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The law of general average and the York-Antwerp rules

Publication date: 2013
Author(s): Cornah, Richard R; Reeder, John


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)
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