Finance Options: Focusing on Letters of Credit


Tuesday 26 March 2019
9.15am-5.00pm


Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce
6 The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood
Peterborough
PE2 6FT

Member Fee: £300.00 (plus VAT)
Non-Member Fee: £360.00 (plus VAT)
Fees are Per Delegate

The purpose of the course :
Getting paid is a vital part of the sales transaction, so join us to explore the options, and reduce the costs involved in receiving payment. Understand how to improve your security of payment and the roles of the banks, so you realise how you can influence the speed of the movement of the money. We'll help you understand the intricacies of both Credit and Collection transactions, so you can appreciate how to control your goods with your documents. Delegates will learn why, when & how to use Documentary Letters of Credit (L/cs). This Master Class will guide you through the complexities of L/c rules & regulations (UCP600), so you can be proactive in instructing your customer to encourage L/c clauses that work for you. The role of Documentary Collection will also be explained, as well as Sight & Term Drafts, plus Discounting. Practical tips are offered throughout the session, as well as real-life examples.

Benefits for your organisation :
Whether you are a Small Company, SME, or large Global Trader, getting paid is vital. Companies will learn how to get paid more swiftly and at the same time reduce those high bank charges. By understanding the intricacies of Credit and Collection Transactions, you will be able to appreciate how to Control the Goods with your Documents, giving you more security and speed of payment.

Who is this course for ?
This course will appeal to those already using Letters of Credit and/or Documentary Collections, as well as those considering these payment terms. The mystery will be stripped away, so all attendees feel more confident using these Instruments of Payment.

Topics Covered :
L/c Formats & Types, Irrevocable & Confirmed
Opening & Advising Procedures, Presentation of Documents & Time Constraints
L/c Receipt & Checking & Amendments
Sight & Term, Reimbursement
Part Shipment, Stage Payment, Service L/cs
L/c Types, including Back to Back, Transferable, Revolving, Standby
UCP 600 Customs & Practice for Documentary Credits
Documentary Collections, Consigning, Protesting
URC522 Rules for Documentary Collections

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to :
Avoid Discrepancies, and instead be able to achieve Right First Time Presentations, together with Prompt Payment. We'll take the mystery away, so you can feel confident and in control. This course will ensure you gain an appreciation of the Methods of Payment. If you wish you can bring your own L/c examples to the course, giving you an opportunity to discuss your own experiences and horror stories!

To book your place(s) please contact Jenni Misseldine on 01223 209810 or email j.misseldine@cambscci.co.uk including your company name, all delegate names and job titles, and a contact telephone number. Payment for the course is required at the time of booking.

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Please note that non-Chamber members are only entitled to attend one chargeable event before joining the Chamber, and are required to pay at time of booking. Fees for all bookings are non-refundable for cancellations made within six working days of the event.



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