Shaping Europe’s digital future

19 Feb 2020
Digital Economy

In its ‘shaping Europe’s digital future’ communication released today, the European Commission outlines a comprehensive strategy to unlock the potential of data and digital technologies. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) supports this approach which aims to piece together the many building blocks needed for a successful digitisation of the European economy.  

AmCham EU secretariat heads to Strasbourg during European Parliament Plenary session

17 Feb 2020
All Committees

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Susan Danger, CEO, Roger Coelho, Senior Policy Director and Roberta Brumana, Senior External Relations Adviser, headed to Strasbourg during the European Parliament Plenary session. 

2021 VAT e-commerce package - Business needs certainty and transparency

14 Feb 2020
All Committees
Customs & Trade Facilitation
Trade & External Affairs

On Thursday, 13 February 2020, AmCham EU sent a letter to Stephen Quest, Director General of DG TAXUD, requesting greater transparency on the progress of the 2021 VAT e-commerce package and its implementation. This comes following the instruction of the European Council to the European Commission to complete an assessment by the end of 2019 of the EU’s readiness to implement the changes necessary to meet the 1 January 2021 deadline.