International Trade

Understanding Letters of Credit

Learn the fundamentals of documentary credit

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 8:30 A.M. to noon

This training workshop is accredited by the Québec Bar Association.


Carole Chevrier

Carole Chevrier

Senior Advisor, International Trade Operations
National Bank of Canada

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  • Has been part of the International Trade team at the National Bank of Canada for over 25 years (Quebec City, Toronto, Montreal);
  • Has held various positions in the areas of letters of credit, international payments, business development, documentary collections and letters of guarantee.
  • Holds a degree in translation and a business certificate from Laval University. Was awarded the designation of CDCS (Certified Documentary Credit Specialist) by BAFT-IFSA in 2007 (renewed in 2010).

The activity will be held in French.


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514 871-4001

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Line Leblond
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The workshop expenses are tax deductible (provicial and federal).

The cost of the workshop is eligible as an expense under the 1% Training Investment.

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at will be accepted.


InterContinental Hotel Montreal
360 Saint-Antoine Street W.

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Why You Should Attend?

To learn the principles, applications, and components of documentary credit, and thereby:

  • Understand the purpose, use, and different types of letters of credit
  • Know the characteristics of documentary credit
  • Learn the progression of documentary credit
  • Name the different parties involved, know their respective responsibilities
  • Understand the role of the customs and practice for documentary credit
  • Recognize the possibilities for financing via documentary credit

Who Should Attend?

For all individuals beginning to work with or for those who occasionally work with documentary credit.

Minimize the risks inherent to international trade

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"Exporting Québec" initiative:

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WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.

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Centers Associations


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