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2017 Nov 24

ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting 2016

The Annual meeting of ICC Banking Committee 2016 took place in South Africa (4-7 April). More than 358 experts in banking industry from around the world  attended the event and exchanged their views regarding banking issues .more than 150 banks mostly from Europe and Asia were active in the event.Mr faiiazQaed, the manager of international division of Tose’eTa’avon bank actively participated in the meeting.

Under the theme "Trade and Supply Chain Finance: Enabling New Trade Corridors in and with Africa", the event featured high-level keynote and panel speakers - including ICC Secretary General, John Danilovich - in a series of informative and interactive plenary and breakout sessions as well as roundtable discussions addressing global challenges and financing trends.

ICC Banking Commission task forces and working groups also discussed technical topics related to bank guarantees, financial crime risk, supply chain finance, factoring, forfaiting, legal issues and regulation.

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC): is the largest, most representative business organization in the world. Its hundreds of thousands of member companies in over 180 countries have interests spanning every sector of private enterprise.

ICC has three main activities: rule setting, dispute resolution, and policy advocacy. Because its member companies and associations are themselves engaged in international business, ICC has unrivalled authority in making rules that govern the conduct of business across borders. Although these rules are voluntary, they are observed in countless thousands of transactions every day and have become part of international trade.

A world network of national committees in over 90 countries advocates business priorities at national and regional level. More than 2,000 experts drawn from ICC’s member companies feed their knowledge and experience into crafting the ICC stance on specific business issues.

ICC keeps the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and many other intergovernmental bodies, both international and regional, in touch with the views of international business. ICC was the first organization granted general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.