Bills of Lading and Bankers’ Documentary Credits provides a straightforward guide to the nuances and complexities of deals conducted under the documentary credit system. The book describes in detail the law applicable to and the practical workings of bankers' documentary credits as they are used in international sales and carriage of goods contracts in a way that is accessible to both lawyers and to businessmen who have to use these contracts on a day-to-day basis. In its fourth edition, Bills of Lading and Bankers’ Documentary Credits has been completely updated to take account of recent case law and developments including the UCP 600 as well as progress in electronic and other documentation since the last edition.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Bills of Lading and Bankers' Documentary Credits Chapter 2. The Documentary Credit in General Terms Chapter 3. Documents Used in International Trade Chapter 4. The Contract of Sale Chapter 5. The Documents as Security I: Lost, Damages or Mis-described Goods Chapter 6. The Documents As Security II: Property Chapter 7. The Documents As Security III: Possession Chapter 8. Documentation and the UCP Chapter 9. Banks' Duties to Accept or Reject Presentation Chapter 10. Conclusion
Paul Todd is a Professor of Law at Southampton University