Hey Everyone, I’m Sook Ling. I’m the Content Creator from Tradelinks Resources, a training specialist in the area of Incoterms, Letters of Credit, UCP600, Bills of Lading etc.  I would like to welcome you to our 1st online module titled “10 Insightful Cases Studies on How to Avoid Pitfalls, Tricks and Traps in  International Trade”.

The case studies in this module is designed for those who are involved in International Trade viz manufacturers, traders, exporters, importers, bankers, insurers, freight forwarders and carriers.

One of the best ways to learn about the pitfalls, risks and traps in international trade is from recorded past cases.  

Mr Billy Fong, Principal Trainer from Tradelinks Resources and I have worked together to summarize the case studies into a pictorial form so that you can learn from the cases in an easy way.

Course Curriculum

  • 2

    Free Case 2 : How an Importer was cheated by the Exporter using forged documents in a Letter of Credit transaction

  • 3

    Free Case 3 : The consequences if the goods description in the Sales Contract does not match the terms of the Letter of Credit

  • 4

    Case 1 : Han Jin Bankruptcy - An Importer's harrowing experience

    • Video - Hanjin Bankruptcy

    • Transcript

  • 5

    Case 2 : How using an LC to pay for past shipment of goods can be detrimental to the Seller

    • Video - DBS Bank Ltd v Carrier Singapore

    • Transcript

  • 6

    Case 3 : Can an Issuing Bank be held liable to the applicant if there are forgeries in the documents submitted to the Exporter

    • Video - Montrod v. Grundkotter Fleischvertriebs

    • Transcript

  • 7

    Case 4 : How backdating a Bill of Lading is tantamount to fraud

    • Video - Standard Chartered Bank v Pakistan National Shipping Corp

    • Transcript

  • 8

    Case 5 : How an Issuing Bank was liable to pay US$1.2million due to non compliance to Article 14 of UCP500

    • Video - Voest Alpine Trading USA v Bank of China

    • Transcript

  • 9

    Case 6 : Beware of Triad Syndicates operating in International Trade

    • Video - Pacifica Phantom Ship

    • Transcript

  • 10

    Case 7 : How an Exporter did not get paid under a Confirmed LC although the Importer had waived the discrepancies

    • Video - PGEO v Bank of New York

    • Transcript

  • 11

    Case 8 : How an Importer was not able to claim under Insurance for damaged goods

    • Video - Success Insurance v George Kallis

    • Transcript

  • 12

    Case 9 : A surprise twist on how things can go wrong for both Seller & Buyer on a transaction using Incoterms DAP.

    • Video - Frozen Chicken

    • Frozen Chicken Transcript

    • Video - Documents Against Payment

  • 13

    Case 10 : How Importing under CIF can be risky

    • Video - PVC Importer's Dilemma

    • Transcript

Online Instructors

Mr. Billy Fong Goon Poy, ACIB, MITD, is the principal trainer of Tradelinks Resources Sdn. Bhd which specializes in training in Letters of Credit, Incoterms, Bills of Lading, UCP600 and ISBP 

Billy Fong was the Chief Trainer of the Trade Finance Faculty of the Staff Training Centre of a major international bank in Malaysia. Mr. Billy Fong has more than 15 years of working experience in the banking industry in the area of trade financing.

Mr. Billy Fong has over the past 25 years conducted numerous workshops on international trade for exporters, importers, bankers, freight forwarders, lawyers etc.

Sook Ling is the Online Content Creator for Tradelinks Resources. Prior to joining Tradelinks Resources, she has over 5 years of working experience in one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms & Shell.

She works with Mr Billy Fong to convert his seminars into online videos to share with the international trade community

Contact us at Email: training@tradelinks.com.my Website: https://tradelinks.com.my/

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