Consumer Insurance Law: Disclosure, Representations and Basis of the Contract Clauses

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About Consumer Insurance Law: Disclosure, Representations and Basis of the Contract Clauses

This brand new book provides an authoritative working guide to consumer insurance law. It takes the form of a multi-authored handbook explaining the reforms brought about by the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the impact these reforms will have on consumer insurance law. Contents includes: Consumer insurance – the current law on pre-contractual information; Self-regulation and the failure of previous reform initiatives; The FSA – the impact... Read more

About Consumer Insurance Law: Disclosure, Representations and Basis of the Contract Clauses

This brand new book provides an authoritative working guide to consumer insurance law. It takes the form of a multi-authored handbook explaining the reforms brought about by the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the impact these reforms will have on consumer insurance law.

Contents includes:
Consumer insurance – the current law on pre-contractual information;
Self-regulation and the failure of previous reform initiatives;
The FSA – the impact of rules, guidance and TCF initiatives;
The Financial Ombudsman Service – its role and approach and the effect of its decisions;
The Law Commissions’ reform proposals and the impact of the new Act;
Perspectives;
Looking forward – what’s next on the reform agenda?;
Preparing for change;
Looking forward – what’s next on the reform agenda?

Also includes appendices containing the text of the self-regulatory codes, the relevant FSA rules and the new Act.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Current Law;
Chapter 2 Reform at Last;
Chapter 3 The Impact of FSA Regulation;
Chapter 4 The Financial Ombudsman Service: the History and Development of its Approach to Non-Disclosure;
Chapter 5 The British Insurance Law Association;
Chapter 6 The Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012;
Chapter 7A A View from the Association of British Insurers;
Chapter 7B Macmillan Cancer Support;
Chapter 7C Which?;
Chapter 7D The Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act: Some (Lateral) Thoughts of a Claims Lawyer;
Chapter 7E Forming the Law on Consumer Insurance: Creating a Strong Foundation for Professionalism;
Chapter 7F Trading Standards Institute;
Chapter 8 Insurance Law Reform: Where Next?

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 28 February 2013
ISBN: 9781847669186
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1

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