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AmCham EU participates in AmChams in Europe delegation visit to Washington, DC

17 May 2016
Plenary Meeting
All Committees

Susan Danger, Managing Director, and Roger Coelho, Policy Manager, were in Washington DC from Sunday 8 May to Tuesday 10 May for the USA Conference of the AmChams in Europe (ACE) network. The ACE delegation included representatives from 35 AmChams in Europe and wider Europe.

Leah Charpentier confirmed Chair of Environment Committee

13 May 2016
Environment

Congratulations to Leah Charpentier (Albemarle) on her confirmation as Chair of AmCham EU’s Environment Committee. Leah was previously a Vice-Chair of the Committee and has been an active member for several years.

TTIP Member State study presented to ECR MEPs in Strasbourg

11 May 2016
TTIP
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

On Tuesday 10 May, AmCham EU presented the TTIP and the EU Member States study to the ECR delegation at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

The meeting was hosted by Emma McClarkin MEP (ECR/UK).

Squire Patton Boggs voted in as a new AmCham EU member

29 Apr 2016
All Committees

Congratulations to Squire Patton Boggs on becoming a full member of AmCham EU. Squire Patton Boggs is a global public policy law firm with 130 years of experience and has consistently been ranked as a top tier law firm both in the United States and globally.

AmCham EU featured in Carnegie Europe’s Strategic Europe blog

29 Apr 2016
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

AmCham EU’s Tim Adamson, TTIP Research Specialist, provides his opinion on whether TTIP will happen. Read the blog entry here.

Andreas Galanakis

Andreas Galanakis speaks at EuroConference

29 Apr 2016
Board
Communications and Marketing Group
Policy Group

On Thursday, 28 April 2016, Andreas Galanakis, Policy Director, participated in a panel discussion on the role of strategic alliances in advocacy at the 16th EuroConference in Brussels. 

Susan Danger reports from Hannover Messe

28 Apr 2016
TTIP
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

Susan Danger, Managing Director of AmCham EU, gives an account of AmCham EU’s delegation visit to Hannover Messe, the World’s leading industrial trade fair. As she explains, two topics dominated the discussions and meetings -- the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Digitisation of Industry

AmCham EU delegation attends Hannover Messe

27 Apr 2016
TTIP
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

On Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 April, Karl Cox, Chairman, AmCham EU, Susan Danger, Managing Director, AmCham EU, and a delegation of AmCham EU members attended the Hannover Messe, the world’s largest trade fair for industrial technology. For the first time in its history, the Messe was run with the US as the lead partner country, and many AmCham EU member companies were present at the exhibition.

April Plenary focuses on the EU border management policy

26 Apr 2016
Security & Defence

AmCham EU’s April Plenary meeting took place on Tuesday 26 April and focused on EU border management policy. The meeting kicked off with a panel discussion on an integrated EU border management strategy, focusing on smart borders.

Nicholas Hodac elected Chair of TTIP Task Force

25 Apr 2016
TTIP
Transatlantic Task Force

Congratulations to Nicholas Hodac, Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive, IBM Europe, on his election as Chair of the AmCham EU TTIP Task Force.

AmCham EU welcomes US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade

21 Apr 2016

AmCham EU met with Stefan Selig, US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, on Tuesday, 19 April 2016. 

Mr. Selig discussed the transatlantic economic and commercial relationship, including TTIP, data flows, and the digital economy with a number of AmCham EU members.

Discussion on upcoming US elections

21 Apr 2016
Trade & External Affairs

AmCham EU hosted a lively discussion on the upcoming US elections on Thursday, 21 April 2016 between Mark Strand and Moses Mercado.

 

 

Marta Zuluaga Zilbermann elected Agro-Food Chair

21 Apr 2016
Agriculture & Food

Congratulations to Marta Zuluaga Zilbermann (Cargill) who was confirmed as Chair of the Agriculture & Food Committee for a two-year term.

Beatrice Flammini elected Member-at-Large (corporate) of the AmCham EU Board

19 Apr 2016
Board

AmCham EU is delighted to announce that Beatrice Flammini (Citi) is the newly-elected Member-at-Large (corporate) of the AmCham EU Board of Directors. We are very happy to see that 5 out of 9 Board members are women!

The Honorable Robert A. Sherman, US Ambassador to Portugal visits AmCham EU

18 Apr 2016
Trade & External Affairs

AmCham EU staff and members welcomed The Honorable Robert A. Sherman, US Ambassador to Portugal on Wednesday, 13 April 2016.

Maureen K. Ohlhausen

AmCham EU hosts Maureen K. Ohlhausen, US Federal Trade Commissioner

15 Apr 2016
Competition policy

AmCham EU’s Competition Policy Committee welcomed Maureen K. Ohlhausen, US Federal Trade Commissioner, for a lunch meeting focusing on the internationalisation of antitrust policy and the challenges raised in emerging jurisdictions, as well as the relationship between competition, consumer protection and privacy.

Susan Danger shortlisted for Chief Executive of the Year

12 Apr 2016

Congratulations to Susan Danger, Managing Director of AmCham EU, who was shortlisted for the Chief Executive of The Year Award at the Associations Awards 2016. The other two shortlisted candidates were Jeroo Billimoria, Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) and Grégoire Pavillon, European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL). Mr. Pavillon went on to win the Award.

The ceremony took place during the Associations Network’s World Congress in Berlin.

Ms. Danger also gave a presentation on AmCham EU’s advocacy work entitled ‘Steps to becoming a trusted policy partner’.

A very heartfelt thank you to Nikolaus Tacke from all at AmCham EU

5 Apr 2016
Agriculture & Food
Board

AmCham EU would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to Nikolaus Tacke, formerly Public Affairs and Government Relations Director for Europe at The Coca-Cola Company.

Nikolaus has taken on the role of Managing Director at the Brussels office of Hering Schuppener. We wish him the very best of luck!

Priorities of DG TAXUD for 2016 discussed at AmCham EU Plenary

5 Apr 2016
Tax

AmCham EU’s March Plenary meeting exceptionally took place on Monday, 4 April and focused on the priorities of DG TAXUD for 2016. 

AmCham EU sponsors roundtable event on TTIP and its possible impact on the UK

30 Mar 2016
TTIP
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

On Thursday, 24 March 2016, AmCham EU supported a roundtable event on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in London, UK.  Entitled “What will TTIP mean for the UK?” and hosted by EurActiv, the event brought together key representatives from government, business and civil society to discuss TTIP and explore its possible ramifications for the UK. 

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