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2011 ANNUAL REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL BANKING LAW & PRACTICE

edited by Professor James E. BYRNE

Director Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, Inc. & George Mason University School of Law

and Christopher S. BYRNES

Assistant Vice President Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, Inc.

THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL BANKING LAW & PRACTICE, INC.


2011 ANNUAL REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL BANKING LAW & PRACTICE

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Table of Contents Articles Overview of International Banking Law & Practice in 2010 by Professor James E. BYRNE and Christopher BYRNES ................................................................................ 11:3 AIJAZ, M. Hasan; Unconscionability as an Exception to the Independence Principle: A Study of Singapore Caselaw ....................................................................................................................... 11:19 AVIDON, Michael Evan; A US Perspective on the New URDG758 Compared to ISP98, UCP600 and the NY UCC ................................................................................................................................ 11:39 BARNES, James G.; Reimbursement Rights under Deferred Payment Credits ................................................... 11:47 BARNES, James G.; The L/C Fraud/Abuse Exception ......................................................................................... 11:51 BARNES, James G. and James E. BYRNE; Letters of Credit ................................................................................ 11:55 BOSE, Rupnarayan; Negotiation and the Law of Contracts ................................................................................ 11:65 CALLOBRE, Anthony R.; Letters of Credit in Commercial Loans and Bankruptcy ............................................. 11:69 DELSTON, Ross S. and Stephen C. WALLS; Reaching Beyond Banks: How to Target Trade-Based Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing outside the Financial Sector ..................................................... 11:81 DOLAN, John F.; Nareerux Redux: The Ontario Court of Appeal Fashions Novel Letter of Credit Law .......... 11:107 FAYERS, Roger; Performance Guarantees: English Procedure and Construction ............................................. 11:115 FOX, Steven and Reema SHOUR; Implied Obligation under Article 16(f) of UCP 600 to Return Rejected Documents Reasonably Promptly ................................................................................ 11:119 GOODE, Professor Sir Roy; ICC Approves Revised Rules on Demand Guarantees ........................................ 11:123 HOQUE, A.T.M and Donald SMITH; Are There Ambiguities in Defining ‘Beneficiary’ in UCP 600? ................ 11:127 JIN, Saibo; Procedures to Review and Retry the Case against an Order of Injunction under Letters of Credit in Chinese Courts .................................................................................................... 11:131 KOZOLCHYK, Boris; Carewins, Straight Bills of Lading and Their Future as LC Collateral .............................. 11:139 MATTOX, Don; If We Do Not Honour or Negotiate, are We Entitled to Claim Reimbursement? ................... 11:153 NEAL, Catherine S.; The Role of the Judiciary in Advancing Public Policy to Promote Ethical Business Practices: Comparing Gray Market Tires and Tiffany Silver Jewelry ................................ 11:157 SAKCHUTCHAWAN, Sut; An Inquiry into the Strict Compliance of the International Chamber of Commerce Trade Rules in Financing Process .......................................................................... 11:189 WANG, Xuehui; Must a Description of the Goods Appear in Bills of Lading? ................................................. 11:203 ZHANG, Ningning; The Effect of Non-Documentary Conditions in Documentary Credits .............................. 11:207 ZHANG, Ningning; The Governing Law for Contractual Disputes Arising from Letter of Credit in England ... 11:215

Statutes and Government Actions Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (US FinCEN); Advisory to Financial Institutions on Filing Suspicious Activity Reports Regarding Trade-Based Money Laundering .................................. 11:227 Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (US FinCEN); Application of a Section 311 Special Measure to Payments under a Standby Letter of Credit ................................................................ 11:235 Tunisian Commercial Code; Articles Related to “Documentary Credits” ......................................................... 11:239

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Practices and ADR BAFT-IFSA; Key Concerns Regarding Trade Finance and Transaction Banking ................................................. 11:243 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Statement from the Officers of the ICC Banking Commission: The Effect of the Icelandic Volcano Eruption on Presentations of Documents under Transactions Subject to ICC Rules ...................................................................................................... 11:247 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Report on Findings of ICC-ADB Register on Trade & Finance ..... 11:249 International Chamber of Commerce; ICC Global Survey: Rethinking Trade Finance 2010 ............................... 11:271 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Recommendations of the Banking Commission in Respect of the Requirements for an On Board Notation ......................................................................... 11:331 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Guidance Paper on the Use of Sanction Clauses for Trade Related Products Subject to ICC Rules .......................................................................................... 11:341 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Position Paper: ICC Response to the Basel Committee Consultative Document on “Strengthening the Resilience of the Banking System” .................................. 11:347 AVIDON, Michael Evan; Memo Re: Issues in Replacing an Existing Letter of Credit or Demand Guarantee with a New Letter of Credit or Demand Guarantee ................................................ 11:353 Joint Industry Communication on Proposed Increased Cost of Trade Finance ................................................. 11:357 Uniform Law Commission (ULC) Committee; Memo on Report on the Implementation of the United Nations Convention on Independent Guaranties and Standby Letters of Credit ................. 11:365 United States Council for International Business (USCIB); Letter to Endorse US Adoption of the United Nations Convention on Independent Guarantees and Standby Letters of Credit ................ 11:375

