6 July 2016 – Regional Trade Agreements can not replace the multilateral system. Mr Yonov Fredericke Agah, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization delivered a special contribution at the Annual Assembly of ICC Switzerland.
As one fundamental mission of the world business organization is to help business meet challenges and opportunities of globalization, Philip Kucharski, Chief Operating Officer presented the new ICC projects.
This year, the General Assembly of ICC Switzerland had a specific focus on the important work of the ICC commissions. Each coordinator presented a specific issue discussed in «his» commission. This was followed by an open exchange with the participants. The meeting has been an occasion for members to have a clearer picture of the actual important topics. We had also the honour of hearing Georges Affaki on «International Arbitration and Economic Sanctions: The Way Forward».
The Annual Assembly of ICC Switzerland took place on 6 July in Zurich in the premise of Swiss Re. A special highlight was the keynote of our Guest of honour Mr Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization.
The international challenges remain the same - to promote growth, jobs and investment. We have to accept that the UK and its trade and investment partners are now operating in a new reality. We must urge calm and properly assess the implications for businesses worldwide.
Please note that ICC UK Secretary General Chris Southworth remains available to respond to any questions you may have with regards to the ICC UK response.
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A special highlight will be the keynote of our Guest of honour Mr Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization WTO.
As one fundamental mission of the world business organization is to help business meet challenges and opportunities of globalization, Philip Kucharski, Chief Operating Officer will present the new ICC projects.
This year, the General Assembly of ICC Switzerland will have a specific focus on the important work of the ICC commissions. ICC Switzerland is a membership-based organization and a strong national representation is essential. Because our Swiss experts in the ICC Commissions are the backbone of our national committee, the meeting will be an occasion for members to have a clearer picture of the actual important topics. Each coordinator will present a specific issue discussed in “his” commission. This will be followed by an interactive discussion with the participants. This shall be a substantive exchange and enable at the same time a better understanding of the ICC Commissions as well as of the substance.
ICC Annual Assembly 2016
Wednesday 6 July 2016, 16:30
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Mythenquai 50-60, 8022 Zürich
Noting the Court’s position as the world’s leading arbitral institution, the release highlights the growing diversity and increasing complexity of ICC arbitration cases in 2015. The release also highlights the disclosure for the first time of gender diversity statistics in relation to the composition of ICC arbitration tribunals.
Switzerland is one of the preferred countries for international arbitrations. In 2015 ICC Switzerland has been invited to nominate sole arbitrators or Chairmen in 28 cases. The Swiss Commission will organize on 1st of July a visit to the ICC Court. The program as well as the registration form are attached. ICC Switzerland will also devote part of its annual meeting to the topic of arbitration on 6th July 2016. Invitations will be sent soon.
ICC Court of Arbitration – Study Tour 2016
30 June - 1 July 2016
Programme and Invitation
Lange kaum beachtet, nimmt die Debatte um die Juso-Spekulationsinitiative nun doch noch Fahrt auf. An der Podiumsdiskussion von ICC Switzerland im Zürcher Volkshaus haben die Kontrahenten engagiert um die möglichen Auswirkungen der Vorlage gestritten, die am 28. Februar zur Abstimmung kommt.
Je mehr Leute sich an der Preisfindung in einem Markt beteiligen, desto besser funktioniere dieser, ist Rolf Stahel überzeugt. Als Finanzchef der traditionsreichen Winterthurer Baumwollhandelsfirma Reinhart sieht er täglich den ausgleichenden Effekt, den Finanzinvestoren bewirken. Wenn frühmorgens die Spekulanten in den USA noch nicht wach sind, seien die Preise auf dem Weltmarkt viel instabiler.
7.8.2015 - La Chambre de commerce internationale (ICC) propose dès à présent une offre de formation continue mondiale pour les professionnels d’entreprises internationales. Avec l’ICC Academy, des connaissances spécifiques et pratiques peuvent être acquises en ligne.
L'académie, qui a été établie en coopération avec l'International Enterprise Singapore, offre une variété de cours en ligne dans les domaines «Banking» et le financement du commerce. Vous pouvez choisir entre les cours de base et complémentaires. Le but est d'étendre l'offre de cours dans les domaines de la rédaction de contrats, économie numérique, environnement, énergie et lutte contre la corruption.