ISBN : 9781454890546
Genre : Law
File Size : 31.70 MB
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A contemporary, easy-to-teach text by high-profile authors, this casebook invites students and teachers to re-imagine the field of Insurance Law. The authors demonstrates the big-picture role of insurance law and policy in American business and society, exploring federal-state regulatory roles in depth as well as the traditional topics covered in casebooks. Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials uses more statutory material than any other casebook, with statutes typically presented through problems. Manageable assignments contain one major case followed by informative notes, questions and a problem.
Category: Law

The Roots Of The Mountains

Author : William Morris
ISBN : 1587420279
Genre : Fiction
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J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was influenced by this tale of a romance that unites two long-ago peoples and of the battle to defend their freedom against invading Huns.
Category: Fiction

Modernizing Insurance Regulation

Author : John H. Biggs
ISBN : 9781118758847
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 75.80 MB
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The future of the insurance regulation begins now For those involved with the insurance industry, from investment professionals to policy makers, and regulators to legislators, tremendous change is coming. With insurance premiums constituting an ever-growing portion of annual U.S. GDP and provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act specifically calling for modernization of insurance regulations, the issues at hand are pervasive. In Modernizing Insurance Regulation, these issues are described against a backdrop of the political and industry discussions that surround insurance, regulation, and systemic risk. Experts Viral V. Acharya and Matthew Richardson discuss a variety of issues with top thinkers in the fields of finance, derivatives, credit risk, and banking to bring to light the most germane elements of this ongoing discussion. In Modernizing Insurance Regulation, Acharya and Richardson call on the expertise of all the relevant stakeholders within government, academia, and industry to offer a well-rounded and independent view of insurance regulation and how the evolution of this key industry affects the U.S. economy now and in the future. Provides an overview of the feasibility of maintaining a state-level regulatory structure Offers a view of the issues from top academics, industry leaders, and state regulators Explores the debate surrounding the insurance industry and systemic risk Provides an in-depth look at upcoming changes under the Dodd-Frank Act Modernizing Insurance Regulation provides a look into the crucial changes coming to insurance regulation and an overview of how those changes will affect almost everyone.
Category: Business & Economics

International Insurance Law And Regulation

Author : Dennis Campbell
ISBN : 0379012855
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International Insurance Law and Regulation is a comprehensive collection of commentary from internationally recognized practitioners, like Australia's Clayton Utz or Bermuda's Milligan-Whyte and Smith, who discuss the law and regulation of insurance in their own jurisdictions. In thistwo-volume set you will find country-by-country guidance on doing business in this highly structured and highly regulated industry. There is no better way to keep abreast of sweeping changes in the international insurance industry resulting from the harmonization movement. Standard format includes:An Introduction recounts the historical development, outlines the regulatory bodies and regulations, and examines the market structure Principles of Insurance Law delves into the essential elements and formation of the contract, void and voidable contracts, premiums, disclosure andmisrepresentation, terms and conditions, warranties, the common law position, cancellation, subrogation, interpretation of insurance contracts, and punitive damages Special Types of Insurance examines insurance usage including: fire, debt, motor vehicle, life, social, unemployment, workmen'scompensation, medical, travelers, marine, and aviation, plus private, third-party, professional, public and pollution liability Foreign Insurance Market discusses the differences between regulations for domestic and foreign insurers, highlights the largest foreign-based providers in eachjurisdiction, details the procedures for a foreign entity to establish an insurance company in a jurisdiction, and examines the cross-border market Competition Law covers insurance joint ventures and mergers, cross-border mergers and acquisitions Implications for Consumers analyzes matters relatingto consumer protection as appropriate to the specific country including warranties, language of the contract, standardization of forms, and complaints.