Global issues & trends

10 07, 2019

ICC Banking Commission releases new eRules on the use of electronic documents

2019-07-11T12:04:20+02:00July 10th, 2019|Banking, Global issues & trends, News|

The ICC Banking Commission has issued new electronic rules (eRules) to advance the digitalisation of trade finance practices.

5 07, 2019

4 tax policy issues in the age of digitalisation

2019-07-05T14:51:34+02:00July 5th, 2019|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Business at OECD (BIAC), and BusinessEurope, co-hosted an international tax conference to discuss the proposed approaches for addressing the challenges posed by digitalisation.

1 07, 2019

Leading global organisations join forces to elevate the business call to protect and restore nature

2019-07-02T15:09:45+02:00July 1st, 2019|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

The Business for Nature coalition bringing business leaders together to act and advocate for nature. Our entire economy is a subsidiary of nature.

1 07, 2019

World business calls on G20 leaders to act with greater urgency

2019-07-01T12:33:10+02:00July 1st, 2019|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

G20 - ICC: "International cooperation is vital to tackle global challenges that transcend borders – from climate change to growing inequalities."

27 06, 2019

ICC Sec Gen calls on G20 for substantive results on trade reform in joint op-ed

2019-07-01T12:28:21+02:00June 27th, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Writing in an opinion editorial in today’s edition of the Australian Financial Review, International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO says delivering substantive results on trade reform at this weekend’s G20 Osaka Leaders Summit would help defuse trade tensions and safeguard the rules-based global economic order.

20 06, 2019

ICC brings voice of global business to WTO e-commerce negotiations

2019-06-20T12:30:41+02:00June 20th, 2019|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is bringing the voice of business at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) negotiations for the use of electronic commerce (e-commerce).

12 06, 2019

ICC Arbitration figures reveal new record for awards in 2018

2019-06-12T15:17:46+02:00June 12th, 2019|Arbitration and ADR, Global issues & trends, News|

A total 842 cases were administered by the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in 2018 – the second highest total of registered cases ever – according to the latest figures released by ICC today.

12 06, 2019

ICC Trade Register affirms trade finance’s decade-long low-risk profile

2019-06-12T10:52:57+02:00June 12th, 2019|Banking, Global issues & trends, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has released its 2018 Trade Register report – again highlighting the low risk nature of trade finance in comparison to other asset classes.

3 06, 2019

Global Dialogue on Trade publishes recommendations from first round of debates

2019-06-07T17:03:16+02:00June 3rd, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Since the platform’s launch, representatives from more than 50 businesses, 14 think tanks, and 6 multilateral organisations participated in the debates.

31 05, 2019

ICC BASCAP publishes first report on counterfeiting and piracy in Vietnam

2019-06-07T17:09:36+02:00May 31st, 2019|BASCAP, Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

Several factors contribute to the wide-scale proliferation of counterfeit and pirated products in Vietnam.

29 05, 2019

ICC issues guidance on VAT implementation to ensure efficiency for business and tax administrations

2019-06-07T17:12:44+02:00May 29th, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

Above all, the ICC guidance stipulates that an efficient VAT regime ensures certainty, neutrality, simplicity, and cost effectiveness for both business and tax administrations.