Designing Warehouse Receipt Legislation: Regulatory options and recent trends

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This publication provides guidance for countries seeking to develop or reform existing warehouse receipt legislation. It highlights the importance of core elements of a good enabling legislation, while suggesting flexibility to accommodate country specificities. A supportive legal framework is a common precondition for confidence in and acceptance of warehouse receipts for producers, credit providers and market participants. 

Designing Warehouse Receipt Legislation: Regulatory options and recent trends  -  English (en)

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Document Type Paper
Author Philine Wehling and Bill Garthwaite
Year of Publication 2014
Publisher The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO
Rome, Italy
Number of Pages 173 pp.
Region / Country Global /
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Warehouse Receipt Finance, Warehouse Receipts, warehouse receipt financing, warehouse receipt legislation, Access To Credit, Access To Finance
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