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ICC is preparing the next generation of innovators to thrive

2021-07-21T21:06:03+02:00

15 July 2021 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is providing young people with the required tools and resources to succeed in the global economy of the future. Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of young people everywhere. From school closures to fewer employment opportunities – young people have directly suffered from many of the worst consequences of the pandemic. In the face of these challenges, ICC is working with its global network to bridge educational gaps, provide meaningful upskilling, and encourage young entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. By creating an enabling environment for innovation, ICC

ICC is preparing the next generation of innovators to thrive2021-07-21T21:06:03+02:00

ICC calls on trade ministers to reach fisheries deal at WTO

2021-07-21T21:03:27+02:00

13 July 2021 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published an open letter to trade ministers ahead of the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations on fisheries subsidies. The letter – authored by ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton – calls upon trade ministers to finalise a fisheries agreement ahead of Thursday’s meeting at the WTO. In the letter, Mr Denton writes, “The global business community considers a rapid conclusion of the fisheries negotiations to be a matter of first-order importance. For business, finalising the deal would represent a significant step forward not only in sustainability and global governance of the

ICC calls on trade ministers to reach fisheries deal at WTO2021-07-21T21:03:27+02:00

ICC Centre of Entrepreneurship continues global expansion, adds Executive Coordinator

2021-07-21T21:02:13+02:00

13 July 2021 In recent months, the ICC Centre of Entrepreneurship has expanded its operations by hiring an executive coordinator and releasing a community workshop report. Over the past year, ICC has launched the first two hubs of the ICC Centre of Entrepreneurship to provide specialised training, mentoring, and support services to help entrepreneurs establish, fund, manage, and expand their start-ups. The first regional ICC Centre of Entrepreneurship was launched in Istanbul to serve the Central Asia and Caucus region in early 2020 and was followed by another regional hub in Beirut to serve the Arab region in October 2020. In the coming

ICC Centre of Entrepreneurship continues global expansion, adds Executive Coordinator2021-07-21T21:02:13+02:00

Piracy and armed robbery incidents at lowest level in 27 years, but risks remain to seafarers, IMB cautions

2021-07-21T20:57:12+02:00

12 July 2021 The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) received the lowest number of reported incidents for the first half of any year since 1994. IMB’s latest global piracy report details 68 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships – the lowest total since 1994 – down from 98 incidents during the same period last year. In the first six months of 2021, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) reported 61 vessels boarded, four attempted attacks, two vessels fired upon and one vessel hijacked. Despite the overall decline in reported incidents, violence against crews has continued with 50 crew kidnapped, three

Piracy and armed robbery incidents at lowest level in 27 years, but risks remain to seafarers, IMB cautions2021-07-21T20:57:12+02:00

ICC welcomes G20’s endorsement of global tax framework

2021-07-21T20:53:24+02:00

10 July 2021 ICC has welcomed the decision taken by G20 Finance Minister’s to endorse the preliminary agreement by the OECD Inclusive Framework to modernize the global taxation system — but cautions that coordinated implementation of the agreement will be vital to avoid placing unnecessary burdens on cross-border trade and investment.  ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO said: “The fundamental architecture and parameters of the agreement reached through the OECD set a solid foundation to modernize the global taxation system. The G20’s backing for the framework today is an important step towards maintaining the integrity of the international tax system — and

ICC welcomes G20’s endorsement of global tax framework2021-07-21T20:53:24+02:00

Global action plan to enable a post-pandemic recovery “urgently needed”, warns ICC

2021-07-21T20:51:55+02:00

7 July 2021 ICC has issued a warning that the world’s richest economies risk imposing major costs to the global economy absent of a step-change in their approach to managing the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement issued ahead of this week’s meeting of G20 Finance Ministers, ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO said: “The finance ministers of the world’s richest economies are taking a huge gamble with their domestic economic fortunes if they fail to take concerted action to vaccinate the world. As demand rebounds in many western economies, we’re already seeing damaging supply shortages in many important sectors –

Global action plan to enable a post-pandemic recovery “urgently needed”, warns ICC2021-07-21T20:51:55+02:00

ICC Court issues call for disability task force candidates

2021-07-21T19:35:31+02:00

7 July 2021 The International Chamber of Commerce has launched a global call for interested candidates to participate in a newly created Task Force on Disability Inclusion and International Arbitration, formed under the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. The call for expressions of interest to ICC’s wider network is the first measure undertaken by Claudia Salomon, just one week into her term as President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration. Formally established in May upon proposal from Claudia Salomon to the Commission’s Steering Committee, the new Task Force on Disability Inclusion and International Arbitration seeks to ensure ICC’s dispute

ICC Court issues call for disability task force candidates2021-07-21T19:35:31+02:00

ICC wins Best Development in International Arbitration Award

2021-07-21T19:34:03+02:00

2 July 2021 Claudia Salomon’s election as the first woman President of the ICC Court has won an award for the best development in international arbitration. The Global Arbitration Review award was presented last night during a virtual Awards ceremony, which brought together practitioners from around the world. In a recorded acceptance speech, Ms Salomon said she was truly honoured to have been selected as the new President of the ICC Court by the Selection Committee of “international arbitration giants”, including the late Emmanuel Gaillard who passed away in April. Echoing United States Vice-President Kamala Harris’s words, ”I may be the first woman

ICC wins Best Development in International Arbitration Award2021-07-21T19:34:03+02:00

Claudia Salomon becomes President of ICC Court

2021-07-21T21:44:26+02:00

1 July 2021 Claudia Salomon has begun her term as President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration following formal election in June. Ms Salomon, who takes the reins from former ICC Court President Alexis Mourre, was formally elected on 11 June by ICC’s supreme governing body, the World Council. Ms Salomon is supported in her role by the ICC Court, comprising 195 members from 121 countries and including 17 Vice-Presidents which begins its 2021-2024 mandate under Ms Salomon’s leadership today. The new ICC Court includes 68 new members and 12 new Vice-Presidents also elected during the World Council meeting of

Claudia Salomon becomes President of ICC Court2021-07-21T21:44:26+02:00

9 ways Alexis Mourre advanced the ICC Court

2021-07-21T21:40:33+02:00

30 June 2021 Alexis Mourre, President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, concludes a six-year term leading the world’s preferred arbitral institute on 30 June. Having been an ICC Court member for 12 years, first as Vice-President and then as President, Mr Mourre has expressed a desire to return fully to private practice. Before wishing him farewell, we’re celebrating just nine ICC Court achievements made under his leadership. Achieving record caseloads Alexis Mourre’s term as President has seen several record-breaking years for ICC caseloads and other statistics. ICC Court statistics for 2020 marked the latest record year in terms of new filings in

9 ways Alexis Mourre advanced the ICC Court2021-07-21T21:40:33+02:00