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A Europe open for market-led investment from abroad – AmCham EU on the EU Investment Screening proposal

19 Jun 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

In its latest position paper, AmCham EU assesses the EU’s proposal to introduce an EU-wide framework for foreign investment screening and provides concrete recommendations to ensure that the EU remains open for business.

Annual General Meeting features farewell reception for Adam Shub, US Chargé d’Affaires

15 Jun 2018
All Committees
Board
Operations Group

On Thursday, 14 June AmCham EU held its Annual General Meeting 2018, where members reviewed last year’s accomplishments and discussed future plans for the organisation in 2018 and beyond. 

Collective redress: Europe seeks balanced approach, but concerns remain

11 Jun 2018
All Committees
Consumer affairs

Following the publication of the New Deal for Consumers in April, over 60 policy-makers and associations convened at AmCham EU last week to discuss the European Commission’s proposal to introduce a new ‘representative action’ system in Europe.

AmCham EU members talk digital with MEPs in Strasbourg

4 Jun 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

On Tuesday, 29 and Wednesday, 30 May 2018, the AmCham EU Digital Economy Committee hosted a delegation of 11 members at the European Parliament’s monthly plenary meeting in Strasbourg.  

Steel and aluminium tariffs: AmCham EU speaks out

4 Jun 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

AmCham EU issued a statement in response to the US government’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium.

AmCham EU participates in Relay for Life

4 Jun 2018
All Committees

Last weekend, an AmCham EU team participated in Relay for Life, an initiative to raise funds for the fight against cancer.

CAP reform: cultivating a sustainable and productive European agriculture

1 Jun 2018
All Committees
Agriculture & food

The future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is on the agenda today, as the European Commission puts forward plans aimed at reforming the CAP for a post-Brexit EU.

Steel and aluminium tariffs: American business in Europe opposes US decision

31 May 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

Further to the US government’s announcement on steel and aluminium tariffs, Susan Danger, CEO, American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU), provided the following comments:

Steel and aluminium tariffs: EU should receive permanent exemption

29 May 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) calls for the EU to receive a permanent exemption from any US government plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Austrian Federal Minister of Finance discusses upcoming EU Presidency priorities with AmCham EU

28 May 2018
All Committees
Tax
Financial Services

On Thursday, 24 May 2018 the Financial Services and Tax Committees hosted Hartwig Loeger, Austrian Federal Minister of Finance.

The General Data Protection Regulation: a milestone in a long journey

28 May 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

As the GDPR entered into force on 25 May 2018, applying it in a uniform and balanced way at national level remains a key concern for AmCham EU. 

Proposed waiver puts future innovative medicines at risk

28 May 2018
All Committees
Healthcare

AmCham EU is concerned by the European Commission’s proposal to introduce a manufacturing exemption (‘waiver’) to Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC).

AmCham EU hosts Youth Cancer Europe patient advocates

25 May 2018
All Committees
Healthcare

On Wednesday 23 May, AmCham EU hosted over 30 participants from Youth Cancer Europe (YCE), an organisation that stands up for the rights of youth cancer patients across Europe.

Elections update – May 2018

25 May 2018
All Committees

AmCham EU would like to thank all our outgoing chairs for their commitment and leadership over the past years.

Coming together for the future of mobility

23 May 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy
Transport, Energy & Climate

On 17 May, the European Commission published the Third Mobility Package, the last major legislative initiative in the field of transportation before the end of its mandate.

Executive Council meets with key Commissioners on the future of work, education and skills

22 May 2018
All Committees
Future of Work, Education and Skills Task Force
Executive Council

The Executive Council of AmCham EU held their annual spring plenary meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, 16 and Thursday, 17 May.

Spanish start-up wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award

22 May 2018
All Committees
Executive Council

Brussels, 17 June 2018 – AmCham EU and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are delighted to announce that Bioo, a Spanish start-up, is the winner of the sixth AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award.

Brexit Task Force submits response to UK House of Lords inquiry on future EU-UK relationship

4 May 2018
All Committees
Brexit Task Force

The UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU continues to raise fundamental questions for US companies and their investments in Europe. 

AmCham EU meets with Austrian leaders ahead of EU Presidency

3 May 2018
All Committees
Presidency Group

The AmCham EU Presidency Group travelled to Vienna, Austria from 25 – 27 April for a series of meetings ahead of the upcoming Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU, commencing on 1 July 2018. 

Statement on steel and aluminium tariffs

1 May 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) regrets the decision of the US not to permanently exempt the EU from tariffs and limits on imports of steel and aluminium.

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