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ICC Warns Against Misuse of Incoterms 2020 Rules (5/22/2019) - The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is preparing for the publication of Incoterms® 2020, an update of the renowned regulations that define the responsibilities of buyers and sellers operating in the international trade system. Hampl Discusses China and USMCA at Investor Conference (5/20/2019) - Last week, Eva Hampl, Senior Director, Investment, Trade and Financial Services, spoke on a panel entitled Trade & Tariffs – Today & Tomorrow at the annual MLP & Energy Infrastructure Conference (MEIC 2019). The panel, which also included Colin Bird from the Embassy of Canada, and Karen Antebi from the Embassy of Mexico, provided a macro perspective on current trade issues. Annual Proskauer Lecture Analyzes Challenges of Arbitration Community (5/20/2019) - As in previous years, USCIB was honored to co-sponsor the 7th annual Proskauer Lecture on International Arbitration along with Proskauer, Columbia University School of Law's Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Law and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration. Taking place on May 14, the event featured a lecture by widely respected commercial and investment arbitrator Mark Kantor.
USCIB Applauds Approval of OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence (5/22/2019) - USCIB applauds the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) approval on May 22 of the OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Working through Business at OECD (BIAC), a core group of USCIB members participated in a special member experts group that was convened to scope these principles.
The ICC Centenary Summit will be taking place on May 28, 2019 at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild (2:00pm-7:00pm). The Summit will be followed by a co...May 28
ECOSOC 2019 Session Geneva, Switzerland May 29 – 31May 29 - May 31
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USCIB Applauds Approval of OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence (5/22/2019) - USCIB applauds the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) approval on May 22 of the OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Working through Business at OECD (BIAC), a core group of USCIB members participated in a special member experts group that was convened to scope these principles. USCIB Joins in Business Appeal on WTO Reform (4/2/2019) - USCIB has joined with leading private-sector groups from Argentina, Brazil, the European Union and Mexico in a statement on reforming the World Trade Organization. Meeting at a daylong seminar in Sao Paolo hosted by CNI, the Brazilian industry confederation, the groups underscored the critical importance to business of the WTO “as the proper and only way to guarantee the full range of rules and necessary predictability to promote global economic and investment growth.”
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.