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AmCham EU donates 100 holiday boxes to those in need

10 Dec 2018
All Committees

On Friday, 7 December AmCham EU hosted its annual Shoe Box event where members, staff and family helped to fill and wrap 100 boxes to be delivered to those in need across Brussels. 

AmCham EU hosts transatlantic alumni networking event

10 Dec 2018
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

On Thursday, 29 November 2018, AmCham EU hosted a College of Europe and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy alumni networking event.

EDF: US industry makes vital contributions to European defence sector

10 Dec 2018
All Committees
Security & Defence

The European Defence Fund (EDF) will not only introduce for the first time EU funding for defence research and capability development, but also has the potential to significantly alter the way defence industrial cooperation is done in Europe in the long-term.

AmCham EU convenes industry leaders on sustainable finance

10 Dec 2018
All Committees
Sustainable Finance Task Force

On Wednesday, 5 December 2018, AmCham EU hosted a roundtable discussion with 15 industry associations on the European Commission’s sustainable finance package.

Collective redress: EP vote risks class action abuses

6 Dec 2018
All Committees
Consumer affairs

AmCham EU is disappointed by today’s vote in the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, which takes us a step closer to a class action system that does not strike the right balance between consumer protection and safeguards for businesses.

Sustainable finance: a shared priority for international investors

28 Nov 2018
All Committees
Sustainable Finance Task Force

On 22 November 2018, AmCham EU hosted a delegation from the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan Business Council in Europe (JBCE) to discuss the EU’s sustainable finance package. 

A conversation with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström

28 Nov 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

AmCham EU welcomed EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström on Monday, 26 November 2018 for a conversation with members on the EU's trade policy and how to strengthen the transatlantic relationship. 

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Joint industry letter on the ePrivacy Regulation

28 Nov 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

Ahead of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council meeting of 4 December, businesses from across all sectors of the European economy would like to reiterate their concern about the proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation.

35th Annual Competition Policy conference focuses on competition, digitisation and fairness

26 Nov 2018
All Committees
Competition policy

AmCham EU hosted its 35th Annual Competition Policy Conference on Thursday, 22 November 2018, which explored the theme of ‘Competition, digitisation and fairness’.

Brexit deal an important milestone but uncertainty remains

26 Nov 2018
All Committees
Brexit Task Force

Brussels, 26 November 2018 – The US business community in Europe welcomes the agreement by the EU and UK reached over the weekend because it paves the way for an orderly UK withdrawal and the onset of a transition period that is crucial to business. 

AmCham EU attends European Green Party Council in Berlin

26 Nov 2018
All Committees
EP Outreach TF

Last week, AmCham EU took part in the European Green Party Council held in Berlin.

Joint AmCham EU delegation highlights key Brexit and Trade priorities to MEPs in Strasbourg

19 Nov 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs
Brexit Task Force

A joint delegation of AmCham EU members and staff last week visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg to highlight key business priorities in the Brexit talks and in Europe’s trading relations with the US and the rest of the world.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week: How to tackle AMR?

15 Nov 2018
All Committees
Healthcare

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest healthcare threats facing the world today, responsible for at least 33,000 deaths each year in Europe, with related costs exceeding 1.5 billion euro.

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
All Committees
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).

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