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21 03, 2017

ICC response to G20 Finance Ministers communiqué

2017-03-21T12:41:50+00:00 March 21st, 2017|News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Following the conclusion of the 2017 G20 Finance Ministers meeting, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued the following statement: John Danilovich, ICC Secretary General, said: “We continue to face the challenge of global growth being too low and benefiting too few. This is the defining economic test of our times—and we urge all G20 [...]

24 02, 2017

Worldwide privacy rules for IoT would be welcome

2017-02-24T15:47:37+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Digital Economy, News|

Brussels, 24 February 2017 Privacy legislation is struggling to keep up with technology. With IoT, where everything happens in real time, this will become even worse, warns Ivan Vandermeersch, a former communication adviser at the Cabinet of the Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium in charge of Telecommunication and Public Enterprises, and current secretary general of BDMA [...]

8 02, 2017

ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin now free for ICC Belgium’s members

2017-02-09T16:19:28+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 08 February 2017 The ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, the unique journal of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the ICC International Centre for ADR, has undergone a major transformation assuring its role as a leading voice in the democratization of international dispute resolution. The first issue of the new look Bulletin [...]

23 01, 2017

Legal experts from 12 Arab States converge at ICC Arab Arbitration Group

2017-01-25T11:12:39+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Amman, 23 January 2017 Former Vice-President of the International Court of Justice and former Prime Minister of Jordan Awn Al-Khasawneh was among several high-level participants attending the Second Meeting of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arab Arbitration Group which took place in Amman, Jordan on 21 January. More than 60 members from 12 [...]

16 12, 2016

Wouter Van Gulck, head of Belgian Chambers, re-elected as Council member of the World Chambers Federation

2016-12-16T17:57:35+00:00 December 16th, 2016|News, WCF World Chambers Federation|

Paris, 16 December 2016 The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced election results of the WCF General Council. Chambers from almost 130 countries voted for their 20 preferred representatives using an online election platform. It was a pleasure to have the confirmation of the renewal of Wouter [...]

13 12, 2016

UN General Assembly grants Observer Status to International Chamber of Commerce in historic decision

2016-12-15T10:56:06+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Corporate Responsibilty and Anti-corruption, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

New York City, 13 December 2016 In an unprecedented move, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has today granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)—the world’s largest business organisation representing more than six million members in over 100 countries. The decision-taken by 193 members of the UN General Assembly during its [...]

9 12, 2016

ICC Belgium celebrates the UN Anti-corruption Day with the Belgian National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

2016-12-12T11:58:56+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Corporate Responsibilty and Anti-corruption, News|

Download now for free the new Guide (EN, NL or FR) launched during today's conference with Kris Peeters, Minister for Economic Affairs & Koen Geens, Minister of Justice: Download hier de Nederlanstalige versie Meer informatie Téléchargez ici la version en Français Plus d'information Download the English version More information [...]

8 12, 2016

New Global Code for market, opinion and social research future-proofed to extend to data analytics and strengthen public trust

2016-12-08T13:00:26+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Marketing and Advertising, News|

Paris, 8 December 2016 Today, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Association for Market, Opinion and Social Research (ESOMAR) have released an important update to the ICC/ESOMAR International Code on Market, Opinion and Social Research and Data Analytics. Drafted by an international team of research and privacy experts, the recent changes clarify [...]

2 12, 2016

ICC and Dispute Resolution Data enter into agreement to shed light on arbitration

2016-12-06T16:05:05+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Paris, 02 December 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Dispute Resolution Data (DRD) – a research service for international commercial arbitration and mediation. Under the terms of the agreement, the ICC International Court of Arbitration will provide data that will ultimately contribute to a [...]

1 12, 2016

G20 Scorecard: Could do better on business policy priorities

2016-12-01T16:52:22+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Corporate Responsibilty and Anti-corruption, Environment and Energy, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Berlin, 01 December 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has unveiled the latest edition of ICC G20 Business Scorecard rating G20 responsiveness to key business policy priorities for growing the global economy. The Scorecard shows G20 progress on a number of international business priorities but reveals important missed opportunities by the group to [...]

30 11, 2016

Brand and transport leaders sign historic declaration to stop maritime shipping of counterfeit goods

2016-11-30T16:37:18+00:00 November 30th, 2016|BASCAP, Intellectual Property, News|

Brussels, 30 November 2016 Brand owners and representatives from the international shipping industry have joined forces in signing an historic declaration of intent aimed at preventing the maritime transport of counterfeit goods. Leaders from global shipping firms, freight forwarders, brand owners - whose products are counterfeited - and industry organisations representing both industries signed [...]

17 11, 2016

6 recommendations to combat climate change with market mechanisms

2016-11-18T16:21:36+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Environment and Energy, News|

Marrakesh, 17 November 2016 ICC recommendations to combat climate change with market mechanisms With the COP22 Conference on Climate Change currently underway, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued new recommendations to enhance the contribution of market mechanisms to speeding emissions reductions under the Paris Climate Agreement. From carbon pricing to [...]