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CPD Value : 12.5 points
This one day course is geared particularly towards the needs of corporate personnel in the finance and sales/contract areas together with bank staff involved in international trade. It assumes a general knowledge of Documentary Credits and other international payment methods. The course is designed to give delegates a detailed knowledge of Letters of Credit. Delegates will be made aware of the latest thinking among those charged with accepting documents presented under the Letter, enabling them to prepare appropriately. This understanding will be vital to the success of applications for the raising of any necessary finance
Introduction to Advanced Letters of Credit
An introduction to the topics that will be covered under the Advanced Letters of Credit Course, including;
A Review of Best Practice in Letters of Credit
This section will review what best practice in Letters of Credit looks like, linking use of a Letter of Credit with the supply chain and working capital of a business. Practical examples of best practice are provided.
The Different Types of Letters of Credit and Guarantees used in International Trade
The Role of Trade Finance and how businesses can use it effectively
Managing Financial, Payment and Currency Risk in Letters of Credit and Guarantees
This section will review in detail the different processes applicable to Letters of Credit and Bonds and Guarantees, and management of these risks within the supply chain
A full understanding is provided of the banking instruments which underpin trade finance and international trade, comprising;
The review shall highlight the benefits of these instruments in facilitating successful international trade, along with the responsibilities of each party. The section shall focus on both short term and medium term export contracts
The Bank Perspective in Providing Trade Finance
A detailed look at a Bank’s trade finance products and the lending criteria, credit decisioning and associated costs relative to Trade Finance. The merits of trade finance in comparison with other forms of lending are discussed, as well as lending requirements under Basel regulations.
The Role of UK Export Finance
UK Export Finance plays a key role in supporting short and medium term export trade.This section will look at their role and how it is supportive of UK exporters, detailing the range of products and services provided by UK Export Finance.
Excl. VAT: £360.00
Incl. VAT: £432.00