ICC BASCAP supports A “Brand” New Day for trademarks

2018-02-23T11:27:28+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|BASCAP, News|

How prepared are brand owners and businesses to adapt to rapidly changing social, technological, and cultural landscapes, both locally and globally? New Delhi, 22 February 2018 An International Trademark Association (INTA) workshop, to take place in India next month, aims to equip participants with the tools brands need to face present and future challenges. [...]

Private sector and FBI discuss ethics in Brazilian business

2018-02-19T13:15:32+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Corporate Responsibilty and Anti-corruption, News|

The meeting brought together agents from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and more than 200 business executives to discuss better compliance policies and international cooperation programmes between the US and Brazil in fraud, corruption and money laundering crimes.

E-commerce can make trade more inclusive, but greater coordination is needed

2018-02-13T11:17:45+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Customs and Trade Facilitation, News|

The rise of e-commerce holds huge potential for inclusive growth and development, but the absence of global rules and concerns of some national border administrations could curb the gains for those who need them most.

ICC Court and Miami Law International Arbitration Institute team up on major cost study

2018-02-06T18:06:06+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Arbitration and ADR, News|

The results from the first phase of the project will publish in late 2018. A final report will be made available to the public.

It’s World Customs Day. Here’s why it matters.

2018-01-26T17:45:59+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Customs and Trade Facilitation, News|

Though many of us associate the role with travels abroad, Customs plays a pivotal role in our global economy. We’re celebrating World Customs Day with our four reasons why Customs matters. Paris, 26 January 2018 1. Securing world trade The sheer scale of international trade is difficult to comprehend. 90% of all trade takes [...]

Indian Customs and brands join forces to fight fakes

2018-01-16T12:52:13+00:00 January 15th, 2018|BASCAP, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property, News|

Protection by Indian Customs is becoming one of the most effective tools for brand owners to safeguard their consumers from fakes. A further enhancement of public-private cooperation to crack down on the trade in counterfeiting is required.

Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report

2018-01-10T10:56:16+00:00 January 10th, 2018|News|

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. London and Kuala Lumpur, 10 January 2018 It is the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995, when 188 reports were [...]

5 ways to shape our digital future

2017-12-21T16:54:35+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

ICT has been recognised as an underpinning tool to facilitate achievement of the UN SDGs. Yet there is also recognition of the need to equip populations with the necessary digital skills, including literacy, technical and soft skills to meaningfully use and reap the benefits of digital technology.