Gutteridge and Megrah's Law of Bankers' Commercial Credits

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Routledge, Sep 2, 2003 - Reference - 464 pages
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Presents a systematic study of the law of bankers' commercial credits.
Bringing together materials which are to be found scattered throughout the various series of English law reports, this title presents a systematic study of the law relating to commercial credits as applied today. It also contains a detailed exposition of the ICC's Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits.
* Provides information on the mechanism, operation and types of credits
* Analyses in detail the contractual relationships arising out of issue of credits; the law and practice in relation to transfer of credits; jurisdiction and conflict of laws, etc.
* Details the ICC's Uniform Rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursements under Documentary Credits and the ICC's International Standby Practices, ISP98
* Assesses the impact of the Rome Convention and the Brussels and Lugano Conventions in relation to applicable law and jurisdiction.

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Commercial creditsmechanism and Operation
The Types of Credit
under a Credit
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary
Credits UCP500
International Standby Practices ISP98
ICC Uniform Rules for BanktoBank
Reimbursement Undertakings
Form of Application for Opening of a Letter

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Richard King is one of the co-founders of Librarie Paragraphe Bookstore in Montreal. Previously, he worked at the Classics bookstore on St. Catherine Street, and has served on the board of the Canadian Booksellers Association, including a year as its president. A graduate of McGill, he has lived all his life in Montreal.

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