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International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

The ICC is the world’s largest business organisation, representing more than 45m companies in over 100 countries. Its stated mission includes:

“to promote international trade, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation by combining our global influence with our unique expertise in advocacy, standard setting activities and global services.”

The ICC publishes standard terms and regulations for contracts, letters of credit, certificates of origin and other business documentation.

It established the International Court of Arbitration in 1923 and publishes rules for the conduct of arbitration and mediation.

For more information, see its website.