The Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative—a special project of the International Chamber of Commerce—has today issued a ground-breaking study outlining the steps that intermediaries can take to help keep fake and pirated products out of the supply chain and off the Internet.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) gathered business experts from companies and organizations leading ICC policy work on information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the 17-18 March biannual meeting of the ICC Commission on the Digital Economy.
Trade facilitation services are in the DNA of chambers of commerce, which have issued Certificates of Origin (CO) for over a century. Today, more than 2,000 chambers worldwide take responsibility for over 15 million COs issued each year. Chambers can benefit from being part of the ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) CO Global Accreditation Chain to reinforce and promote the central role they are playing.
ICC is pleased to confirm that the nomination of Me Alexis Mourre, the President-elect of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, will be submitted to the World Council of the ICC for formal approval in Turin on 9 June 2015.
Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace
Members at the 1938 World Council meeting
58th session of the ICC Council in Paris on 21 October 1938
First session of the Preparatory Committee for an international trade organization held in London at Church House, Westminster 15 October 1946
From left - ICC Chairman Peter Wallenberg, US President George H W Bush, ICC Vice-Chairman and USCIB Chairman Joseph E Connor and USCIB President Abraham Katz at the White House 21 June 1990
Participants at the 20th Congress in New Delhi, India, February 1965