Forsikringsaktieselskabet National (of Copenhagen) v Attorney-General: HL 1925

Viscount Cave LC said that ‘by a contract of reinsurance the reinsuring party insures the original insuring party against the original loss.’


Viscount Cave LC


[1925] AC 639


England and Wales


Appeal fromForsikringsaktieselskabet National (of Copenhagen) v Attorney-General CA 1924
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CitedAgnew (Suing On His Own Behalf and In a Representative Capacity on Behalf of all Members of Lloyd’s Syndicates 672, 79, 1023 and 590) and Others v Lansforsakringsbolagens A B HL 17-Feb-2000
An action relating to misrepresentation before a contract of re-insurance is, within the Lugano Convention, an action relating to a contract, rather than to insurance. Accordingly the appropriate forum for any litigation was the place where the . .
CitedLexington Insurance Co v AGF Insurance Ltd HL 30-Jul-2009
The respondent insurers had been held liable in Washington, and had been granted indemnity against the appellants by the Court of Appeal. The insurance contract had been under the law of Pennsylvania, but that of the re-insurance under the law of . .
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Contract, Insurance

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.280510