The European Legal Expenses Insurance Market

Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Etudes et Dossiers No. 359

22 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2011

Date Written: April 2010

Abstract

The paper develops some preliminary considerations about the European legal expenses insurance market and, in the light of the emerging EU collective litigation, it introduces the case of the litigation buyout insurance, a policy that has been adopted under certain circumstances by corporate defendants and their insurers to afford the coverage for current or prospective mass litigation in the United States.

Keywords: Legal expenses insurance, Collective redress, Litigation buyout policy, ATE, BTE

Suggested Citation

Poncibo', Cristina, The European Legal Expenses Insurance Market (April 2010). Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Etudes et Dossiers No. 359 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1757926 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1757926

Cristina Poncibo' (Contact Author)

University of Turin ( email )

Lungo Dora Siena 100
Turin, Turin 10153
Italy

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