Maximizing the economic potential of the Internet and information and communication technologies will require not only investment in infrastructure but also policy reform, Subramaniam Ramadorai, Chair of ICC’s initiative, Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS), said today during an OECD Ministerial Meeting on the future of the Internet economy.
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As policymakers from over 40 countries gathered here at an OECD Ministerial summit to discuss the trailblazing impact of the Internet and information and communications technologies (ICTs) on the economy and society, ICC shared global business views and provided guidance on digital convergence.
The summary of the counterfeiting and piracy study released today by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) represents the most comprehensive and thorough investigation of the problem ever conducted, and a vital step towards a more complete understanding of the scope and harmful effects of this illegal activity, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) said.
The world could be made a safer place with the intelligent use of technology, and by making security a responsibility of management instead of IT departments. This was the verdict of security experts from government, business and international organizations at a conference in Paris on Monday called by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organization.
Intra group financing is an important part of the efficient use of the financial resources of an enterprise. Several governments have, however, recently shown a more aggressive attitude with regard to the taxation of interest payments within business groups with a focus on cross-border payments.
In an increasingly dangerous world, can new developments in technology provide reliable safeguards for security and safety? Experts in important developments taking place in information and communication technologies (ICTs) believe they can.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has developed a practical guide to help managers of small and medium-sized businesses put into action the 2002 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) guidelines for the security of networks and information systems.
The International Chamber of Commerce today launched a global spam-fighting resource to help Internet users reduce their exposure to unwanted email.
On the eve of crucial trade talks in Cancun, a new website goes online showing how globalization - furthered by more open markets - is spurring economic development and increasing human well-being.
World business tax experts have called on governments to accept compulsory international arbitration to resolve cross-border tax disputes, particularly those arising from conflicting interpretation of double taxation conventions.