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IEL Insurance Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Insurance Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 19 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in insurance law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in insurance law.  These monographs include a general introduction on insurance law followed by specialized chapters on the insurance company, the insurance contract, property and liability insurance, insurance of the person, insurance intermediaries, reinsurance, co-insurance, pooling, taxation of insurance, and risk management and prevention.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Chapter 1. General Background Information
Chapter 2. Historical Background of Insurance and
Insurance Regulation
Chapter 3. Sources of Insurance Law
Chapter 4. Dispute Settlement and Arbitration
Chapter 5. Consumer Protection
Chapter 6. Compulsory Insurance
Selected Bibliography
Part I. The Insurance Company
Chapter 1. The Insurance Company: Its Form
Chapter 2. Access to Business
Chapter 3. Supervision
Chapter 4. Technical Reserves and Investments
Chapter 5. Accountancy
Chapter 6. Taxation of the Company
Part II. The Insurance Contract – General
Chapter 1. Generalities
Chapter 2. Insurable Risk
Chapter 3. Formation of the Insurance Contract
Chapter 4. Obligations of the Insured
Chapter 5. Obligations of the Insurer
Chapter 6. Insurance and Third Parties
Chapter 7. Termination of the Insurance Contract
Part III. Property and Liability Insurance
Chapter 1. Fire Insurance
Chapter 2. Loss of Benefits Insurance
Chapter 3. Marine Insurance
Chapter 4. Liability Insurance
Chapter 5. Legal Aid Insurance
Chapter 6. Aviation and Space Insurance
Chapter 7. Theft and Embezzlement Insurance
Chapter 8. Agricultural Insurance, Livestock Insurance
Chapter 9. Catastrophe Insurance
Chapter 10. Credit Insurance
Chapter 11. Technical Insurance
Chapter 12. Miscellaneous Insurance
Part IV. Motor Vehicle Insurance
Chapter 1. Liability Insurance
Chapter 2. Medical Payments
Chapter 3. Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Coverage
Chapter 4. Physical Automobile Damage
Part V. Insurance of the Person
Chapter 1. Workers’ Compensation
Chapter 2. Bodily Injuries
Chapter 3. Private Health Insurance
Chapter 4. Life Insurance
Chapter 5. Pension Funds
Part VI. Social Security
Part VII. Insurance Intermediaries
Chapter 1. Law of Establishment and Supervision
Chapter 2. Insurance Intermediaries and the Insurance Contract
Part VIII. Reinsurance, Co-insurance, Pooling
Chapter 1. Reinsurance
Chapter 2. Co-insurance and Pooling
Part IX. Taxation of Insurance
Chapter 1. Taxation of Insurance Companies
Chapter 2. Taxation of Insurance Proceeds
Part X. Risk Management and Prevention

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School
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