(735 ILCS 5/12-635)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-635)
Determining amount of the money of certain contract claims.
(a) If an amount contracted to be paid in a foreign money is measured by
a specified amount of a different money, the amount to be paid is
determined on the conversion date.
(b) If an amount contracted to be paid in a foreign money is to be
measured by a different money at the rate of exchange prevailing on a date
before default, that rate of exchange applies only to payments made within
a reasonable time after default, not exceeding 30 days. Thereafter,
conversion is made at the bank-offered spot rate on the conversion date.
(c) A monetary claim is neither usurious nor unconscionable because the
agreement on which it is based provides that the amount of the debtor's
obligation to be paid in the debtor's money, when received by the creditor,
must equal a specified amount of the foreign money of the country of the
creditor. If, because of unexcused delay in payment of a judgment or
award, the amount received by the creditor does not equal the amount of the
foreign money specified in the agreement, the court or arbitrator shall
amend the judgment or award accordingly.
(Source: P.A. 86-1291.)