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Letters of Credit: Disputes

A letter of credit is a document that operates as a payment method whereby parties doing business can enhance the likelihood of payment (typically for goods) through obtaining a form of payment guaranty from a financial institution. In this lesson we will look at the rules governing letters of credit, namely UCC Article 5 and the Uniform Customs and Practices 600. In particular, we will look at how these rules help in the resolution of pre and post honor disputes concerning letters of credit.

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