The UK’s withdrawal from the EU is raising important questions for the US business community in Europe. American companies – who are heavily invested in both the EU and the UK – require certainty about the path forward for the new relationship.
It’s no longer “the unthinkable” – Britain is leaving the EU. However you look at it, the UK’s triggering of article 50 at the end of March was a historic moment. It’s fair to say the next two years will be testing times for everyone involved. And that will only be the start.
Roger Coelho, Acting Policy Director, participated in a panel at The EU & FDI: Love Lost? Conference in Malta on 7 April. In his intervention, Roger spoke about why US companies invest in Europe and what impact these companies have on the European economy.
An AmCham EU delegation travelled to Estonia on 29-31 March for a series of meetings with the Estonian Ministerial Cabinet and other stakeholders to discuss the upcoming Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Last week, Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU, Maxime Bureau, Chair of the EPO TF (3M), and Sophia Chrysopoulou, Vice-Chair of the EPO TF (The Coca-Cola Company) travelled to the EPP Congress in Malta to represent AmCham EU.
On 10 January 2017, the European Commission published a Communication on measures for “Building a European Data Economy.” AmCham EU’s members share the Commission’s goal of a European digital single market of the next generation, where connected machines and objects enable huge benefits for the economy and society.
Following the official notification today by the UK of its intent to leave the EU, the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) underscores the importance for US businesses of a successful outcome to the Brexit talks.
This week we celebrate one of the greatest achievements of the last century. Sixty years ago, European leaders came together and set up a community of shared values and interests, both geopolitical and economic.
From 8-9 March, AmCham EU welcomed 37 representatives from 23 AmChams across Europe to exchange views on advocacy and ways to cooperate - beyond Brussels! This year's Brussels Briefing focused on the Single Market and how to communicate its benefits at Member State level. Our Single Market study will be the cornerstone for further engagement with our ACE colleagues. See photos HERE.
Last week AmCham EU hosted its annual Transatlantic Week, which aims to promote dialogue and cooperation between the EU and the US. Two highlights of the programme included the launch of The Transatlantic Economy 2017, the annual survey of jobs, investment and trade between the EU and the US, and the Transatlantic Conference.
Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU, delivered a video message in support of women worldwide on 8 March, International Women's Day. Watch the message and learn more about how AmChams across Europe are supporting women in the workplace here.