Dictionary of Insurance, 2nd Ed.

By Carol Bennett
Pearson Education
December 2004
ISBN: 0273663658
352 Pages, 5 " x 8 "
$52.50 Paper Original


This book provides broad coverage of the terminology employed in insurance, including legal and financial terms likely to be used in everyday insurance activities. It is an indispensable guide to practitioners in insurance seeking a quick introduction to, or revision of a topic. Business advisers and other non-specialists will also find it helpful as a starting point on insurance problems.

It contains in-excess of 3500 fully cross-referenced insurance and insurance related terms, abbreviations, special terms and useful addresses, there will also be a detailed section on regulatory issues, containing several specimen policy forms illustrating terms in context of the respective policy.

The new edition contains new risk management terms, and up to date regulatory and compliance matters, legal cases, and polices. A one-stop, first point of reference to help insurance practitioners and commercial insurance buyers through the modern maze of financial and risk management terms and to provide the ordinary consumer with a better understanding of the insurance products they may buy.

Contents include:
Dictionary
Appendix 1 Common abbreviations and short forms
Appendix 2 Common abbreviations and short forms - marine insurance
Appendix 3 Abbreviations and short forms - Pensions
Appendix 4 Glossary of special terms
Appendix 5 Useful addresses
Appendix 6 Specimen policies

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