Jake borrowed $800,000 from the Gateway Bank to purchase a fishing boat. He keeps the boat at a dock owned by the Harbor Company. He uses the boat to earn income by fishing. Jake also has a contract with the White Shark Fishing Company to transport tuna from one port to another.
a. Do any of the following parties have an insurable interest in Jake or his property? If an insurable interest exists, explain the extent of the interest.
1. Gateway Bank
2. Harbor Company
3. White Shark Fishing Company
b. If Jake did not own the boat but operated it on behalf of the White Shark Fishing Company, would he have an insurable interest in the boat? Explain.

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