– Assignment 2 –

The seller of goods has the right to take legal action against a issuing bank which fails to fulfil its obligation  under a letter from irrevocable credit, just as the seller has the right to proceed directly against the buyer. Should the  issuing  bank also be liable for consequential damages that are reasonably foreseeable? See Hadley v. Baxendale [1854] 9 Ex.341.