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News Stories

With the U.S. Capitol building in the distance, American flags fly during a rally on the National Mall. Priorities for the Trump Administration (1/20/2017) - The United States must develop a strategy for engaging with the wider world in the 21st century, writes USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson.
L-R: Edward Turan (Citigroup), Daniel Schimmel (Foley Hoag), Samaa Haridi (Hogan Lovells), Grant Hanessian (Baker & McKenzie), Claudia Salomon (Latham & Watkins) New Report on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration (1/20/2017) - The International Chamber of Commerce unveiled a new report assessing the finance industry’s experience and perceptions of cross-border alternative dispute resolution.
ict_conference_box Washington Conference to Explore OECD’s Role in Facilitating the Digital Transformation (1/17/2017) - USCIB is organizing a timely conference, “Facilitating Digital Transformation: The OECD’s Role,” March 8 in Washington, D.C.
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Press Releases

ict_conference_box Washington Conference to Explore OECD’s Role in Facilitating the Digital Transformation (1/17/2017) - USCIB is organizing a timely conference, “Facilitating Digital Transformation: The OECD’s Role,” March 8 in Washington, D.C.
ATA-Carnet-Logo More Than 20,000 ATA Carnets for Temporary Exports Issued in United States in 2016 (1/9/2017) - USCIB announced that American companies and business executives used more than 20,000 ATA Carnets for the temporary export of various types of goods in 2016.
UN_General_Assembly_hall UN General Assembly Grants Observer Status to International Chamber of Commerce in Historic Decision (12/15/2016) - The UN General Assembly afforded observer status to the International Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization and a linchpin of USCIB's global network.

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From the President

With the U.S. Capitol building in the distance, American flags fly during a rally on the National Mall. Priorities for the Trump Administration (1/20/2017) - The United States must develop a strategy for engaging with the wider world in the 21st century, writes USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson.
un_headquarters_lo-res USCIB in the News: Op-ed in The Hill on UN Funding (1/11/2017) - USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson published a timely op-ed in The Hill addressing calls in Congress to withhold funding for the United Nations.

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Op-Eds and Speeches

With the U.S. Capitol building in the distance, American flags fly during a rally on the National Mall. Priorities for the Trump Administration (1/20/2017) - The United States must develop a strategy for engaging with the wider world in the 21st century, writes USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson.
un_headquarters_lo-res USCIB in the News: Op-ed in The Hill on UN Funding (1/11/2017) - USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson published a timely op-ed in The Hill addressing calls in Congress to withhold funding for the United Nations.

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Member and Staff News

US Unlikely to Sign New Global Tax Treaty (12/2/2016) - USCIB’s Carol Doran Klein was quoted extensively in Bloomberg BNA on the OECD’s multilateral tax treaty and what role, if any, the U.S. might play in it.
International Business Handshake USCIB Welcomes New Staff Members (11/29/2016) - USCIB has brought on board new policy assistants, and given one staff member new responsibilities.
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Media Coverage

US Unlikely to Sign New Global Tax Treaty (12/2/2016) - USCIB’s Carol Doran Klein was quoted extensively in Bloomberg BNA on the OECD’s multilateral tax treaty and what role, if any, the U.S. might play in it.
BEPS Taxation The Uncertain U.S. Role in Global Tax Debate (11/21/2016) - USCIB’s vice president for tax, Carol Doran Klein, has recently been quoted in Bloomberg Government amid uncertainty around the U.S. role in global tax rewrite under President-elect Trump’s administration.

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Positions and Statements

Digital marketing concept ICC Statement on Code Interpretation/Reference Guide on Advertising to Children (12/15/2016) - The Reference Guide on Advertising to Children can be found here.  ICC Statement on Code Interpretation The International Chamber of Commerce Consolidated Code of Marketing and Advertising Practice (ICC Code) sets forth standards for marketing communications, including provisions addressing special responsibilities for marketing “products” (as defined by the ICC Code, which includes services)to children and young people. […]
ParisWorkshop Business Highlights Opportunities to Strengthen Paris Agreement (9/16/2016) - Business, government, OECD and UNFCCC representatives attended a workshop to explore next steps to enhance the role of business in the Paris Agreement.

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Big Ideas

un_headquarters_lo-res The Big Idea: UN Climate Talks: Why the Private Sector Needs to Be Involved Now (5/1/2015) - UN engagement with the private sector is imperative from both an economic and environmental standpoint. We need to manage and address the risks of climate change, and doing so requires engaging all countries and societal partners. USCIB wants to make sure negotiators do not miss the opportunity to anchor business in climate deliberations.
4614_image001 The Big Idea: The UN’s Development Agenda: An Opportunity to Cement Private Sector-Led Growth (9/1/2013) - The United Nations has embarked on an ambitious effort to define forward-looking objectives to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which the UN adopted in 2000 and which set 2015 as a deadline to reach targets toward ending extreme poverty, ensuring universal primary education, curbing the spread of infectious diseases, and attaining a number of […]

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