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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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Protecting trade secrets – recent EU and US reforms

This ICC report is a tool to help businesses protect their trade secrets in light of recent pioneering legislation in the EU and US, explaining the requirements brought by the new laws but also the practical measures that companies everywhere can put into place to ensure protection.

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Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings – ICC Arbitration and ADR Commission Report

The Report of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings analyses all aspects, including procedural and substantive issues that may arise in emergency arbitrator (“EA”) proceedings, in order to identify and examine any emerging trends and to facilitate the use of EA proceedings through increased transparency and predictability.

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The Wolfsberg Group, ICC and BAFT Trade Finance Principles

The Wolfsberg Group, ICC and BAFT Trade Finance Principles outline the standards for the control of financial crime risks (FCRs) associated with Trade Finance activities. Last updated in 2017, this updated edition adds guidance on the specific application of controls by banks in the context of open account trade transactions. More specifically, they elaborate on receivables purchase techniques, as defined by the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum. They also provide recommendations on the application of controls by banks in the context of financial institutions trade loans (FITL), also known as bank-to-bank trade loans.

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ICC Recommendations on Accredited Tax Payers (ATPs)

ICC, as the world business organization, representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries, releases business recommendations for an Accredited Tax Payers programme.

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ICC Policy Paper on Co-Operative Compliance

ICC, as the world business organization, representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries, works to promote the market economy system, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation. In the area of taxation, ICC seeks to promote transparent and non-discriminatory treatment of foreign investments and earnings that eliminate tax obstacles to cross-border trade and investment.

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ICC International Best Practices and Guidance on VAT Implementation

ICC, as the world business organization, representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries, publishes international best practices and guidance on VAT implementation.

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ICC Policy Statement on Taxation Policy for the Digitalised Economy

ICC, as the world business organization, representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries, works to promote responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation. In the area of taxation, ICC seeks to promote transparent and non-discriminatory treatment of foreign investments and earnings that eliminate tax obstacles to cross-border trade and investment.

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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.