The Bermuda Form: Interpretation and Dispute Resolution of Excess Liability Insurance (2nd Ed)

7 March, 2018

Now in it’s Second Edition, this book published by Oxford University Press (OUP) provides analysis and interpretation on the construction of the Bermuda Form and addresses the dispute resolution process whilst covering the legal and practical issues.

Authors: David Scorey QC, Richard Geddes, and Chris Harris

  • Written by a team of practitioners with extensive first- hand experience of Bermuda Form arbitrations
  • Analyses competing arguments and constructions used in Bermuda Form arbitrations providing unrivalled consideration of this inaccessible subject
  • Includes the full text of the ACE Insurance Form XL 004
  • Joint winner of the Insurance Lawyers’ Association Book Prize in 2012

New to this Edition:

  • Provides an update on new decisions and regulatory law in New York and as well as under English law, including iAstraZeneca v ACE & XLr
  • Coverage of recent trends in arbitration
  • Discussion of new endorsements relating to proof of liability and defence costs
  • More detailed coverage of developing areas such as the SELIC and hybrid forms, the ‘all sums’ doctrine, advertising liability, and post policy injury and damage