Marine Insurance Warranty: Comparing Common and Civil Law Approaches and their Implications for the Reform of Chinese Law

Ling Zhu, Xiuhua Pan, Zhen Jing

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Reviews the operation of marine insurance warranty law in China, why reforms are needed, and the lessons to be learned from civil and common law jurisdictions. Details the Chinese Maritime Code's approach to warranty, relevant UK reforms under the Insurance Act 2015, and the civil law approach. Discusses why the civil law doctrine of alteration of risk during the insurance period may be an effective policy for Chinese marine insurance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)218-236
JournalJournal of business law
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2017

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