ch. 1. Introduction ch. 2. Definitions and characteristics ch. 3. Contractual and statutory requirements ch. 4. Construction ch. 5. Aids to construction of demand instruments and guarantees ch. 6. Presumption against the imposition of primary liability ch. 7. Authority of signatory ch. 8. Local approvals ch. 9. The bimco newbuildcon : standard newbuilding contract : part II, Annex A (III) refund guarantee ch. 10. Guarantees issued on behalf of the buyer ch. 11. Guarantees issued on behalf of the builder ch. 12. Parent guarantees and letters of comfort ch. 13. Assignment and novation ch. 14. Material variation of the underlying contract ch. 15. Anti-discharge provisions and the purview doctrine ch. 16. Discharge of the surety ch. 17. Vitiating elements in the contract of suretyship ch. 18. Making a demand ch. 19. Restraining payment ch. 20. The enforceability of an English court judgment/London arbitration award.