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.

ICC responds to draft US tariff act

2018-07-05T10:28:32+00:00July 5th, 2018|Global issues & trends, Trade and Investment Policy|

ICC has issued the following statement in response to a recently leaked draft US Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act that would permit unilateral tariff hikes and abandon core principles of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.

3 ways digitalisation is shaping the future of taxation

2018-07-03T14:52:33+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

Digital transformations and technologies should be seen as an aid and not a hindrance to fair and efficient tax systems, argued participants at an international tax conference in Munich, Germany

ICC renews Alexis Mourre as President and nominates Court with full gender parity and unprecedented diversity

2018-06-22T14:23:15+00:00June 21st, 2018|Arbitration and ADR, News|

In addition to gender and regional diversity, the Court underscores unprecedented generational renewal, with over 15% of members below 40 years of age and 40% between 41 and 50.

John Denton, ICC Secretary General joins UN Global compact board

2018-06-21T11:18:31+00:00June 20th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News|

The United Nations (UN) Global Compact has announced that John W.H. Denton AO, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), has joined its Board as a new Member

G20 leaders must seize the opportunity for WTO reform, says ICC Secretary General

2018-06-15T09:43:39+00:00June 15th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Mr Denton called on the leaders of G20 nations to seize French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent call to develop a new blueprint for WTO reform in time for the group’s meeting in Argentina at the end of the year.

In global trade gathering, business urges governments to play by the rules

2018-06-14T17:01:12+00:00June 7th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

In a clear show of support for the multilateral trading system, global business representatives today joined trade policymakers today at the WTO headquarters in Geneva to discuss future reform of the multilateral trading system.