USCIB International Bookstore: ICC Court of Arbitration Bulletin

4976_image002ICC Court of Arbitration Bulletin, Volume 25, Number 2 just arrived in our bookstore.  Order by March 31st and save $10.00. The Bulletin provides legal practitioners, educators and the international business community with a wealth of authoritative information on ICC dispute resolution services and arbitration law.

HIGHLIGHTS 

  • ICC expert services
  • Legal and non-legal reasoning in ICC arbitral awards
  • ICC arbitral awards in oil and gas disputes involving MENA countries

In 2015, the ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin is succeeded by the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin.  Subscribers will receive 2 issues (hard copy), one in June and another one in December.  Reserve before April 15th and save 10%.

What’s new for the 2015 Bulletin?

  • Greater focus on ICC procedures
  • More content: over 100 pages of awards per issue
  • New content: procedural orders in every issue
  • Expert commentaries on ICC practice and procedure
  • Wider coverage to include all ICC dispute resolution procedures.

March Book of the Month

4974_image002USCIB is offering ICC Model International Sale Contract as March’s Book of the Month. Please enter the code Mar10 to receive the discount.  This offer is good through March 31, 2015.

“ICC Model International Sale Contract” gives clear directions to sellers and buyers of manufactured goods on how to construct a sales contract. This edition takes into account recent developments in international business and trade finance. It incorporates the latest trade rules, ICC’s Incoterms® 2010, as well as the new Bank Payment Obligations (BPO) rules developed jointly by the ICC Banking Commission and SWIFT.

It is a time-saving tool for those in trade, business, law and all parties involved in import/export and cross-border sales transactions for any kind of manufactured goods.  This book includes the text of the model on a CD-ROM.

Coming Soon: 2015 Annual Review of International Banking Law & Practice

212_2015AnnualBookCoverThe USCIB International Bookstore will soon carry the 2015 Annual Review of International Banking Law & Practice.

At over 500 pages, this title is the field’s definitive record of Letter of Credit & Guarantee activity.  The 2015 Annual Review includes the key articles and industry reports on LC practice of the past year, as well as over 90 summaries of court cases from around the world. The annual review is available in both print and electronic versions.

Annual Survey of Letter of Credit Law & Practice Conference

Sign up today for the Annual Survey of Letter of Credit Law & Practice Conference in Tampa, FL on March 12-13. The conference is hosted by the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice (IIBLP), a partner of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB).

The Annual Survey is the premier LC event of the year. It is the only truly global forum dedicated to LC. The Annual Survey offers an unsurpassed networking opportunity by placing you face-to-face with over 100 of the leading LC professionals from banks, law firms, corporations and universities throughout the world.

Current problems and issues are openly aired in a direct exchange between industry leaders, offering analysis and educational opportunities through this intimate format.

For more information or to register, please click here.

USCIB Int’l Bookstore: February Book of the Month

4943_image002USCIB is offering the ICC Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook  as the Book of the Month in February.

Please enter code Feb10 to receive the discount on either the printed or eBook version.  This offer is good through February 28, 2015.

If you have responsibility for corporate ethics and anti-corruption compliance at your company, then this is a useful tool for you.  This practical guide provides hands-on expertise from distinguished practitioners in the field of corporate integrity and compliance.  It offers useful guidance on performing risk assessment, installing a whistle blowing system, exercising due diligence when selecting agents or intermediaries, and conducting internal investigations.

The handbook is book is a great reference tool for managers, compliance officers, lawyers or anyone concerned with stamping out corruption and other anti-competitive practices.

For more information on any of our titles and to place your order, please visit http://store.internationaltradebooks.org/ or contact us at 212.703.5066.

Book of the Month Bank Guarantees in International Trade

Take advantage of the USCIB International Bookstore’s “Book of the Month Offer” and save 10 percent on “Bank Guarantees in International Trade.” Enter code Dec10 and save 10 percent on this title through December 31. Also pre-order your copy of “Banking Regulation,” available in early 2015, and save $20.00 through the end of December.

Bank Guarantees in International TradeBank Guarantees in International Trade

This collection offers practitioners in international trade law the most complete analysis of banking law in the field.

With a comprehensive study of the legal and practical aspects of bank guarantees and standby letters of credit, revised in 2013, this 4th edition analyzes how the practical applications of bank guarantees have established a new pattern of law.

This remarkable book can be used in both civil and common law jurisdictions and has been cited as an authoritative source in each system.

Banking RegulationBanking Regulation

Banks are among the most highly regulated institutions in the U.S. and around the world. This publication offers a comprehensive overview of banking regulations across 25 jurisdictions.

