INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR "Trade finance rules and practices" (2016 October 6-7th)
Practical seminar on international best practises in documentary credits, explaining current developments and issues related to interpretation of UCP 600 and revised ISBP 745E – the ICC rules for Documentary Credits.
86% of international businesses believe the UK should remain within the EU
A survey of international businesses undertaken by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom, together with Hogan Lovells LLP, has revealed that 86% of respondents felt the UK should vote to stay in the EU, with only 8% of respondents stating that the UK should leave the EU.
Lithuanian businesses will turn back to Russia sooner rather than later
Plagued by some of the highest levels of emigration in the European Union, plus reeling from Russian-imposed sanctions in a number of key sectors, the pace of Lithuania’s economic growth roughly halved in 2015, largely due to a downturn in the international environment. However, Valdas Sutkus, the President of Lithuanian Business Confederation, remains upbeat: “we did better last year than most EU member states”.
ICC Academy: develop the skills needed for today’s business challenges
The ICC Academy provides rigorous, relevant and applicable business education – encouraging individuals to reach their highest potential with respect to professional competency and ethical conduct. Benefiting from ICC’s global network – reaching over 6.5 million businesses.
ICC Academy teaches global trade finance essentials with 7 new e-courses
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy has launched seven new e-courses for its members. They range in topics from capital and pricing to distributor finance and each provides professionals, worldwide, with a fundamental and practical understanding of trade finance basics.
IMB: Maritime piracy hotspots persist worldwide despite reductions in key areas
Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite reductions in the number of ships hijacked and crew captured, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report reveals.