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standby

Medtalk adjective Referring to the immediate availability of a certain specialist–anesthesiologist, surgeon, who can be deployed in a medical emergency. Cf Concurrent.
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Even where the ISP rule tracks the UCP, however, it is often drafted with more detail to address situations which have been problematic under standbys.
For similar reasons, confusing or incorrect terms often appear in standbys.
While there are typical documents required by standbys, there is no typical format for any of these documents.
These developments will lead to greater certainty and availability of standbys and, ultimately, to greater use in markets and circumstances where there is a need for dependable assurance of payment.
The standby letter of credit is a member of the family of independent undertakings that includes commercial letters of credit (also known as documentary letters of credit) and independent guarantees.
Standby Letter of Credit or Standby is commonly used to describe a letter of credit, however named or described, recognized under applicable law as a letter of credit or other independent undertaking supporting an obligation of the applicant that is not based on payment for goods or services by means of a commercial letter of credit.
UCP Article 17 (force majeure) is unacceptable to most standby beneficiaries who are not prepared to bear the risk of unexpected issuer closure on the expiry date.
The UCP Article 43 provisions on latest date for shipment protects against stale documents of title, but in a commercial standby the documents are typically expected to be stale.
Transfer of commercial credits often involves multiple partial transfers but is expected to occur only once, whereas the typical transferable standby contemplates multiple transfers but no partial transfers.
More significantly, many of the issues that trouble standby practice are not even addressed in the UCP.
The communications cards and cable required for connecting the standby machine to the primary servers can be any industry-standard equipment using IPX protocols.
The standby machine does not have to be dedicated to mirroring.