The Commercial Law and Practice Commission is the over-arching body for several task forces dedicated to specific issues relating to global business and trade.
Each task force under the auspices of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission 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 Commercial Law and Practice Commission 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
The Commercial Law and Practice Commission 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
To facilitate international trade the Commercial Law and Practice Commission has published several model contracts and/or clauses. These can be purchased on the ICC Bookstore.
Products relating to the work of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission 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