The times they are a-changin': technology and AmCham EU

31 May 2023
All Committees

Do you remember a time before personal computers were common? What about email, the internet or social media? When was the first time you hopped on a video conference? Over the last 60 years, these and other technologies have become integral to our homes and workplaces – especially when that work is building a strong and united Europe and strengthening the transatlantic relationship. Take a history lesson on how AmCham EU evolved with changes in technology.  

Priorities at the fourth TTC in Luleå, Sweden

26 May 2023
All Committees

The EU and the US will meet on 30-31 May, in Luleå, Sweden, to hold the fourth Trade and Technology Council ministerial meeting. It is critical that, among others, they push for more details on an expected agreement on critical raw materials, encourage further transparency in semiconductor supply chains and advance on the ongoing cooperation on artificial intelligence. You can read more about our priorities to the fourth ministerial here.

Building a reliable framework for transatlantic data flows

25 May 2023
All Committees
Digital Economy

Thursday, 25 May marks the fifth anniversary of the European General Data Protection Regulation. This milestone serves as a strong reminder of the importance of having a stable and workable regulatory environment for what has become the lifeblood of our economy: data transfers. However, the Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision to invalidate the EU-US Privacy Shield in 2020 has left companies across the Atlantic without a framework that enables them to transfer data compliantly. It is time for the EU and the US to find a sustainable replacement and establish the EU-US Data Privacy Framework – here’s how