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Zoltán Précsényi elected as new vice-chair of the Digital Economy Committee

23 Feb 2017
Digital Economy

Congratulations to Zoltán Précsényi, Director for Government Affairs, Symantec, who has been elected Vice-Chair of the Digital Economy Committee on a two-year term.

New Single Market study offers country-by-country analysis

22 Feb 2017
Single Market Task Force

Today, LE Europe presented its new study, The EU Single Market: Impact on Member States. 

AmCham EU Strasbourg delegation strengthens ties with MEPs

21 Feb 2017
All Committees

AmCham EU hosted a delegation of 65 members from 60 member companies at the European Parliament’s monthly plenary meeting in Strasbourg. For two days, on 14 and 15 February 2017, the participants had a chance to exchange views with more than 94 MEPs from across the political group spectrum. 

CETA approval unlocks new opportunities

17 Feb 2017
All Committees

The European Parliament’s vote in favour of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a positive signal for Europe’s role in the global economy.

European Electronic Communications Code briefing offers views from industry and Commission

13 Feb 2017
Digital Economy

Friday 10 February -- In a technical briefing for member state attachés, European Parliament assistants and advisors, AmCham EU's Digital Economy Committee delivered industry views on the European Commission’s proposal for a new European Electronic Communications Code. 

AmCham EU bids farewell to Ambassador Gardner

8 Feb 2017
Transatlantic Task Force

On Tuesday, 7 February, AmCham EU honoured former U.S. Ambassador to the EU, Anthony Gardner, in a farewell reception. 

Zeger Vercouteren elected chair of new Brexit Task Force

6 Feb 2017
Brexit Task Force

AmCham EU is delighted to confirm that Zeger Vercouteren (Johnson & Johnson) has been elected chair of the newly formed Brexit Task Force on a two-year term.

Security and defence: the transatlantic partnership is as vital as ever

6 Feb 2017
Security & Defence

At the launch of AmCham EU’s brochure ‘Security and Defence – Together for European Growth’, Sir Julian King, Commissioner for the Security Union, stressed the important role the transatlantic relationship plays in security and defence.

Preventing violence against women: A discussion on how business and governments can work together

6 Feb 2017
Gender Initiatives Task Force

Violence against women has far-reaching social and economic consequences in our society. On Thursday, 2 February, the Gender Initiatives Task Force hosted a discussion on how governments and business can work toward preventing violence against women. 

Tim Adamson discusses transatlantic relations at Hessen Representation event

2 Feb 2017
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

Tim Adamson, Policy Adviser at AmCham EU, participated in a panel discussion at the Representation of the State of Hessen, Germany to the EU, entitled, ‘Partners of today! Partners of tomorrow? Opportunities for Hessen’s economy in Europe and the USA.’

Lockheed Martin and Expedia join AmCham EU

1 Feb 2017
All Committees

AmCham EU is delighted to announce two new members, Lockheed Martin and Expedia

AmCham EU Board meets with Ambassador Clyde Kull

26 Jan 2017
All Committees
Board

The AmCham EU Board of Directors met with Ambassador Clyde Kull, Deputy Permanent Representative of Estonia to the EU, to engage in an open discussion on the current state of transatlantic relations and the priorities of the upcoming Estonian Council Presidency.

New EP President: strong leadership critical to steer Europe through uncertain times

18 Jan 2017
All Committees
EP Outreach TF

AmCham EU extends its congratulations to Antonio Tajani following his election as President of the European Parliament.

AmCham EU's recommendations on the implementation of GDPR

17 Jan 2017
Digital Economy

On 25 May, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will become applicable, bringing significant changes to data protection rules across the European Economic Area (EEA).  With the adoption of the GDPR, the EU recognizes the importance of harmonizing European data protection laws, in order to facilitate cross-border commerce.

Claudia Selli elected Chair of DEC Committee

13 Jan 2017
Digital Economy

Following the election process for the position of Chair of the Digital Economy Committee, AmCham EU is delighted to confirm that Claudia Selli (EU Affairs Director, AT&T) has been elected chair on a two-year term, effective immediately. Congratulations Claudia, and thank you to our members for the excellent voter turnout.

AmCham EU donates 80 holiday boxes to less fortunate

12 Dec 2016

On Friday, 9 December AmCham EU invited members and staff to help fill and wrap food boxes to be delivered to those in need this holiday season. 

AmCham EU presents Maltese Ambassador with Presidency Recommendations

12 Dec 2016

AmCham EU welcomed Marlene Bonnici, Maltese Ambassador to the European Union, on Monday 12 December to present her with The Recommendations to the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Building the European Data Economy: A Transatlantic Perspective

9 Dec 2016
Digital Economy

On Thursday, 8 December 2016, AmCham EU organised its fourth annual Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference.

December Plenary focuses on ‘Simplifying VAT to boost trade’

5 Dec 2016
All Committees
Customs & Trade Facilitation
Plenary Meeting

AmCham EU’s Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee hosted a plenary session on Monday, 5 December 2016 on the subject of ‘Simplifying VAT to boost trade’. 

AmCham EU attends ALDE Congress in Warsaw

5 Dec 2016
EP Outreach TF

A delegation from the European Parliament Outreach Task Force attended the ALDE Congress in Warsaw. Susan Danger, CEO of AmCham EU, participated in a discussion with Cecilia Malmstrom, European Commissioner for Trade, on 'Free Trade in an era of populistic protectionism'.

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