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23 02, 2017

ICC hails entry into force of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement as “watershed moment” for world trade

February 23rd, 2017|News, Trade and Investment Policy|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the entry into force of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)—a landmark global trade agreement which could provide a boost to global trade flows of over US$1trillion. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the entry into force of the World Trade [...]

21 02, 2017

ICC appoints new ICC Court Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General

February 21st, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 21 February 2017 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the appointment of Alexander G. Fessas as Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (“ICC Court”) and Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services and Ana Serra e Moura as Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court. They will respectively succeed [...]

9 02, 2017

Indian business and WTO Director General talk future of global trade at ICC-hosted roundtable

February 9th, 2017|News, Trade and Investment Policy|

New Delhi, 09 February 2017 Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), met with Indian business leaders in New Delhi yesterday for discussions on the future of the global trading system, at a roundtable hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). ICC Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal and ICC Secretary General John [...]

7 02, 2017

The importance of opening presentations in mediation

February 7th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 07 February 2017 Mediation skills, techniques and strategies are spotlighted this week with the 12th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition currently underway. Iain Roxborough and Matthew Scully of Clifford Chance, the main supporting organisation of the event, provide their thoughts on the significance of mediation opening presentations in their guest blog for the [...]

6 02, 2017

Global impacts of counterfeiting and piracy to reach US$4.2 trillion by 2022

February 6th, 2017|BASCAP, News|

Hong Kong, 6 February 2017 A new report released today indicates that the global economic value of counterfeiting and piracy could reach US$2.3 trillion by 2022. Titled, The Economic Impacts of Counterfeiting and Piracy, the report provides estimates on the wider social and economic impacts on displaced economic activity, investment, public fiscal losses and [...]

27 01, 2017

Five reasons why ICC engages on data protection

January 27th, 2017|Digital Economy, News|

Paris, 27 January 2017 A day to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices, international Data Protection Day – or Data Privacy Day – takes place this year on 28 January. At ICC we know that business expertise and knowledge is vital for data protection. That's why we make it our [...]

24 01, 2017

International trade organisations release compliance guidance for trade transactions

January 24th, 2017|Banking, News|

Paris, 24 January 2017 The Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Wolfsberg Group, and the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) jointly announce today the publication of The Wolfsberg Group, ICC and BAFT Trade Finance Principles. The guidance document updates the Wolfsberg Group's Trade Finance Principles paper last revised [...]

18 01, 2017

ICC reveals record number of new Arbitration cases filed in 2016

January 18th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 18 January 2017 The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced record figures for new cases filed for administration under ICC rules in 2016. According to preliminary statistics, a total of 966 new cases administered by the Court were filed in 2016 - involving 3,099 parties from [...]

17 01, 2017

Sustainable business opens major economic opportunity says new report

January 17th, 2017|Corporate Responsibilty and Anti-corruption, Environment and Energy, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Vienna, 17 January 2017 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the findings of a landmark report by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC) which reveals that sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth at least US$12 trillion – creating up to 380 million jobs a year by 2030. The new report [...]

17 01, 2017

ICC Mediation Week: Education, experience, exchange

January 17th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 17 January 2017 The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) biggest educational event of the year, the ICC Mediation Week, is set to take place 2-8 February 2017. Organised by the ICC International Centre for ADR, the celebrated event includes the International Mediation Roundtable and the International Commercial Mediation Competition. For mediators looking to [...]

11 01, 2017

ICC Banking Commission welcomes new experts to Advisory Board, Executive Committee and Secretariat

January 11th, 2017|Banking, News|

Paris, 11 January 2017 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has made a series of new appointments to its Advisory Board, Executive Committee, and Secretariat. It does so in line with its 2020 Strategy and with the aim of strengthening its regulatory advocacy and rule-making efforts. In order to meet market requirements [...]

20 12, 2016

Collaboration of all stakeholders essential to steer future of work in the digital economy to one of inclusive growth

December 20th, 2016|Digital Economy, News|

Increased multistakeholder efforts are necessary to address the profound impact the digital revolution is having on the characteristics of work and employment. Challenges relating to the future of work were addressed by an ICC BASIS co-organised workshop, held last week during the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a UN-linked platform that facilitates the discussion of [...]