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.
Each task force and working group 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 and working groups, including:
Task Force on European Contract LawTask Force on Public ProcurementTask Force on Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
Task Force on Constorium and Joint Venture
Working Group on Distribution and Agency
Working Group on Retention of Title
Working Group on Incoterms ® 2010 and Transport
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:
Hague Conference on Private International Law European UnionUN/CEFACT UNCITRALUNIDROIT Class Action Lawsuits
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
Products relating to the work of the Commission on Commercial Law and Practice include:
Incoterms® 2010ICC Model Commercial Agency Contract ICC Model Confidentiality Agreement Contract ICC Model Distributorship ContractICC Legal Handbook for Global Sourcing ContractsICC Model Mergers and AcquisitionsICC Model Subcontract
ICC Force Majeure ClauseICC Model Occasional Intermediary Contract - Non-Circumvention and Non-Disclosure AgreementICC Model International Sale ContractICC Model International Transfer of Technology Contract
ICC Model International Trademark Licence ICC Model Turnkey Contract for Major ProjectsUsing Franchising to Take Your Business InternationalDrafting and Negotiating International Commercial Contracts - A Practical GuideICC Principles to Facilitate Commercial NegotiationNotes from the Field - Negotiating Around the WorldICC Anti-corruption Clause Developing Neutral Legal Standards