Credit Insurance


  • Miran Jus, Korona Power Engineering, Inc., University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Dr. Jus is Executive Director of Structured Financing and Legal Affairs.

This monograph is practically oriented, presenting a survey and explanation of credit insurance services for protection of short-term trade receivables primarily against commercial risk of insolvency and protracted default. The subject matter (i.e., main functions, features and principles of credit insurance with detailed description of credit insurance coverage, insurance conditions, and credit insurance policy management) follows procedural stages and presents commercial, financial, legal, and practical points of view which emphasize the needs of both the providers of these services and their clients - existing and potential credit insured companies - as well as other practitioners.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-411458-6


"In making a case for the advantages of credit insurance for businesses, Jus…explains its history, terms, functions, principles, types, costs, processes involved in obtaining and administering such insurances, risk management policy, and claims handling. The book includes examples, figures relating to risk and credit, boxed information (e.g., on insurance vs. credit self-insurance), interspersed words of wisdom, and a bibliography of print and online sources."--Reference & Research Book News, December 2013

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. What is Credit Insurance and What does it Offer?

3. Basics and Principles of Credit Insurance

4. Risk Management and Credit Insurance

5. Advantages of Credit Insurance