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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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Climate change and trade agreements Friends or foes?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has shone a spotlight on the devastating humanitarian consequences the world can expect if global warming exceeds 1.5°C. Despite the 2015 Paris Agreement, most countries’ climate policies show a chronic lack of ambition and the world remains on track for temperature increases of more than 3°C. Against this backdrop, the world needs transformative solutions.

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ICC Statement on Sustainable Consumption and Production

ICC, as the world business organization, representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries, and as Permanent Observer to the United Nations, encourages all stakeholders to take a critical look at our consumption and production patterns.

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ICC comments on OECD public consultation document: Addressing the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy

ICC welcomed the opportunity to provide input on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s public consultation document on Addressing the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy. ICC fully supports a harmonised approach to ensure that international tax rules remain relevant and applicable in an increasingly digitalised global economy.

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ICC report on tax challenges relating to the Belt and Road Initiative

As the world business organization, ICC supports transparent, efficient, predictable and stable tax regimes that incentivise long-term investment, job creation and economic growth. ICC advocates for a consistent global tax system, founded on the premise that stability, certainty and consistency in global tax principles are essential for business and will foster cross-border trade and investment.

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ICC Guidance on Mediation of Belt and Road Disputes

There is no “one size fits all” approach to Belt and Road disputes. However, in most cases, mediation is a highly effective tool. This note explains how the ICC International Centre for ADR’s experience and expertise can help ensure that proceedings progress efficiently, transparently, fairly and are respectful of the parties’ wishes.

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ICC-ECCO Guide to International Offset Contracts (2019)

The joint International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and European Club for Countertrade and Offset (ECCO) guidance is a practical tool for business that analyses global trends in offset contracts, explains their legal context and status, and takes a critical look at how offset contracts are concluded and what legal risks may be involved.

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Guidance Paper – The use of drafts (bills of exchange) under documentary credits

A major outcome of the UCP consultation on the revision of UCP 600 was a need for a greater understanding of documentary credit practices in the market. As such, it was agreed by the Executive Committee of the Banking Commission that more comprehensive guidance should be provided.

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Standard ICC Arbitration Clauses (Russian version)

Сторонам, желающим сделать ссылку в контракте на арбитраж ICC, рекомендуется использовать приведенную ниже стандартную оговорку.

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Suggested ICC Mediation clauses (Russian version)

Стороны, желающие предусмотреть возможность разбирательства по Примирительному регламенту ICC, должны выбрать одну из приведенных ниже оговорок, в зависимости от различных случаев и потребностей сторон.