Bills of exchange and bankers' documentary credits are the fundamental financial instruments and mechanism of settlement for international trading transactions. Bills of Exchange and Bankers' Documentary Credits, 4th Edition provides a highly readable, yet in-depth account of the law and practice relating to bills of exchange, cheques and bankers documentary credits. The authors explain how the Bills of Exchange and other instruments work in practice, drawing particular attention to the problems which are likely to arise and how best to resolve them. Furthermore, because the parties to financial transactions are often based in different countries, it deals with jurisdiction and choice of law to enable you to make the most informed and profitable choices.
Part One - Bills of Exchange Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2 Contract on a Bill Chapter 3. Presentment Chapter 4. Negotiation and Transfer Chapter 5. Liability on the Bill Chapter 6. The Lack of Real Consent Chapter 7. Discharge of Bill Chapter 8. Dishonour Chapter 9. Promissory Notes Chapter 10. International Law for International Bills Section Two - Cheques Chapter 11. The Relationship of Banker and Customer Chapter 12. Form of Cheques Chapter 13. Protection of Bankers Section Three - Miscellaneous Documents Chapter 14. Miscellaneous Documents Section Four - Electronic Funds Transfer Chapter 15. Electronic Funds Transfer Section Five - Bankers' Documentary Credits Chapter 16. The Credit in Operation Chapter 17. The Legal Relationships Chapter 18. Litigation