International Trade

Understanding letters of credit

Learn the fundamentals of documentary credit

Friday, December 12, 2014 from 8:30 A.M. to noon


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).

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 is it for?

The activity will be held in French.


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Ticket(s) $167* $237*
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By phone
514 871-4001

Comments and suggestions

Line Leblond
Project Manager, Training

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.


Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
380 St. Antoine Street W. Suite 6000

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Who Should Attend?

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

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  • EDC
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WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.

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Centers Associations


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