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20 04, 2017

ICC’s newly appointed Permanent Observer to the UN submits credentials

2017-04-20T10:46:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|News|

The first-ever Permanent Observer of ICC to the United Nations, Louise Kantrow, presented her credentials to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres during an official ceremony at UN Headquarters in New York today. New York, 20 April 2017 Having served as ICC’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations from April 2007, Ms Kantrow brings extensive [...]

13 04, 2017

Benefits of IT in arbitration outweigh risks, says new ICC report

2017-04-13T15:05:58+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

For the first time since 2004, ICC has updated a report on how information technology (IT) is used in international arbitration, covering every stage of the case cycle and including sample wording on procedural directions for parties and arbitrators. Paris, 12 April 2017 Technological advances have had a transformative effect on almost every part [...]

5 04, 2017

5 things to expect from major meeting of trade finance who’s who

2017-04-06T11:03:56+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Banking, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

The Annual Meeting of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission gets underway in Jakarta this week. This major forum gathers the world’s who’s who of the trade finance industry and provides participants with exciting opportunities throughout its duration. Paris, 5 April 2017 Here are 5 things we can expect at the meeting: 1. Networking [...]

4 04, 2017

Guest blog: Arbitration in the MENA region—Industry trends and influences

2017-04-04T10:46:22+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The 5th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration is currently underway in Dubai. In anticipation of the high-level event, we sat down with conference speakers Lorenzo Melchionda, a partner at BonelliErede, and Cristian Gual, a partner at Uría Menéndez, to discuss the latest industry trends and factors influencing the region. BonelliErede and Uría Menéndez, [...]

31 03, 2017

ICC releases new guidelines on tax principles for multinational businesses

2017-04-03T16:30:36+00:00 March 31st, 2017|News, Taxation|

In response to a growing lack of trust between multinational companies and the general public over tax matters, ICC has released a new set guidelines on tax principles as business seeks to publicly commit itself to international standards of transparency and cooperation. Brussels, 31 March 2017 Business should comply fully with all applicable tax [...]

28 03, 2017

3 events not to be missed during Paris Arbitration Week

2017-04-04T10:21:45+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Question: What do the biggest names in Paris arbitration do to highlight the role the city plays as a major hub for international arbitration? Answer: They join forces to organize the first ever Paris Arbitration Week. Paris, 28 March 2017 Developing a trend begun in Hong Kong and extended to other cities including Dubai, [...]

27 03, 2017

ICC Merchants of Peace recognised

2017-03-31T15:03:55+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|

ICC Executive Board member Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani and former Board Member of ICC UK Kenneth Gardener have become the latest recipients of the prestigious ICC Merchants of Peace Award. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani & Kenneth Gardener Paris, 27 March 2017 Established by the [...]

23 03, 2017

New ICC World Trade Agenda report charts future for WTO

2017-03-31T14:48:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|News, Trade and Investment Policy|

London, 22 March 2017 “Challenging times” call for bold trade policy initiatives at the international level, says a new report produced for ICC by the European Centre for International Policy Economy (ECIPE) launched today in London. The global rules-based trading system has enabled “unprecedented progress in generating prosperity and alleviating poverty” around the world, [...]

13 03, 2017

Kazakhstan to join ATA Carnet System

2017-03-13T17:19:48+00:00 March 13th, 2017|News, WCF World Chambers Federation|

Paris, 12 March 2017 The ATA Carnet System is set to expand to 77 countries on 1 April 2017, when Kazakhstan officially joins the international system. The Chamber of International Commerce of Kazakhstan will become the 76th guaranteeing organization member of the ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) ATA international guarantee chain. Situated in Central [...]

8 03, 2017

4 ways ICC is #BoldForChange on International Women’s Day

2017-03-09T10:57:36+00:00 March 8th, 2017|News|

Paris, 8 March 2017 Joining worldwide efforts to mark International Women’s Day 2017, ICC’s World Business Women (WBW) today hosted a diversity luncheon at ICC Headquarters in Paris. Celebrating the cultural, generational and gender diversity of ICC staff, the event also marked the fifth anniversary of the WBW staff-led initiative. Participants were encouraged to [...]

1 03, 2017

New ICC Arbitration Rules and Note take effect

2017-03-31T12:04:30+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Revised ICC Note to Parties and Arbitrators is adopted, introducing principles on Conduct. Paris, 1 March 2017 Alongside the entry into force of the new Rules, ICC has released the latest version of its Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals. The new Note was approved by the Bureau of the Court on Wednesday, 22 [...]

23 02, 2017

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

2017-02-23T10:45:50+00:00 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 [...]