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Chinese Insurance Contracts is the first book in the English language to offer a critical analysis of the major principles, doctrines and concepts of insurance contract law in China.
This book presents a comprehensive picture of Chinese insurance contract law, to facilitate a wider understanding of the relevant rules of law. Elements of insurance contract law are critically examined, particularly the fundamental principles such as insurable interest, utmost good faith and subrogation. In addition, this book presents rules of law on some special types of insurance contract, such as life insurance, property insurance, motor vehicle insurance, and marine insurance. The deficiencies and shortcomings of the law and practice will be identified and analysed; suggestions and recommendations on how to reform the law will be presented.
Chinese Insurance Contracts also offers legal and practical advice to insurance professionals on how to draft clauses to avoid contractual pitfalls. It also uses cases to illustrate the difficulties which can arise in applying the principles in practice.
This book will be essential reading for insurance companies and legal practitioners looking to do business in China, as well as reference for Chinese lawyers practising insurance law. It will also be a useful resource students and academics studying Chinese law.