Essential for insurers and their brokers, MacGillivray on Insurance Law
is a classic work which deals with insurance risks and takes into account the key legislative developments and judicial decisions in this area.
MacGillivray provides you with analysis of essential cases from the insurance sector and includes a wide range of authorities, comparing English law with its Scottish, US and Commonwealth counterparts providing you with a clear understanding of the key themes.
The cornerstone of insurance law and part of Sweet & Maxwell's Insurance Practitioner's Library, MacGillivray is regularly cited in court and replied upon as a trusted authority.
- A significant addition is analysis of the Insurance Bill 2014 2014-15. Currently with the Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords, it will almost certainly become an Act in early 2015.
- The most important change is to the law regarding the duty of disclosure. An insured party is now required to make to the insurer a "fair presentation of the risk" before a contract of insurance is entered into.
- A new chapter (19) discussing the impact of the Bill / Act and, more specifically, the new duty of fair presentation and how this will affect the insurer and the insured.
- The content includes pre and post-Act law, as the former remains an important source of reference.
- New cases that have been decided since the latest supplement include Versloot Dredging and Rathbone in the Court of Appeal, and International Energy Group v Zurich in the Supreme Court.
- Other chapters to receive particular focus / updating in light of the Insurance Bill are those on Warranties (10), Good Faith (17), and Misrepresentation (18).
This first supplement updates the 13th edition with the most recent case law and legislation.
The 13th edition provides detailed analysis of the highly significant Insurance Act 2015 and outlines its impact on the law of warranties, good faith, and remedies.
It is part of Sweet & Maxwell's Insurance Practitioners Library and is an essential title, providing guidance and clarification at a crucial time for the insurance industry.
The first supplement includes the latest decisions in
- Moreno v The Motor Insurers' Bureau  UKSC 52
- Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG  UKSC 45
- Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc  UKSC 48
- Patel v Mirza  UKSC 42
- ERGO Insurance SE v IF P&C Insurance AS EU:C:2016:40
- Involnert Management Inc v Aprilgrange Ltd  EWHC 2225 (Comm);  2 Lloyd's Rep. 289
- Frasca-Judd v Golovina  EWHC 497 (QB);  4 WLR 107
- Cape Distribution Ltd v Cape Intermediate Holdings Plc  EWHC 1119 (QB)
- Cape Distribution Ltd v Cape Intermediate Holdings Plc  EWHC 1786 (QB)
- XL Insurance Co SE (formerly XL Insurance Co Ltd) v AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance  EWHC 3431 (Comm)
- R + V Versicherung AG v Robertson & Co SA  EWHC 1243 (QB)
- Axa Versicherung AG v Arab Insurance Group (BSC)  Lloyd's Rep. I.R. 1