Topics covered include authorities, regulators, banking licenses, organization of banks, liquidity and capital adequacy, consolidated supervision, shareholders in the acquisition of banks, resolution and bail out regimes to regulatory developments.

This book should be a staple in any professional practicing in the area of banking regulation.

For more information on any of our titles and to place your order, please visit www.InternationalTradeBooks.org or contact us at 212.703.5066.

Staff Contact: Hsin-Ya Hou

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Book of the Month Offer New Online Training

Take advantage of the USCIB International Bookstore’s “Book of the Month Offer” and save 10 percent on “Drafting and Negotiating International Commercial Contracts.” Enter code Nov10 and save 10% on this title in November.

Also save on the newest title in the renowned Dossier series, “The Application of Substantive Law by International Arbitrators.” Order it by November 30 and save $10.00.

The USCIB bookstore, in partnership with Coastline Solutions, offers a suite of online training courses. The courses are based on the rules, standards, and expert guidance developed by the International Chamber of Commerce and its network of industry experts, principally in the areas of international trade finance, trade practice (e.g., Incoterms®), and arbitration. New training programs include Going Global, for trade professionals, and ICC Arbitration Online Training.

Drafting and NegotiatingDrafting and Negotiating International Commercial Contracts

This guide provides insights into the basic requirements of a well-drafted contract. As an added feature, the volume gives an in-depth analysis of the negotiating process. It concludes with a thorough commentary on the model contracts developed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the 2012 Rules on Arbitration, Incoterms® 2010 and Unidroit Principles 2010.

Written by Fabio Bortolotti, a world-renowned expert in international business law, and current chair of ICC’s Commission of Commercial Law and Practice.

The Application of Substantive LawThe Application of Substantive Law by International Arbitrators

Dossier XI of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, $100.00 per copy

Learn about the issues that arise when international arbitrators apply the rules of a national legal system. The Application of Substantive Law thoroughly reviews practical issues encountered when there is contradiction between the applicable law and the needs of international business.

This book is written for all professionals involved in international trade and dispute resolution, not just arbitrators.

Online Training for Trade, Arbitration Professionals

Going Global

Going Global – ICC Online Training on Trading Internationally
Expanding internationally, train your staff in export/import.

Going Global provides strategies to address the risks and challenges faced by trade professionals when dealing with international markets. Upon completion of the 40 hours of user-friendly modules, trainees will be conversant with trade documents, financing, commercial law and dispute resolution, e-commerce and intellectual property. Other key issues include transportation, customs, payment and finance structures. At the end of each trainee-controlled module, trainees can test their knowledge by completing an assessment, and will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing their personal results. Going Global is a must if you are going global.

ICC Arbitration Online Training

Learn the revised 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration
Gain insights into the ICC arbitration process

This 8 hour online, eLearning course provides an overview of arbitration as a method of dispute resolution and examines how the ICC International Court of Arbitration and its Secretariat operate. The course discusses the application of the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration to the ICC arbitration process.

This course consists of three modules, including eight interactive lessons providing a comprehensive review of the arbitration process; two interactive lessons providing insight into specific issues; and a final module to test your understanding of ICC Arbitration by means of an assessment.

For more information on any of our titles and to place your order, please visit www.InternationalTradeBooks.org or contact us at 212.703.5066.

Staff Contact: Hsin-Ya Hou

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New eBook Discounts at USCIB Bookstore

Order Now and save 10% on these new eBooks from the USCIB International Bookstore. Hurry, offer ends November 30, 2014!

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ICC Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook, $90.00
This practical guide and training tool provides hands-on expertise from distinguished practitioners in the field of corporate integrity and compliance. It offers useful guidance on performing risk assessment, installing a whistleblowing system, exercising due diligence when selecting agents or intermediaries, and conducting internal investigations.

Intellectual Property Licensing, $18.00
This booklet identifies and explains common issues that businesses face in connection with intellectual property right (IPR) licensing. It will help trademark and technology owners, IP Lawyers and businesses determine whether an IPR license is appropriate and necessary, and ensure that the license is properly documented and implemented.

Domain Names and New Generic Top-Level Domains, $18.00
To help businesses and trademark holders better understand the evolving domain name landscape, this paper provides an overview of the structure of the domain name system, the new gTLD program, and the mechanisms available to defend trademark rights.

Third Party Funding in International Arbitration, $90.00
Arbitration proceedings can be very complex and costly. How can you raise funds to cover those rising costs? The newest in the well-known Dossier series, Third Party Funding provides a complete picture of the challenges and opportunities of third party funding and the reactions it may arouse among international arbitration practitioners.

