Using Letters of Credit to Finance Transactions

2017-03-19T09:07:57+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

Whilst a letter of credit is an excellent tool in terms of providing payment security to the seller and more certainty of shipment of the goods / provision of services to the buyer, it can also be very useful for improving cash flow for both parties. This factor is rarely considered by sales or purchasing [...]

A Guide to Letter of Credit Charges

2017-03-19T09:07:57+00:00 September 6th, 2016|

In the current global financial climate, many internationally trading companies are turning to Letters of Credit as a means of securing payment from buyers in new or difficult markets. We regularly hear from internationally trading companies who are shocked by the level of letter of credit charges being deducted by UK based advising or confirming banks. When negotiating terms with [...]