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EU-US trade: A path forward

13 Nov 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

Ahead of the meeting between US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström this week in Washington, DC, the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) publishes its new recommendations to advance transatlantic economic cooperation.

AmCham EU talks future of Europe at EPP and ALDE Congresses

12 Nov 2018
All Committees
EP Outreach TF

A delegation of AmCham EU members travelled to Helsinki, Finland from 7-8 November and Madrid, Spain from 8-10 November to participate in the EPP and ALDE Party Congresses. 

CEO Susan Danger talks global trade in London

5 Nov 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

On Thursday, 1 November Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU spoke at a Chatham House event in London. With more than 120 participants, including policy-makers and representatives from civil society, academia and business, the discussion focused on Global Trade in 2018.

Vice-Chair of AmCham EU Brexit Task Force speaks at AmCham Bulgaria event

30 Oct 2018
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Brexit Task Force

Taggart Davis, Executive Director for Government Relations at JP Morgan and Vice-Chair of AmCham EU’s Brexit Task Force, featured on a high-level panel at AmCham Bulgaria and the British Bulgarian Business Association’s event entitled, ‘Brexit and The Future of Global Trade,’ on 25 October 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

A transatlantic conversation on improving timely patient access to healthcare

30 Oct 2018
All Committees
Healthcare

The safest drug that no one can afford or that arrives too late is of no benefit to a patient.

On Friday, 26 October 2018, AmCham EU hosted a multi-stakeholder transatlantic dialogue with the goal of addressing the ‘access-evidence conundrum’, a key challenge facing healthcare decision-makers on both sides of the Atlantic.

AmCham EU travels to Bucharest ahead of Romanian Presidency to the EU

29 Oct 2018
All Committees
Presidency Group

The AmCham EU Presidency Group travelled to Bucharest, Romania from 23-25 October for a series of meetings ahead of the upcoming Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU, commencing on 1 January 2019.  

AmCham EU and U.S. Chamber host joint event on global privacy rules

29 Oct 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

On Tuesday, 23 October, AmCham EU and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce co-hosted an event on international best practices on privacy in the margins of the 40th International Conference of Privacy and Data Protection Commissioners (ICDPPC).

Outlook for EU trade policy in 2019 and beyond

22 Oct 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

On Tuesday, 16 October 2018, AmCham EU members convened for the monthly plenary meeting to explore the current opportunities and challenges for EU trade policy for the coming year and into the future.

Second annual Privacy Shield review in Brussels

22 Oct 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

On 18-19 October, representatives from the EU and the US gathered in Brussels for the 2nd annual Privacy Shield review.

Advancing the digital future: Shaping a path for global cooperation?

22 Oct 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

AmCham EU hosted its 6th Annual Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference on Wednesday, 17 October 2018. Under the motto ‘Advancing the digital future: Shaping a path for global cooperation?’, the event was attended by some 120 participants.

US business: Time for critical Brexit deal running out

22 Oct 2018
All Committees
Brexit Task Force

Following the October EU Council summit, US business reiterates the importance of finalising an EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement as soon as possible to reduce uncertainty for businesses on both sides of the Channel.

A conversation with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

18 Oct 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

AmCham EU welcomed US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 for a conversation with members on the US government’s priorities for the transatlantic relationship. 

US notification to Congress of intent to relaunch transatlantic trade negotiations a positive development for EU-US ties

17 Oct 2018
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

The US business community welcomes the US government’s formal notification today to the US Congress of its intention to relaunch trade negotiations with the EU.

Executive Council members meet top EU and US officials in Brussels

15 Oct 2018
All Committees
Executive Council

The Executive Council of AmCham EU held their fall plenary meeting in Brussels on Thursday, 11 October. 

AmCham EU participates in US Chamber Global Cyber Dialogue in Washington, DC

15 Oct 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

On Wednesday, 10 October 2018, Maika Fohrenbach, Senior Policy Adviser, AmCham EU, moderated a panel on ‘Enhancing the Internet of Things Cybersecurity and Creating a More Secure Ecosystem’ at the 2nd Global Cyber Dialogue organised by the US Chamber as part of its cyber week. 

A global perspective on the Future of Work

15 Oct 2018
All Committees
Future of Work, Education and Skills Task Force

The Future of Work will pose significant challenges, but will also present unparalleled opportunities. While conversations on how to prepare for this transition tend to remain EU-focused in Brussels, this issue affects countries around the world.

Delegations to Paris and Strasbourg focus on finance, climate and mobility

8 Oct 2018
All Committees
Financial Services
Transport, Energy & Climate

On Monday, 1 to Wednesday, 3 October 2018, delegations from AmCham EU’s Financial Services and Transport, Energy and Climate Committees headed to Paris and Strasbourg to discuss a number of key issues with policy-makers.

EP elections 2019: Europe’s future at stake?

2 Oct 2018
All Committees
EP Outreach TF

On Thursday, 27 September 2018 AmCham EU and EURACTIV hosted leaders from the four main European political groups for a debate on the future of Europe, with more than 300 participants attending.

Joint industry statement on WTO e-commerce cooperation

2 Oct 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

Global industry welcomed the announcement at the Eleventh WTO Ministerial that 70 WTO economies would begin work ‘towards future WTO negotiations on trade-related aspects of electronic commerce’.

AmCham EU welcomes US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland to Brussels

21 Sep 2018
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

On 20 September, AmCham EU was honoured to welcome the incoming US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland to Brussels with a reception with AmCham EU members and government representatives from the EU, US and beyond.

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