ICC United Kingdom launches inclusive post-Brexit “Trade Governance Model” at Annual General Meeting
As the United Nations’ (UN) “Decade of Action” for water begins this year, the role of business in the responsible stewardship of our most vital natural resource is most important than ever.
Following the Trump administration’s announcement to implement tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, James Bacchus, former congressman and World Trade Organisation (WTO) Appellate Body judge tells Law 360 that he believes the steel and aluminium tariffs violate core WTO procedural ruling.
A wide range of submissions on e-commerce has been made by WTO members over the past two years. “Awareness” has been raised. Frameworks, coverages, and approaches have been proposed surrounding e-commerce.
In the drive for simplicity and automation in trade, companies and banks are increasingly turning to digitisation. In the last few years, eCommerce trade has grown from a few million dollars to over $1.7T of trade in 2016. But what does it mean and why should G20 leaders take note?
There is a lot we don’t know about Brexit, the most unknown of which is what trade and trade finance will look like after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.
Expansion into new and emerging markets is a key strategy for companies operating across many industry sectors.
In an era when free-trade deals are sometimes protested in the streets, and economies like the UK and the US are considering domestic preferences; effective intellectual property (IP) protections remain vital for innovation, businesses small and large, the economy, consumers and society.
A year ago, no-one would have thought that the somewhat esoteric distinction between a Free Trade Area, a Customs Union and a Single Market would matter. Answering what this will look like will determine the structure of the UK’s trade relations in goods and services with the rest of the world in the future.