Drafting and Negotiating International Commercial Contracts, $150.00
Written by Fabio Bortolotti, a world-renowned expert on contract law, this completely updated guide provides insights into the basic requirements of a well-drafted contract. It is an invaluable tool for practitioners and students who wish to understand and prepare for the main issues they may face when dealing with international contracts.

Notes from the Field – Negotiating Around the World, $13.50
Business negotiations are increasingly taking place across borders. This publication gives guidance on preparing parties with diverse expectations and understanding of issues. It will help smooth negotiating processes and improve relationships between business partners.

For the complete list of eBooks available from our bookstore, please visit www.InternationalTradeBooks.org
or contact us at 212.703.5066.

 

Staff Contact: Hsin-Ya Hou

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Summer Savings at USCIB International Bookstore

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Save Big on these selected items throughout the summer!
No minimum quantity and No promotional code!

Pub No. Title Retail Price Sale Price
500 UCP 500 $7.50 $5 (33%)
511 UCP 500 & 400 Compared $30.00 $20 (33%)
522LF Uniform Rules for Collections Leaflet $3.00 $2 (33%)
525 Uniform Rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursement $8.00 $6 (25%)
525LF Uniform Rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursement Leaflet $2.50 $2 (20%)
560 Incoterms 2000 $49.45 $25 (50%)
560LF Incoterms 2000 English/French Version $55.00 $33 (40%)
600 UCP 600 $25.00 $15 (40%)
600LF UCP 600 Leaflet (pack of 25 leaflets) $125.00 $75 (40%)
627 Arbitration – Finance & Insurance $50.00 $40 (20%)
645 International Standard Banking Practice (for UCP 500) $18.00 $10 (45%)
656 ICC Model Mergers & Acquisitions Contract $85.00 $65 (24%)
673 ICC Model International Trademarks Licence $95.00 $78 (18%)
680 Commentary on UCP 600 $75.00 $55 (27%)
681 International Standard Banking Practice 2007 Edition $25.00 $20 (20%)
682 Insights into UCP 600 $85.00 $70 (18%)
683 The Complete UCP $95.00$ $82 (13%)
716 Incoterms® 2010 Wallchart (pack of 10 posters) 110.00 $88 (20%)
733 ICC Guide to National Procedures for Recognition and Enforcement of
Awards under the New York Convention
$135.00 $108 (20%)

For more information on any of these titles or to place your order, please visit www.InternationalTradeBooks.org or contact us at 212.703.5066.

USCIB International Bookstore

Tackling Corruption in Arbitration

Tackling Corruption in Arbitration
ICC Court of Arbitration Bulletin Supplement
Pre-Order your copy now and get a 10% discount at our International Bookstore
(offer ends May 20, 2014)

Corruption is a worldwide scourge.

With extracts from ICC Awards (2001-2009), this volume looks at arbitral tribunals which have or have not found evidence of corruption, the criteria on which such findings were based and the remedies applied.  Three accompanying articles provide commentary on these and other awards, discuss the use of circumstantial evidence in relation to corruption, and take stock of the international fight against corruption.

Contents include:

  • Recent Anti-Corruption Initiatives and their impact on Arbitration
  • Using Red Flags to Prevent Arbitration from Becoming a Safe Harbour for Contracts that Disguise Corruption
  • Dealing with Corruption in Arbitration: A Review of ICC Experience
  • Extracts from ICC Arbitral Awards Relating to Bribery and Corruption

Handbook of ICC Arbitration

Handbook of ICC Arbitration
by Thomas H. Webster and Dr. Michael Bühler
Published by Sweet & Maxwell
Pre-Order your copy now and get $10.00 off at our International Bookstore
(offer ends May 31, 2014)

This handbook guide the users with expert analysis of the 2012 Rules based on first-hand experience as arbitrators, counsel and ICC Court members. It examines closely the diverse issues that can occur during an arbitration proceeding.  It also contains essential information related to arbitration on an international level with reference to published and unpublished awards, procedural orders, and many decisions of national courts.

About the authors

Thomas Webster is a Canadian lawyer admitted to practice in the U.S., France and England.  He specializes in the International Litigation and Arbitration, Mediation, International Business Transactions, Private Investments, also Business and Company Law in France and other European countries.

Michael Bühler is the head of litigation at the Paris office of Jones Day, and coordinates the firm’s international dispute resolution practice in Europe.  He concentrates on international commercial arbitration and international business transactions and has been practicing law in Paris since 1985.