Precautionary Obligations in European Insurance Contract Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012

7 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2012

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Giesela Ruhl

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Date Written: January 21, 2012

Abstract

The article deals with the policyholder's precautionary obligations (warranties, Obliegenheiten) in European Insurance Contract Law. It provides a comparative overview of the pertaining national rules and sheds light on the nature, the design as well as the practical operation of the corresponding contractual terms.

Keywords: Insurance Contract, Policyholder, Warranties, Obliegenheiten, Common Law, Civil Law

Suggested Citation

Ruhl, Giesela, Precautionary Obligations in European Insurance Contract Law (January 21, 2012). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus Hopt & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1989538

Giesela Ruhl (Contact Author)

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena ( email )

Faculty of Law
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3
Jena, Thuringa 07743
Germany

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