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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.

ICC BASCAP comments on Proposed Amendments to the Singapore Customs

ICC BASCAP comments on Proposed Amendments to the Singapore Customs

Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), is pleased to submit the comments below in response to the Ministry of Finance and Singapore Customs’ request for Public Consultation for Proposed Amendments to the Customs Act in 2017.


ICT, Policy and Sustainable Economic Development

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for several advances by the year 2030. Although access to and deployment of information communication technology (ICT) are cited as specific targets in only four of the SDGs (4, 5, 9 and 17), ICT plays a role in the realization of all of the SDGs.


Digital sequence information

In this paper, ICC affirms that legal certainty and transparency are essential to achieve the aims of the Nagoya Protocol.

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Standard ICC Dispute Boards Clauses (Spanish version)

A continuación figuran las cláusulas modelo para uso de las partes que deseen establecer un dispute board y ponerlo en funcionamiento según el Reglamento siguiente.