The Internet Governance Forum takes place this week in Paris. Here’s why it matters.

2018-11-12T10:42:49+00:00November 12th, 2018|Digital Economy, News|

The IGF takes place under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) and is sometimes described as the world’s biggest digital policy incubator.

Record-low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea, shows latest global piracy report

2018-10-29T17:08:23+00:00October 29th, 2018|News|

total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017.

ICC Banking Commission and Clyde & Co launch report on the legal status of electronic bills of lading

2018-10-17T17:05:23+00:00October 17th, 2018|Banking, News|

The report considers whether the law in this area reflects the technological change that is rapidly occurring in the international trade sector.  Tbilisi, Georgia,17 October 2018 The  ICC Banking Commission and global law firm Clyde & Co have launched a report on the legal status of electronic bills of lading. The report considers whether the law in [...]

Brands and maritime operators propose best practices for tackling counterfeit goods in maritime supply chains

2018-09-28T15:46:34+00:00September 26th, 2018|BASCAP|

New “Know Your Customer, Due Diligence and Maritime Supply Chain Integrity” Best Practices Paper launched at Global Intellectual Property Crime Conference in Dubai. Dubai, 26 September 2018 Representatives from major global brands and maritime companies have developed a set of best practices for the maritime industry to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around [...]

ICC and FIDIC to deliver international construction contract and dispute resolution know how

2018-07-17T14:56:05+00:00July 17th, 2018|Arbitration and ADR, News|

Mark your calendars: from 20-21 September, ICC and FIDIC will host their annual joint conference for the first time in Tbilisi, Georgia in the heart of the Caucasus region.

ICC Secretary General echoes global call for increased climate ambition

2018-07-13T10:22:33+00:00July 12th, 2018|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

As the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum takes place in New York, ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO called on governments to step up their national climate plans by 2020.