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Business leaders and policymakers gather for a more sustainable world tax order

26 July 2022 The International Tax Conference jointly hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), [email protected] and BusinessEurope last week highlighted how a consistent global tax system is essential for business and will foster cross-border trade and investment. Under the theme “Towards a Sustainable World Tax Order?”, the International Tax Conference, held last week in Munich, Germany (21-22 July), gathered business leaders and policymakers from around the world over two days to address key, current and emerging topics in international tax policy. The sessions underscored

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Black Sea grain exports deal must enable full agricultural value chain, ICC says

22 July 2022 ICC has issued a statement following the signature of a deal to allow the resumption of grain exports via the Black Sea. ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO said: “The strategic importance of today’s agreement for global food security cannot be overstated. Projections from our network suggest that restoring shipments of Ukrainian grains and vegetable oils via the Black Sea is absolutely imperative to avert a severe cost-of-living – and potentially hunger – crisis in the developing world. “We applaud the

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ICC forum for young arbitrators changes name to reflect broad dispute resolution scope

20 July 2022 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) has changed its name to the Young Arbitration and ADR Forum (YAAF) to underscore the global network’s wide range of alternative dispute resolution services. Under the auspices of ICC’s market-leading Dispute Resolution Services, ICC YAAF dedicates its work to the promotion of all methods of effective dispute resolution and dispute prevention and avoidance, by introducing new practitioners and students worldwide to the field of International Arbitration and ADR. Open to young dispute resolution practitioners

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ICC brings the voice of business to global discussions on innovation and intellectual property

19 July 2022 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) held a side event at the 63rd Meetings of the Assemblies of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva this week, bringing the voice of business to global discussions on innovation and intellectual property. Leaders from companies including Nestlé, Microsoft and Intel, and international organisations including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) were among the participants of the ICC Side Event at the 63rd Meetings of the Assemblies of

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Global piracy and armed robbery incidents at lowest level in decades

12 July 2022 The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) received the lowest number of reported incidents for the first half of any year since 1994 – a testament to its pivotal role in raising awareness to make waters safer. IMB’s latest global piracy report details 58 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships – the lowest total since 1994 – down from 68 incidents during the same period last year. In the first six months of 2022, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) reported 55

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Small business competition puts MSMEs at the heart of the green transition

28 June 2022 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) to launch the second edition of the Small Business Champions Initiative. The second edition of the Small Business Champions Initiative was launched at a joint event hosted by ICC, ITC and the WTO Informal Working Group on Micro-, Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs). The aim of the initiative is to identify, highlight and celebrate creative and impactful organisations or initiatives that put small

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