Commercial Law and Practice

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

Areas of Work

A number of task forces and working groups under the auspices of the Commission on Commercial Law and Practice bring 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:

In addition, a number of Working Groups prepare and update model contracts, clauses and guides on various commercial topics, including:

  • Agency and Distribution
  • Consortia and joint ventures
  • Retention of title
  • Consulting services
  • Hardship and Force Majeure
  • International Sales
  • The Incoterms Rules

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.

Partner organizations include:

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

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