United States Council for International Business, Dispute Resolution (USCIB) - ICC International Court of Arbitration

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[edit] General Information

  • Official name: United States Council for International Business, Dispute Resolution (USCIB) - ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Country: USA
  • City: New York
  • Type of organization: Council
  • Date of creation: 1945
  • Interests: Arbitration – ADR
  • Fields of expertise: Commercial disputes

[edit] Description of USCIB

The United States Council for International Business promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and prudent regulation. USCIB’s vision and strength are provided by an active membership of leading corporations and organizations, while our unique global network helps turn the vision into reality. USCIB also provides a range of business services, including the ATA Carnet for temporary exports, to facilitate overseas trade and investment.

“Our goal is to ensure that we have accurate and current information on all of our candidates. This database is applicable for all U.S. citizens, wherever located, interested in being considered for ICC Arbitrations, as well as for any non-US citizens residing in the United States”.

USCIB is the U.S. National Committee to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). USCIB’s Arbitration & ADR Committee serves as the contact point for the International Court of Arbitration® and its multi-faceted dispute resolution services. The committee provides assistance in the nomination of arbitrators, makes referrals to parties seeking attorneys, organizes seminars and corporate roundtables, and answers questions regarding the arbitration process and other ICC dispute resolution services.

[edit] Origin and Description

Founded in 1945 to promote an open world trading system, now among the premier pro-trade, pro-market liberalization organizations, USCIB is an active membership base of over 300 multinational companies, law firms and business associations, which provides unparalleled access to international policy makers and regulatory authorities. USCIB:

  • Over 50 specialized policy committees and working groups ;
  • U.S. affiliate of the International Chamber of Commerce, the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD and the International Organisation of Employers ;
  • Provides numerous business services to facilitate international trade;
  • Issues and guarantees ATA Carnets, which allow temporary, duty-free imports overseas for trade shows, commercial samples and professional equipment;
  • Serves as the exclusive U.S. representative for ICC’s multifaceted dispute resolution services.

[edit] Mission

The United States Council for International Business advances the global interests of American business both at home and abroad. It is the American affiliate of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD, and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE). As such, it officially represents U.S. business positions both in the main intergovernmental bodies and vis-à-vis foreign business communities and their governments.

USCIB addresses a broad range of policy issues with the objective of promoting an open system of world trade, finance and investment in which business can flourish and contribute to economic growth, human welfare and protection of the environment.

USCIB formulates its positions in numerous committees and other working bodies composed of business experts drawn from its membership of 300 global corporations, professional firms and industry associations. It advocates these positions to the U.S. government and to intergovernmental organizations such as the OECD, the WTO, the ILO and other bodies of the U.N. system with which its international affiliates have official consultative status on behalf of world business.

USCIB helps facilitate international trade through its work on harmonization of commercial practices in the ICC. It issues and guarantees ATA Carnets, documents under which merchandise can be temporarily imported duty-free into the U.S. and other countries. It promotes use in the U.S. of the ICC International Court of Arbitration for the settlement of commercial disputes.

[edit] ICC Dispute Resolution Services

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has long been the world’s preeminent organization in the field of international commercial dispute resolution. ICC established its International Court of Arbitration® in 1923, only four years after the world business organization itself was created, and took the lead in securing the worldwide acceptance of arbitration as the most effective way of resolving international commercial disputes.

ICC has developed a wide range of dispute resolution services to provide international business with alternatives to court litigation, including:

  • Arbitration
  • Pre-arbitral Referee
  • Appointing Authority
  • Amicable Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Dispute Board Rules
  • ICC International Centre for Expertise
  • DOCDEX (Documentary Instruments Dispute Resolution Expertise)

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[edit] Contact

1212 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036 -USA

Tel: (212) 703-5065; (212) 354-4480

Fax: (212) 575-0327

Email: josefa.sicard-mirabal@iccwbo.org

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