Case Summaries 915 Broadway Associates LLC v. Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP .......................................................... 11:379 Able Engineering Company Limited v. Widevelop Limited ................................................................................ 11:380 Ace American Insurance Company v. Bank of the Ozarks ................................................................................... 11:381 Admanco v. 700 Stanton Drive, LLC ................................................................................................................... 11:383 Air Philippines Corp. v. KFS Aviation Co. ............................................................................................................. 11:385 Alphamate Commodity GMBH v. CHS Europe ................................................................................................... 11:387 American Import-Export Bank v. World of Colors .............................................................................................. 11:388 Andrews v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. ............................................................................................................ 11:389 *Anhui Import and Export Co. v. Oswal Chemicals & Fertilizer Ltd. .................................................................... 11:390 Arthur Schuman, Inc. v. Banco Santander Brasil ................................................................................................... 11:391 Associated Warehousing, Inc. v. Banterra Corp. ................................................................................................. 11:393 Atlas ReSources v Liberty Mutual ........................................................................................................................ 11:395 Axa Corporate Solutions SA v. National Westminster Bank Plc .......................................................................... 11:396 Barna Conshipping, S.L. v. 8,000 Metric Tons ..................................................................................................... 11:397 Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. v. Seacor Marine, LLC (In re Bender Shipbuilding) ...................................... 11:398 Bloomfield Institutional Opportunity Fund, L.L.C. v. Allen Investment Properties, L.L.C. ................................... 11:400 Campbell v. Hanover Insurance Co. (In re Campbell) .......................................................................................... 11:401 Canadian American Ass’n of Professional Baseball, Ltd. v. Ottawa Rapidz ....................................................... 11:402 Carey Value Added, SL v. Grupo Urvasco, SA ..................................................................................................... 11:403 Cement Masons Local 527 v. Capital Restoration and Painting Co. ................................................................... 11:407 Century Indemnity Co. v Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s .................................................................................... 11:408 In re Champion Enterprises .................................................................................................................................. 11:409 *China Everbest Financial Co. v. Lifeng Industrial Co .......................................................................................... 11:410 China New Era International Ltd. v. Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd. ................................................................. 11:411

