In business transactions, everything is going digital and the world of international arbitration is no exception. But as arbitrators, it can be challenging to work both securely and efficiently. For legal practitioners wanting to bolster their knowledge and practical know-how, the ICC Institute of World Business Law invites you to attend its dedicated a one-and-a-half day training on the tools to best handle information and communication technology (ICT) in international arbitration. The course is set to be held in Paris from 4-5 December.
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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) World Chambers Federation (WCF) has honoured the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Legazpi Dawani—an all women organisation based in the Philippines—for its economic development efforts. The award was presented at this year’s JCI World Congress, which took place from 6-10 November 2017 in Amsterdam.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organization, has released the first volume of Business Guide to Trade and Investment, a nuts and bolts business tool edited by trade lawyers Arthur Appleton and Patrick Macrory.
As stakeholders from around the world prepare for the 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, here are three areas in which business is already making a difference.
The ICC International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a panel of experts to discuss how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement can be supported through methods of international dispute settlement.
Business is rising to the climate change challenge on all fronts.
Until recently, preventing around 2.8 gigatons of CO2 emissions by 2050 seemed like an impossible vision. This could soon change with the help of synthetic fuels, also known as e-fuels, argues Urs Ruth, Senior Expert on Climate Change and Energy at Bosch.
Private sector commitment to meet objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change was put under the spotlight during a dedicated business and industry day (BINGO Day), which took place in Bonn, Germany, during the ongoing climate talks under the UNFCCC.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to benefit the global dispute resolution community and reaffirm the Court’s commitment to North America, a region which has seen a marked rise in users following the 2014 establishment of an ICC case management office in New York.
Business and industry representatives from around the world are converging in Bonn this week for COP23—the world’s largest climate summit—to reaffirm private sector commitment to global climate goals and set a roadmap for implementation.