IIBLP Events

For nearly 3 decades, IIBLP has brought together the top minds in international banking law, practice, and policy for international events. This year has events in the US, Dubai, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

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The source for in depth & current LC news and analysis. Documentary Credit World is the letter of credit community’s only monthly professional journal, addressing timely topics and critical issues facing specialists from the banking, legal, business, and academic sectors working in the world of commercial LCs, standby LCs, and independent guarantees.

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Model Forms

The ISP98 Model Forms have been described as the most practical tool available for standby LC practice. They were designed by a team of standby bankers and attorneys and are aligned with ISP98, the most widely used rules for standbys.

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Standby &

Demand Guarantee

Do you use UCP, ISP, and URDG for standbys or demand guarantees? Do you appreciate the differences between the rules and the relative risks in moving from one to another? This book details them in a practice-oriented fashion.

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About Us

The Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, a non-profit educational and research organization based in the United States, sponsors projects, programs, and publications intended to harmonize letter of credit law and practice.

Since its formation in 1987, the Institute has been a leading force in the LC world. With a range of publications on LCs, standbys, and demand guarantees, as well as commercial fraud, the Institute offers extensive resources in trade finance.

The Institute also regularly brings together leaders of the letter of credit community from banks, law firms, regulatory agencies, importers, exporters, and third party intermediaries in interactive forums around the world designed to foster and promote the exchange of ideas.


Stay current with conference and event dates, book publications, and more.

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Useful forms, documents, and articles to help you in your work.

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Learn more about our annual conferences taking place around the globe.

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A wide range of trade finance publications, videos, and a certificate program.

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  • ICC Approves eUCP 2.0 and eURC

    Voting ICC National Committees Overwhelmingly Approve Revised eUCP, eURC. During last week’s 2019 ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting in Beijing,...
  • 2019 Calendar of Events

    The dates and details are in for much of IIBLP's 2019 calendar of events. As ever, we will be in...
  • AML Hot Topics for 2019

    AML Hot Topics to Watch Out for in 2019 At the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association's Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference...

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