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Guest blog: Adopting a compliance approach to fight corruption, protect investments

Guest blog: Adopting a compliance approach to fight corruption, protect investments

With the 15th annual International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Miami Conference quickly approaching, we are spotlighting some of the programme’s top-line issues slated for discussion. Here to outline their stance on the matter of compliance in arbitration are Linklaters Head of Latin American Arbitration Christian Albanesi and United States Head of Litigation and Government Investigations Adam Lurie.

4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report

ICC IMB 2017 Piracy Report Q3

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy.

From abuse to empowerment: ICC hears one woman’s story to entrepreneurship

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The inspiring story of abused child doughnut seller turned international catwalk model was the focus of an ICC World Business Women event aiming to highlight how developing business skills in women can drive gender equality targets as laid out under the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Chambers take lead to help prepare businesses for the next big disaster

Chambers take lead to help prepare businesses for the next big disaster

In recent months, the world has been hit with an unprecedented number of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires—each leaving behind devastating destruction and havoc in their wake. Observing the United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, we take a look at how chambers of commerce are working to raise awareness of the importance of disaster prevention and protection, and efforts to reduce the number of businesses adversely affected.