Commercial Law and Practice

Through its Commission on Commercial Law and Practice and several tasks forces, ICC leads rule-making in specific issues and tools relating to global business and trade.

Active Task Forces

Each task force under the auspices of the Commission on Commercial Law and Practice brings together experts from around the world, who meet regularly to discuss and draft solutions to the relevant problems encountered when conducting business internationally.

The Commission on Commercial Law and Practice currently has several active task forces, including;

Task Force on International Sales
Task Force on European Contract Law
Task Force on Franchising
Task Force on Public Procurement
Task Force on Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

Business Advocacy

The Commission on Commercial Law and Practice also works alongside important international policy-making bodies, advocating on behalf of business, for more harmony to govern international commercial transactions.

The areas of work and work partners include:

Class action lawsuits
Hague Conference on Private International Law
European Union
UN/CEFACT
UNCITRAL
UNIDROIT

Business Tools

To facilitate international trade, the Commission on Commercial Law and Practice has published several model contracts and/or clauses. These can be purchased at the ICC Store.

Products relating to the work of the Commission on Commercial Law and Practice include:

Incoterms
Commercial Agency
Confidentiality
Distributorship
eContracting
eTerms 2004
Force majeure
Legal Handbook for Global Sourcing Contracts
Mergers and Acquisitions
Model Subcontract
Occasional Intermediary Contract
Sale of goods
Technology Transfer
Trademark licensing
Turnkey Transactions

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