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attended the meeting and chaired the session. He welcomed the attendees and thanked them for being available on behalf of H.E Dr. Ahmed Saif Belhasa the chairman of ICC UAE and gave them a brief summary of the ICC UAE Chapter's activities and accomplishments. He also outlined the workshop and the seminar that was held in the UAE , along with plans to hold further workshops and seminars in 2010 and activities of ICC UAE in the country. Taking the stage, Sami Houerbi the Director Eastern Mediterranean, Middle-East and Africa International Court of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Services, made a presentation on the new ICC UAE
is the largest, most representative business organization in the world. Its hundreds of thousands of member companies in over 130 countries have interests spanning every sector of private enterprise. A world network of national committees keeps the ICC International Secretariat in Paris informed about national and regional business priorities. More than 2,000 experts drawn from ICC’s member companies feed their knowledge and experience into crafting the ICC stance on specific business issues. The ICC has permanent observer status with the United Nations . The UN, the World Trade Organization , and many other intergovernmental ...
New rules for demand guarantees come into effect - BNP Paribas ...
Securing an array of international and domestic monetary and performance obligations, the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) new Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG) enter into effect today. Successor to URDG 458, the extensively updated rules, URDG 758 will help bring financial stability to markets rocked by the global recession by setting out the liabilities and responsibilities of parties at each stage of the guarantee lifecycle. As of 1 July 2010, any reference to URDG in a demand guarantee or counter-guarantee leads to the new URDG 758 applying to the undertaking. Adopted on 3 December 2009 by the ICC ... market research, surveys and trends
2010 World Business and Development Awards Nomination Period ...
—The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) today announced that the application deadline for nominations for the 2010 World Business and Development Awards has been extended until 11:59 pm GMT on Thursday 15 July 2010. Created in 2000, the Awards will recognise five private companies for their work in improving the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged people and their contribution to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) —eight internationally-agreed goals that aim to reduce poverty and encourage sustainable development ... market research, surveys and trends


ICC Survey Report 31 March To be Released
Mar 31, 2009 ... International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). 38 Cours Albert 1er, ...... These projections corroborate the WTO forecast of a 9 percent fall of ... (ILO) suggests that up to 30 million jobs could be lost by the end of 2009. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Regulators must rethink trade finance: report | Reuters
(Reuters) - Banking regulators should rethink the rules for trade finance to prevent the market being suffocated as it recovers from the financial crisis, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) said on Thursday. The report said planned regulation changes could raise the cost of trade finance or cut it off for some exporters. "It is our contention that this approach is unjustified," said the report, which is based on a survey of banks active in trade finance, the traditional instruments and relatively secure instruments that keep global commerce flowing. "Moreover it is liable to lead to an overall reduction ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Protectionism cited as biggest threat to global recovery
Weighing in on Asia’s responsibility in leading the global economic recovery, speakers representing the region’s voice at a forum hosted by the International Monetary Fund here on Monday say the resurgence of protectionism is the single biggest threat to sustainable global economic growth. The speakers argued the current pace of economic recovery, which largely relies on the robust economic growth of emerging economies in Asia, would not be enough to establish the foundation for more sustainable growth and rebalance the global economy. Victor K. Fung, chairman of global trading giant Li Fung Group and an honorary chairman to the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
'Chance for Qatar to host World Chambers Congress in 2013'
Qatar’s economic expansion has already caught the world’s attention and the country is now an ‘internationally well-known brand’, a top executive of the World Chambers Federation (WFC) has said. “Qatar’s infrastructure upgrade is now attracting investments. Qatar has experienced phenomenal economic growth in recent years; becoming a trade and business hub for the region,” said WCF director Anthony Parkes. The World Chambers Federation (WCF) is International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)’s specialised division for its chamber of commerce members worldwide. He said Qatar’s ‘successful conduct’ of the WTO Doha Round in 2001 was now ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


ICC Rules of Conduct and Recommendations _2005 Revision_
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has always been at the forefront of the drive for integrity in business life, because only a corruption-free ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
The International Chamber of Commerce, as the main voice of international business, welcomes the opportunity to offer our views to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Consumer Protection in the Global Electronic Marketplace. ICC attaches great importance to the protection of consumer interests. Over the years we have actively promulgated a wide range of industry codes and guidelines to protect the interests of consumers and to promote high standards of business conduct through business self-regulation. Attached please find a list of these codes and guidelines. We recognize that as with traditional commerce, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Chambers of Commerce — University of North Texas Libraries
Association of more than 1,300 Chambers of Commerce and Industry, most of them with public law status, and their national organisations in 32 European countries plus Israel. Eurochambres' mission is threefold: to represent and inform the Chambers as well as to improve their ability to network and to provide services according to the Maastricht Treat. Eurochambres is automatically consulted by the European Commission on all matters of Social and Employment Policy.   Federation of International Trade Associations FITA fosters international trade by strengthening the role of local, ...
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Business owners in towns and cities form these local societies to advocate on behalf of the business community. Local businesses are members, and they elect a board of directors or executive council to set policy for the chamber. The board or council then hires a President, CEO or Executive Director to run the organization. Generally, chambers of commerce serve the following purposes: Creating a Strong Local Economy Promoting the Community Providing Networking Opportunities Speaking with Government on behalf of Business Political Action, such as getting pro-business candidates elected to office In some areas, Chambers may serve ...
who is louise barrington?
Louise Barrington is a highly experienced commercial mediator and arbitrator with extensive expertise in international law. From 1992 - 2000, she was Director, Institute of International Business Law and Practice, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Paris, and founder and Director, ICC Asia, with responsibility for the International Commercial Arbitration service. Her expertise in commercial dispute resolution has been recognized through several academic appointments including faculties of Law in Europe, the University of Ottawa and, currently, the School of Law, City University, Hong Kong, where she teaches Commercial ...