The Commission drafts and revises the various ICC rules for dispute resolution, including the ICC Rules of Arbitration, the ICC ADR Rules, the ICC Dispute Board Rules, and the ICC Rules for Expertise. It also produces reports and guidelines on legal, procedural and practical aspects of dispute resolution. In its research capacity, it proposes new policies in the interest of efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution and provides useful tools for the conduct of dispute resolution. The Commission on Arbitration's products are published regularly both in electronic format, in the ICC Bulletin, or in separate booklets.
The Commission brings together experts in the field of international dispute resolution from across the globe and across jurisdictions, and currently has over 600 members coming from more than 90 countries.
The Commission holds two plenary sessions per year at which proposed rules and other products are discussed, debated, and voted upon. The specific work of the commission is often carried out in smaller task forces.
The ICC Commission on Arbitration has recently launched the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration, through the work of a dedicated task force.
The Commission is now reviewing and revising the ICC ADR Rules, the ICC Rules for Expertise, and the ICC Dispute Board Rules.