May 3, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Michael Evan Avidon has been named the "2022 Letter of Credit Lawyer of the Year" by the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice (IIBLP). The IIBLP is the leading letter of credit organization in the world. Mike has been an active member for decades and serves as an Editorial Advisory Board member on its primary publication, Documentary Credit World.
Throughout his career, Mike has been at the forefront of LC law and practice. He actively participated in drafting underlying laws (such as UCC Revised Article 5) and practice rules (such as ISP98). He has chaired numerous LC committees and continues to speak regularly at industry events. In his practice, Mike has represented many major banks in the LC space and is widely viewed as an expert in the field.
Click here for a pdf of the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice’s press release.