Lowndes & Rudolf: The Law of General Average & York-Antwerp Rules (14ed)

Law of General Average
Lowndes & Rudolf: The Law of General Average & York-Antwerp Rules (14ed)
Cornah, R
9780414028463
31/12/2013
14
£399.00
Hb
Sweet & Maxwell

Lowndes & Rudolf is a specialist commentary on the York-Antwerp Rules (YAR). It is the most detailed and analytical work on general average (GA) You'll find the book gives you a historical overview of each Rule of YAR, and a comparison with English law, which gives insight into the underlying principles and the problems inherent in their application.

  • Clearly defines the complex topic of General Average and the York Antwerp rules
  • Explores the historical context of  General Average’s development as a concept
  • Provides a rule by rule examination of the York Antwerp Rules
  • Describes the Assessing and Enforcing Rights of Contribution central to Marine Insurance
  • Discusses the currency of the Adjustment determinant in compensation
  • Examines General Average ,Insurance and Recoveries as critical doctrines of Marine insurance law both conceptually and as a functioning commercial entity
  • Gives the reader a good insight into the underlying principles and the practical problems which arise in applying the (YAR)

New to this edition:

  • A detailed examination of the Practical Implications of the introduction of the Rotterdam Rules
  • Analysis of recoveries in relation to General Average 
  • Discussion on the problems of the obligations to cargo 
  • Insight into the role of General Average in the current climate of widespread Piracy on the high seas
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