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12 06, 2017

3 steps to leverage technology for Global Goals

2017-06-15T17:46:48+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Digital Economy, News|

Many initiatives have highlighted the ways technology can be leveraged for sustainable economic development. The Internet accounts for a significant and growing portion of global GDP and governments continue to grapple with policy options to ensure benefits are wide-spread and empower local populations. Geneva, 12 June 2017 In pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable [...]

16 05, 2017

20 countries members of the CO Accreditation Chain

2017-05-17T14:23:51+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Customs and Trade Facilitation, News|

Local chambers in Italy, Norway, Poland, the United States and the United Arab Emirates have become the latest members of the International Certificate of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain. Paris, 16 May 2017 The announcement was made during an International CO Council meeting of more than 45 CO experts from 31 countries which took place [...]

9 05, 2017

New trends in global competition policy under spotlight at Pre-ICN Forum

2017-05-09T16:40:46+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Competition, Global issues & trends, News|

Hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the World Bank Group have joined forces for the first time to co-host a major forum looking at new trends in global competition policy which gets underway today in the Portuguese city Porto. Porto, Portugal, 9 May 2017 The conference [...]

8 05, 2017

5 must-read articles that challenge common trade myths

2017-05-08T11:16:01+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

With all the negativity on the subject, you may have missed a series of recent articles breaking down many misconceptions around trade. Trade matters for jobs, for growth, for our global sustainable development agenda and for companies both small and large. These stories help set the record straight on the following common trade myths. [...]

4 05, 2017

ICC Court announces new operations in Brazil

2017-05-08T11:14:43+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced that it is to expand operations in Latin America through the establishment of a case management team located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo, 4 May 2017 The project was formally approved by ICC Executive Board in October 2016, paving [...]

2 05, 2017

Amid mounting nationalism, business calls for global cooperation on trade, climate action

2017-05-03T11:39:41+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|News, Trade and Investment Policy|

At the B20 Summit in Berlin, Germany this week, global business presented recommendations to the G20, urging governments towards greater international cooperation. Berlin, 2 May 2017 At a time of increasing protectionist sentiment and global policy uncertainty, over 700 companies and business associations from G20 countries have called on their governments to further cooperate [...]

27 04, 2017

International Court of Arbitration names new Managing Counsel

2017-04-27T17:14:36+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Arbitration and ADR, News|

ICC has appointed Ziva Filipic Managing Counsel of the ICC Court. The move follows the recent appointment of a new Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court. Paris, 27 April 2017 Ziva Filipic Ziva Filipic, a Slovenian lawyer who has headed the ICC Court’s case management team dealing with [...]

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 [...]