GuaranteesGuarantees

An international guarantee is a written undertaking by a guarantor, usually a bank, to ensure that a supplier or contractor receives compensation in the event of a breach of contract.

There are several different types of guarantee, and more than one type can be included in your company's contracts.

Overview of guaranteesOverview of guarantees

About guarantees

Read general information about guarantee standards and regulations.

Read about guarantees

Types of guarantee

Read about the characteristics of the different types of bonds and guarantees.

Types of guarantee

International rules

Guarantees are subject to various international rules and regulations.

International rules

FAQ

We have compiled a set of frequently asked questions about guarantees.

FAQ about guarantees

Glossary

We have compiled a glossary of terms often used in guarantees.

See a glossary of guarantee terms

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