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Claremont Realty LLC v. River Oaks Capital Management, Inc. .......................................................................... 11:416 In re Commercial Money Center, Inc. ................................................................................................................... 11:418 Compass Bank v. Eager Road Associates ........................................................................................................... 11:420 Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, Inc. v. United States ............................................................................... 11:421 Container Corporation v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue ............................................................................. 11:422 CRM Collateral II, Inc. v. Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon ......................................... 11:423 Crooked Creek Corp. v. Primebank (In re: Crooked Creek Corp.) ....................................................................... 11:426 Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas v. Soffer ........................................................................................................ 11:428 Dexia Credit Local v. Frederick Cuppy ................................................................................................................. 11:431 DP Concrete Prods., LLC v. Am. Spring Wire Corp. ............................................................................................. 11:432 Dubai Court Decision ........................................................................................................................................... 11:433 Dunn v. AAH Ltd. .................................................................................................................................................. 11:435 EAM Land Services, Inc. v. Ideal Mortgage Bankers, Ltd. ................................................................................... 11:436 *Electrotherm (India) Ltd. v. Shenyang Mining Machinery Import & Export Corp. ............................................. 11:438 In re Elemco Testing Company, Inc. ..................................................................................................................... 11:440 Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi v. Banca Popolare Dell’alto Adige SPA ............................................................................ 11:441 Export-Import Bank of U.S. v. United California Discount Corp .......................................................................... 11:444 Express Blower Inc. v. Earthcare ........................................................................................................................... 11:448 FDIC v. Yacoobian ................................................................................................................................................ 11:450 Fortis Bank v. Indian Overseas Bank .................................................................................................................... 11:453 Fortis v. ADIB ........................................................................................................................................................ 11:457 Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. v. SunTrust Bank .......................................................................................................... 11:461 Fresnius Medical Care Holdings v. Baxter International ...................................................................................... 11:462 Friedman v. Riffin (In re Riffin) ............................................................................................................................... 11:464 Gasparini v. Pordomingo ..................................................................................................................................... 11:465 *Guilin South Rubber (Group) Co. v. China Everbright Bank (Xinhu Branch) ...................................................... 11:464 In re GWLS Holdings, Inc., .................................................................................................................................... 11:465 Hansen v. Native American Refinery Co. .............................................................................................................. 11:466 Hansen v. PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero), TBK .......................................................................................... 11:467 Harman Investments, Ltd. v. Shah Safari Inc. ........................................................................................................ 11:469 Highland Produce Ltd. v. Egg Farmers of Canada .............................................................................................. 11:471 HKSAR v. Ho Wing-Cheong ................................................................................................................................. 11:472 HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd v. Dharani Sugars [Davidson] .................................................................................... 11:473 *Hunan Machinery Import & Export Co. v. Ningbo Oriental Investment Ltd ...................................................... 11:478 Industrial Bank of Korea v. US Bank ..................................................................................................................... 11:480 *ING, Shanghai v. SIP Shell Gas Co. ..................................................................................................................... 11:481 Inskeep v. Griffin (In re Griffin Trading Co., Inc.) ................................................................................................... 11:483 International-Matex Tank Terminals-Illinois v. Chemical Bank (29 April 2010) ..................................................... 11:484 IPSCO Tubulars v. AJAX Tocco Magnathermic Corp. .......................................................................................... 11:486 Jaffe v. Bank of America ....................................................................................................................................... 11:487 Johor Land Bhd v. Malaysian Assurance Alliance Bhd ....................................................................................... 11:490 JSC BTA Bank v. Granton Trade Ltd. .................................................................................................................... 11:493 Kaiser Group Int’l, Inc. v. Nova Hut (In re Kaiser Group Int’l, Inc.) ......................................................................... 11:494 Kaliner v. Willow Grove Bank (In re ATS Products Corporation) .......................................................................... 11:495 Kam Hing Trading LTD v. People’s Insurance Co of China .................................................................................. 11:496 Kell & Rigby Holdings v. Lindsay Bennelong ....................................................................................................... 11:497 Cole Taylor Bank v. The Kirk Corporation (In re The Kirk Corporation) ................................................................ 11:500 Kolmar Group AG v. Traxpo Enterprises PVT Ltd. ............................................................................................... 11:502 Kotonou v. National Westminster Bank Plc ......................................................................................................... 11:503 Kwikspace Modular Buildings v. Sabodala Mining Company ............................................................................ 11:504 L-3 Communications Corp v. OSI Systems .......................................................................................................... 11:508

