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ICC Guide to Export/Import, 5th Edition

Price: $75.00
Item No.: 790E
ISBN: 978-92-842-0423-6

ICC Guide to Export/Import - Global Business Standards & Strategies (5th Edition)
By Guillermo C. Jimenez

Pub No. 790E
2018 Edition

Now in its 5th edition, this Guide has introduced a generation of international trade professionals to the essential rules and standard practices of the export import trade.

This thoroughly-revised edition includes up-to-date coverage of such crucial topics as:

  • Export Contracts
    Which documents are used to create and fulfill an export import contract?
    How do you properly use a pro forma invoice, purchase order, bill of lading, letter of credit, etc.?
  • Incoterms® 2010 rules
    Which Incoterms® rules are currently valid and which have been ruled obsolete?
    Which Incoterms® rules are used for general transport and which for maritime transport?
  • Dispute Resolution and ADR
    What is the difference between international litigation and international commercial arbitration? How do parties agree to arbitration under the ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICA)?
    What are the procedures at the ICA?
  • UCP 600
    What rules apply to letters of credit?
    What about standby letters of credit?
    Demand guarantees?
    What special rules apply to electronic documents and electronic letters of credit?
  • International Transport
    What different types of transport service providers are available for export import?
    What is the difference between a freight forwarder and a consolidator or NVOCC?
    How do you properly insure cargo for maximum coverage?
  • International Business Contracts
    How do you negotiate an international agency, distributorship, franchise, or trademark licensing contract?
    What are the ICC Model Contracts?
    What other international business contracts should you understand?
  • E-Commerce
    What do exporters and importers need to know about the Internet and e-commerce?
  • Intellectual Property
    How do exporters and importers protect their intellectual property rights internationally?

About the Author

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Guillermo C. Jimenez

Guillermo C. Jimenez, author of the ICC Guide to Export-Import, is an attorney as well as a tenured Professor of International Trade and Marketing (SUNY - Fashion Institute of Technology).

Prof. Jimenez has over 25 years experience practicing and teaching in the fields of of international trade and international law, including 8 years as Division Head for International Commercial Practice at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris Headquarters.  In addition to his book on Export-Import Basics, he has published books on international trade, business law and public affairs, as well as articles in journals and periodicals such as the Unidroit Uniform Law Review, Documentary Credits Insight, The New York State Bar Association Journal of Intellectual Property, and the International Herald Tribune.  As an international trade and policy expert, he has lectured in over 35 countries and collaborated with such intergovernmental organizations as the United Nations, World Trade Organization and European Commission.  He holds adjunct teaching appointments to Iona College (New York) and the International School of Management (Paris).

Prof. Jimenez received his B.A. from Harvard and his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. 

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