Letter of Understanding between FCI and AKC

 

  1. AKC will recognize the pedigree for any FCI registry that meets AKC requirements and that wishes to have such recognition.
  2. AKC will not automatically give exclusive recognition to the FCI Registry in any country in which there are multiple registries and FCI will not automatically give exclusive recognition to AKC registry in the United States.
  3. AKC will not register any dog born in an FCI member country until that dog has been registered in the Stud Book of the FCI Registry or the AKC-recognised registry in that country. No dog born in the USA belonging to breeds recognized by the AKC will be registered by an FG member registry unless the dog has been registered in the FG- recognized registry in the United States. It is up to the FCI to decide about the registration of dogs born in the USA belonging to breeds not recognized by the AKC
  4. Each of the parties agrees that when any information comes to its knowledge which might reasonably affect or be useful to the other party (AKC judges suspension, amended standards, etc.), it will immediately communicate such information to the other party.
  5. FCI and AKC will deal with the judging approval reciprocity in a separate document (see attachment). AKC will not sponsor any event in the country of an FCI member without the express permission of FCI and the FCI member. FCI will not sponsor any event within the territory of the United States without the express permission of AKC Puerto Rico is exempted from this provision as both AKC and FCI have been previously sponsoring activities on that island.
  6. While not an FCI member, FCI has graciously agreed to permit AKC to participate in its World or Section Agility, Utility, Obedience, etc. Championship Event provided that this participation does not prevent representative teams of FCI member organizations from taking part. If the AKC teams win the competition, they are not eligible for the title of FCI Winner at these events.
  7. AKC registered dogs are eligible for the title of FCI International Champion under specific conditions to be agreed upon by the AKC and FCI.
  8. Except with the agreement of the AKC the FCI will not register kennel names for breeders living in the USA (with exception of Puerto Rico) and, except with the agreement of the FCI, the AKC will not register kennel names for breeders living in countries where the FCI has a member, which the AKC has accepted.
  9. FCI agrees to send to the AKC headquarters all revised breed standards and AKC agrees to send to the FCI headquarters copies of its Gbmplete Dog Book, which includes all AKC standards, each time that such publication is revised.
  10. The terms of this letter of understanding is agreed to by the parties listed below. This agreement may be terminated by either party upon reasonable notification to the other party.

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