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The New York Convention Turns 60 (8/16/2018) - On the 60th anniversary of the landmark convention on international arbitral awards, the chair of USCIB's Arbitration Committee explains its relevance.
New Co-Chairs for USCIB’s Food and Agriculture Working Group (7/6/2018) - Washington, D.C., July 10, 2018 – The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which represents America’s most innovative and successful global companies, announced that two leading corporate experts on global food and nutrition policy have been recruited to chair its Food and Agriculture Working Group. Sylvia Aguilera, director of international public affairs for McDonald’s […]
September 10 – 11 in Paris, France The Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG) is a group of government delegates and experts from developed and deve...September 10 - September 11 at
On behalf of the U.S. Council for International Business, the International Organization of Employers, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, I am pleased ...September 13 - September 14 at The Coca-Cola Company’s World Headquarters
In BBC Interview, Mulligan Shares Thoughts on G20 Meeting (7/24/2018) - G20 Finance Ministers gathered in Argentina over the weekend to raise concerns over growing tensions between the United States and its major trading partners. Following the meetings, BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst spoke with USCIB Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs Rob Mulligan as part of BBC’s Talking Business segment regarding international trade tensions that may undermine the global economy and stunt growth.
Positions and Statements
Congress Sends Revised “CFIUS” Foreign Investment Rules to President for Signature (8/7/2018) - USCIB was very pleased to see both houses of Congress adopt (the House on July 25 and Senate a week later on August 1) as part of the compromise Conference Report on the overall 2019 “John McCain” National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), some fundamental long-gestating revisions to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (“CFIUS”) process for U.S. Government review of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the U.S.
Post-Brexit Trade: An Opportunity to Set New Standards (3/12/2018) - As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, the country is at a crossroads. To deliver success means delivering trade deals fast, and the only way to do that is to be more innovative, explains Chris Southworth, the secretary general of ICC United Kingdom. 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.