In the hopes of hosting the 9th World Chambers Congress, four European chambers went head-to-head with their bidding presentations at a World Chambers Federation (WCF) General Council meeting taking place in Istanbul today.
Following the release of an ICC policy statement on the issue in May this year, the ramifications of Transfer Pricing and Customs Valuation on global business will be the focus of an ICC seminar to take place on 25 October 2012.
The ICC Institute of World Business Law is set to discuss the challenges of using Third Party Funding to offset rising costs of arbitration during its 32nd Annual Meeting, in Paris on 26 November 2012.
The ICC Institute of World Business Law has published “Players’ Interaction in International Arbitration”, a dossier highlighting how key actors in arbitration cases – and the way they interact – can help achieve justice while keeping delays and costs down.
Innovations in working capital solutions are more vital in today’s economic climate than they have ever been before. With companies and suppliers under conflicting pressures to improve payment terms, reduce prices and improve cash flow efficiencies, ICC and its Banking Commission are focusing on establishing new financial solutions that will enable corporates to maintain a resilient supply chain. In light of this, the ICC Banking Commission has organized its first-ever ICC Supply-Chain Financing Conference, in Paris on 4-5 October 2012.
Results of the ICC-Ifo World Economic Survey, released today, reveal declining optimism over global economic recovery as fear continues to spread about the unsolved debt crisis in Europe.
Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce has responded to a UK government call for public comment on a proposal to introduce standardized packaging of tobacco products by warning that such a move would result in a backwash of unintended negative consequences.
Findings from an ICC Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) study on the value of intellectual property (IP) in Kenya have revealed that the country’s current intellectual property rights (IPR) regime performs poorly in international gauges, ranking 95th of 130 countries in the IPR Index and 106th of 140 economies in the Global Competitiveness Index.
ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) Director Anthony Parkes, has been awarded Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) status to become one of only 517 chamber executives to have received the certification in the past 39 years.
ICC’s global network of national committees is set to expand with the addition of ICC Albania and ICC Kenya.
Registration for the ICC WCF 8th World Chambers Congress is now open and chamber representatives worldwide are encouraged to register now to receive a 20-40% early bird discount.
ICC Secretary General Jean-Guy Carrier urged young people to unite with leaders of business, civil society and government to craft sustainable solutions for the future of the global economy, during his keynote address at the Junior Chamber International’s Global Partnership Summit in New York.
ICC’s Task Force on Public Procurement has responded to the European Commission’s (EC) proposed changes and updates to procurement rules for approval by the European Parliament and Council.
Investment in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the Internet has the potential to boost job creation and economic growth during the current economic crisis, according to the ICC Commission on the Digital Economy, but opportunities for these technologies must be appropriately harnessed for this to take place.
Applications to participate in what promises to be the most lauded mediation event of 2013 are now being accepted, as ICC announced today the opening of registration for the 8th ICC International Mediation Competition.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released "The Secretariat’s Guide to ICC Arbitration", an invaluable companion to the recently revised ICC Rules of Arbitration.
The number of pirate attacks have fallen sharply in the first half of 2012, led by a drop in Somali piracy, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) global piracy report revealed today, but warned that these numbers were offset by a worrying increase of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued a statement in strong support of freedom of expression and the free flow of information on the Internet “in a manner that respects the rights of others and the rule of law”.
ICC WCF representatives joined business professionals from the private sector, Customs managers and administrators, border agency officials, international organization representatives and academia in Brussels to discuss the most pertinent topics that impact today’s international trading environment, including the central role of chambers in trade facilitation.