Competitiveness1

Tax policies that promote U.S. competitiveness

• Protect and encourage cross-border trade and investment with predictable fiscal environments
• Ensure implementation of the outcomes of OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting project that minimize double taxation and promote resolution of disputes
• Engage on U.S. tax reform that will enhance competitiveness

Policies that foster new information and communications technologies

• Seek “light touch” regulation aligned with marketplace realities, interoperable regulatory requirements, and respect for rule of law Business input on policies dealing with global labor relations and healthcare challenges
• Focus on supporting the ILO’s work to improve capacity of national governments to implement and enforce labor laws
• Support multi-stakeholder initiatives to improve working conditions in supply chains to ensure that they work towards long-term effectiveness by demanding equal effort from all stakeholders
• Support consumer information and education initiatives, responsible marketing and advertising, product reformulation, and promotion of healthy lifestyles
• Maintain internet stability through sound management of the Internet Domain Name System stewardship functions and holding ICANN accountable to the global stakeholder community
• Promote risk-management based models for cybersecurity in global forums
• Ensure that privacy regulations do not impede cross-border data flows or hamper innovation
• Engage with international organizations developing rules for digital trade to ensure interests of USCIB members are addressed, including IP protection

 

Related Committees

Arbitration - The Arbitration Committee serves as the North American contact point for the ICC International Court of Arbitration® and ICC’s dispute resolution services.
Competition - The Competition Committee promotes international legal policies that favor an open and competitive environment for U.S. business. 
Food and Agriculture - The Food and Agriculture Committee promotes an open and efficient global food system by providing industry expertise to governments and international forums.
Health Care - The Health Care Committee provides advice to intergovernmental organizations on the economic consequences of national health care policies.
Information, Communications and Technology - The ICT Committee advocates minimal government intervention and free information flows that ensure the continued growth of new technologies.
Intellectual Property - The IP Committee promotes a robust and effective intellectual property framework worldwide that is conducive to global trade and investment.
Product Policy - The International Product Policy Working Group ensures that U.S. products have timely access to markets around the world.
Taxation - The Taxation Committee promotes sound and consistent international tax policy and advocates against government policies that result in double taxation.