2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 45. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 05. Letters of Credit
Sec. 45.05.112. Transfer of letter of credit.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 45.05.112 (2019)

(a) Except as otherwise provided in AS 45.05.113, unless a letter of credit provides that it is transferable, the right of a beneficiary to draw or otherwise demand performance under a letter of credit may not be transferred.

(b) Even if a letter of credit provides that it is transferable, the issuer may refuse to recognize or carry out a transfer if

(1) the transfer would violate applicable law; or

(2) the transferor or transferee has failed to comply with a requirement stated in the letter of credit, or with another requirement that

(A) relates to transfer imposed by the issuer; and

(B) is within the standard practice referred to in AS 45.05.108(e) or is otherwise reasonable under the circumstances.

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