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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.

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Model Data Protection Clause for Procedural Order One

This model is intended to provide arbitrators with guidance in the drafting of a data protection clause in Procedural Order One, when the arbitral tribunal considers that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) (EU Regulation 2016/679) or other similar data protection laws and regulations apply to the arbitration.

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Explanatory Note on VAT Applicable on ICC Administrative Expenses

Effective as from 1 January 2021, this Note sets out invoicing and charging principles with respect to French Value-Added Tax (“VAT”) applicable on ICC administrative expenses under the ICC Rules of Arbitration (“Rules”).

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Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of the Arbitration – 01-01-2021 (English version)

This Note is intended to provide parties and arbitral tribunals with practical guidance concerning the conduct of arbitrations under the 2021 ICC Rules of Arbitration (“Rules”) as well as the practices of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (“Court”).

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ICC Checklist for a Protocol on Virtual Hearings and Suggested Clauses for Cyber-Protocols and Procedural Orders Dealing with the Organisation of Virtual Hearings

This document sets out in Annex I, a Checklist for a Protocol on Virtual Hearings (“Checklist”), and in Annex II, Suggested Clauses for Cyber- Protocols and Procedural Orders Dealing with the Organisation of Virtual Hearings (“Cyber-Protocol”).

ICC Comments on OECD public consultation document: Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints: Tax challenges arising from digitalisation

ICC welcomed the opportunity to provide input on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s public consultation document on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints, as part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (the Inclusive Framework) to address the tax challenges arising from digitalisation. ICC recognises the efforts by the OECD to enable countries, within the context of the Inclusive Framework, to work collaboratively towards the development of a consensus-based solution by mid-2021.

Business Guide to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

Developed by ICC and Business for Nature this guide informs business on the Convention on Biological Diversity process, the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework and key issues for business at COP15

Competition Policy and Environmental Sustainability

There is an increasing recognition amongst the business community that climate change presents an existential crisis (and a growing commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)). Many businesses and entrepreneurs want to be part of the solution to this crisis. The need for collective action – in both business and within society at large – is now acknowledged, and cooperation amongst companies, with clear and consistent guidance on what is permitted under competition law, may significantly advance environmental sustainability.

11th World Chambers Congress Report

An overview of the 11th World Chambers Congress, the flagship event of the ICC World Chambers Federation.