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Lai Tak Enterprises Limited v. Daily Fine Industrial Limited ................................................................................. 11:509 Lakeside Vist Apartments v. Federal National Mortgage Association ............................................................... 11:510 *The People’s Government of Luoshe Town, Xishan, Jiangsu Province v. Bank of China .................................. 11:512 Macomb County Board of Commissioners v. StellarOne Bank .......................................................................... 11:514 Mainas Farms, Inc. v. Vukasovich Trust (In re VEC Farms, LLC) ........................................................................... 11:516 Man Fai Tai Congo Holdings Ltd. Sari v. Innovest Berhad .................................................................................. 11:517 Man Industries (India) Ltd. v. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. ....................................................................... 11:518 Map Marine Ltd. v. China Construction Bank Corp. ............................................................................................ 11:519 Mashreqbank ....................................................................................................................................................... 11:521 Matutrading Co. v. North Africa Int’l Bank ........................................................................................................... 11:522 MBF Insurance Sdn Bhd v. Lembaga Penyatuan & Pemulihan Tanah Persekutuan (FEL-CRA) .......................... 11:526 Melewar Leisure Sdn Bhd v. Danaharta Managers Sdn Bhd .............................................................................. 11:528 Meritz Fire and Marine Insurance Company LTD ................................................................................................ 11:529 Momentous.ca Corp v. Canadian American Ass’n of Professional Baseball, Ltd. ............................................. 11:531 Morgan Stanley v. Trafigura .................................................................................................................................. 11:532 MW Mapleleaf Partners LLC v. Fifth Third Bank .................................................................................................. 11:533 NAVALGALAXY Shipping Ltd v. China Metallurgy Import & Export Shandong Co. .......................................... 11:534 Networks USA, LLC v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. ...................................................................................................... 11:535 Osowski v. AMEC Construction Management, Inc. ............................................................................................. 11:538 Parker v. United States .......................................................................................................................................... 11:539 Patton Homes, LLC v. Bellows ............................................................................................................................. 11:540 QBE Insurance v. Westpoint Realty ...................................................................................................................... 11:541 Rafool v. Evans (In re Central Illinois Energy, LLC) ............................................................................................... 11:534 Rec Wafer Norway AS v. Moser Baer Photo Voltaic Ltd ...................................................................................... 11:544 Rika Global Impex Ltd. v. Oriental Bank of Commerce ....................................................................................... 11:545 RJM2, Ltd. v. Gordon & Ferguson, Inc. ................................................................................................................ 11:547 Rogers International, Inc. v. Branch Banking and Trust Company ....................................................................... 11:548 Rossa v. D.L. Falk Construction, Inc. ..................................................................................................................... 11:549 Rushoe Enter. Sdn. Bhd. v. M. 10 Builders Sdn. Bhd. .......................................................................................... 11:550 Satriadesa Corporation Sdn Bhd v. Tenaga Nasional Bhd ................................................................................. 11:551 Seattle Iron & Metals Corp. v. Lin Xie ................................................................................................................... 11:553 SEC v. W. Anthony Huff ......................................................................................................................................... 11:555 Seng Seng Construction v. Southern Bank ........................................................................................................... 11:556 Shanghai Electric Group Co. Ltd. v. PT Merak Energi Indonesia ......................................................................... 11:557 *Shenzhen Shuguang Info. Tech. Co. v. Export-Import Bank of China ................................................................ 11:559 Shields v. RLI Insurance Company (In re Williams) ............................................................................................... 11:561 *Siemens International Trade Co., Ltd (Shanghai) v. Shanghai Gold Real Estate Co., ........................................ 11:563 Sim Ah Hee v. Affin Bank Berhad ......................................................................................................................... 11:564 Smith v. Slack Alost Development Services of Alabama, LLC ............................................................................. 11:565 Snow v. Jim Rathman Chevrolet, Inc. .................................................................................................................... 11:566 Southern Homes, AL, Inc. v. Bermuda Lakes, LLC ............................................................................................... 11:567 *Spain Rick Leepusa Co. v. China Ningbo International Corp. ........................................................................... 11:568 Spiral Aviation Training Co., LLC v. Canada (Attorney General) .......................................................................... 11:570 Standard Chartered v. AWB (USA) ....................................................................................................................... 11:571 Swiss Singapore Overseas v. China Citic Bank .................................................................................................... 11:573 Tambakis v. Ferluga .............................................................................................................................................. 11:576 Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. v. May (In re Texas Commercial Energy) .............................................. 11:578 Tourneau, LLC v. 53rd and Madison Tower Development LLC .......................................................................... 11:579 Town of Poland v. T & M Mortgage Solutions, Inc. .............................................................................................. 11:580 Trans Pacific National Bank v. UBS AG ................................................................................................................ 11:581 U.S. Bank National Ass’n v. BankPlus ................................................................................................................... 11:582

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U.S. Bank National Ass’n v. Turquoise Properties Gulf, Inc. ................................................................................. 11:584 United Demolition & Reclamation v. Altchem Environmental Services Inc ......................................................... 11:585 United Overseas Bank Ltd. v. Tru-line Beauty Consultants .................................................................................. 11:586 United States v. Brown ......................................................................................................................................... 11:588 Uwaydah v. General Electric Medical Systems Europe, Inc. (In re Uwaydah) ...................................................... 11:589 Van Zeeland Oil Co. v. Lawrence Agency, Inc. ...................................................................................................... 11:590 Vossloh Aktiengesellschaft v. Alpha Trains UK .................................................................................................... 11:593 Wachovia Bank National Ass’n v. Encap Golf Holdings, LLC ............................................................................. 11:604 Walker Properties of Woodbury II v. City of Woodbury ....................................................................................... 11:605 Water Works Board of the city of Birmingham v. Ambac .................................................................................... 11:607 Wells Fargo & Company and Subsidiaries v. United States ................................................................................ 11:609 Williams v. Moore Medical Center, L.L.C. ............................................................................................................ 11:610

Cases: Text Air Philippines Corp. v. KFS Aviation Co. ........................................................................................................... 11:613 Cargill Financial Services v. First Ukrainian Int’l Bank (Excerpt from) ................................................................... 11:635 Dubai Court Decision .......................................................................................................................................... 11:637

Index 1996 - 2011 Cumulative Index .............................................................................................................................. 11:645

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