Celebrating 100th year of ICC

This year, the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) celebrates its 100th year. The Centenary Summit took place in Paris this week, under the theme “The Next Century of Global Business”. Erdem & Erdem’s Founder and Senior Partner and Chair of ICC CLP Commission Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem and Erdem & Erdem’s Founder and Managing Partner Piraye Erdem attended the summit.

Featuring distinguished corporate leaders as well as influential figures from political and civil society, the Summit provided a platform for engaging discussions on how the private sector can pioneer solutions to help address important global challenges, such as world trade reform, climate change, rising inequality, digital inclusion and long-term market incentives.

In addition, the day before the summit, 1st ICC Knowledge Solutions Assembly was held on 27th May in Aero Club of France. The Assembly brought together the ICC network to discuss its ambition to equip businesses with the tools to drive change and foster international trade and investment for inclusive growth and prosperity.

In the Assembly, Prof. Erdem made a presentation on ICC Model Contracts for Startup Companies. In his presentation, Prof. Erdem emphasized the importance of startup companies and pointed out the legal needs of startup companies as well as Proposed ICC Model Contracts and Guidance for Startups.