Handing over to the next generation: John Beechey CBE steps down as Chair of ICC’s Arbitration programme and hands over leadership to Ania Farren, Managing Director at Vannin Capital.
John Beechey, one of the biggest names in international arbitration and former President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, is retiring from his position as Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC's) Arbitration programme in the UK, passing the torch on to his successor, Ania Farren, Managing Director of Vannin Capital. Ania will take up the reins, supported by Iain Quirk from Essex Court Chambers and Guy Pendell from CMS, whom we welcome as a new Vice Chair in the UK leadership team.
London, 19 February 2019
ICC United Kingdom and The London Institute of Banking & Finance are pleased to announce their exclusive partnership for 2019, with the aim of endorsing skills pathways in trade finance education. Promoting specific trade finance skills is becoming increasingly important in protecting the future of trade finance, as more focus is needed to enhance the workforce that will ultimately be involved in the move towards paperless trade – a critical transformation period.
The UK is well positioned to present itself as a world leader on sustainability when the government is reviewed by the UN on its delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in September this year.
Japan will use its G20 leadership role to help restore trust in multilateralism and promote international cooperation and sustainable growth.
Alexis Mourre, President of ICC's International Court of Arbitration shares his views on the future of arbitration in Latin America
London, 13 November 2018
In the last of a three-part series, David Meynell discusses the revision of ICC's Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligations (URBPO) mandated by the ICC Banking Commission.
The International Chamber of Commerce calls for the closest possible relationship between the UK and European Union
London, 7 November 2018
With the date for the UK to leave the European Union just months away, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) restates its position that the UK should seek the closest possible trading relationship with the EU to keep cross border trade as frictionless as possible.
London, 7 November 2018
In the second of a three-part series, David Meynell addresses why a sub-group of the "Digitalisation of Trade Finance Working Group" was formed to assess the ‘e-compatibility’ of ICC rules for trade finance.
London, 29 October 2018
In the first of a three-part series, David Meynell - ICC Banking Commission's Senior Technical Advisor - discusses the aim of the "Digitialisation in Trade Finance Working Group" and the challenges it's facing.
London and New York, 16 July 2018
The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which serves as the American national committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), joined with its British counterpart ICC-United Kingdom in issuing the following joint statement today.