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ICC documents available for download include rules and standards, practical guidelines and reference works. Essential for bankers, lawyers, arbitrators, academics and anyone involved in cross border trade, all documents aim to facilitate business and spread best practice worldwide.

Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Guide

Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Guide

This guide is meant to be an essential resource to chambers throughout the global network to prepare, respond and help recover in the event of an emergency or disaster.

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ICC Comments on the Draft 2017 Update to the OECD Model Tax Convention

The OECD Model Tax Convention (MTC) operates as the basis for negotiation and interpretation of thousands of tax treaties from the various tax systems around the world, with the aim of diminishing tax barriers and ultimately increasing trade and investment.

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ICC Comments on OECD Discussion Draft on “Additional Guidance on Attribution of Profits to Permanent Establishments” – BEPS Action 7

The OECD Discussion Draft provides guidance on the Attribution of profits to Permanent Establishments in the context of the Report on BEPS Action 7. The Draft sets out high-level general principles on attribution which are most relevant and widely accepted, as outlined in the Report.

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ICC Comments on BEPS Action 8 Implementation Guidance on Hard-to-Value Intangibles

In the context of the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project mandated by the G20, ICC submitted high level and fundamental comments to the Discussion Draft of the OECD’s BEPS Action 8 Implementation Guidance on Hard-to-Value Intangibles.



The fewer the barriers to the cross-border flow of goods, services, capital and labour, the greater the openness of an economy. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) publishes the Open Markets Index (OMI) with the aim of presenting a balanced and reliable measurement of an economy’s openness to trade. ICC hopes that the OMI may serve as a guide for governments in implementing reforms to enable trade as a driver of sustainable growth and job creation.

2017 rethinking trade finance

2017 Rethinking Trade & Finance

A comprehensive overview of the major regional and global trends in trade and trade finance, covering issues related to the trade finance gap, access to finance, export finance and supply chain finance – and how digitisation, new technologies blockchain and FinTech are reshaping the industry.

ICC Arbitration Rules effective 2017 and Mediation Rules

2017 Arbitration Rules and 2014 Mediation Rules (English version)

The Arbitration Rules are those of 2012, as amended in 2017. They are effective as of 1 March 2017. The Mediation Rules, in force from 2014, reflect modern practice and set clear parameters for the conduct of proceedings.