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Elections update – April 2018

26 Apr 2018
All Committees

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

Artificial intelligence: an opportunity Europe should seize

25 Apr 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

The European Commission announced today a comprehensive approach to strengthen the development of artificial intelligence (AI) across Europe. AmCham EU supports the European Commission’s efforts to unleash the technology’s uptake. 

Susan Danger attends annual AmChams in Europe USA Conference

23 Apr 2018
All Committees

CEO Susan Danger last week participated in the annual AmChams in Europe USA Conference held in Washington, DC and Chicago, IL from 16-20 April.

AmCham EU joint statement: Support for Ratifying the EU-Vietnam FTA

17 Apr 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

AmCham EU today issued a joint statement calling for the swift ratification and implementation of the already concluded EU-Vietnam free trade agreement

European AmChams visit DC to reiterate importance of Europe to the US

16 Apr 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs
Transatlantic Task Force

AmCham EU and five European AmChams (France, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and Romania) travelled to Washington, DC, last week to engage with a range of US policy-makers.

Working together to fight AMR

13 Apr 2018
Healthcare

European Parliament advisers and assistants gathered on Wednesday, 11 April with AmCham EU members to discuss how to address the global health challenges posed by Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), in the context of the draft European Parliament Report on a ‘European One Health Action Plan against AMR.

Brave New Deal? Key safeguards missing from Commission proposals

13 Apr 2018
All Committees
Consumer affairs

AmCham EU is concerned that some parts of the European Commission’s proposed “New Deal for Consumers” will fail to meet its overall objective of protecting consumer rights, and may in fact be detrimental to consumers and businesses

Top 3 finalists selected for Youth Entrepreneurship Award 2018

9 Apr 2018
Executive Council

On Thursday, 5 April AmCham EU hosted the jury deliberation for the sixth annual Youth Entrepreneurship Award. 

Elections update - March 2018

28 Mar 2018
All Committees

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

Second REACH REFIT report – On the right track, but improvement needed

26 Mar 2018
All Committees
Environment

The much-anticipated REACH REFIT report was published by the Commission on Monday, 5 March 2018.

Nicholas Hodac elected Chair of Policy Group

23 Mar 2018
All Committees
Policy Group

AmCham EU is happy to announce that the new Policy Group Chair is Nicholas Hodac (IBM), who will serve for a two-year term.

How cybercrime affects our society: AmCham EU invited to speak at European Parliament

22 Mar 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

On Tuesday, 20 March, AmCham EU participated in a hearing hosted by Anneleen Van Bossuyt MEP, Chair of the European Parliament Internal Market Committee (IMCO), on the impact of cybercrime on our society in the European Parliament.

Sustainable Finance: a game-changer for growth?

22 Mar 2018
All Committees
Financial Services
Transport, Energy & Climate

Following the recent publication of the European Commission’s Action Plan for a greener and cleaner economy, AmCham EU’s March plenary meeting was dedicated to sustainable finance and its potential to drive growth.

Free Flow of Data: AmCham EU calls MEPs to support IMCO draft report

21 Mar 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

In today’s economy, small and large companies from all sectors rely on technologies to more efficiently and cost-effectively store and analyse data with the aim of providing better products and services to their customers.

US business concerned over EU digital tax proposal

21 Mar 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy
Tax

Brussels, 21 March 2018 – The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) understands the public interest in digitalisation as it continues to change the economy.

US business calls for full harmonisation in Electronic Communications Code

20 Mar 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

As the trilogues negotiations continue, legislators should remain focused on achieving the initial aims of the regulation which is to incentivise investment in connectivity and foster a flourishing digital ecosystem for communication services.

In Frankfurt and Strasbourg, AmCham EU discusses financial services with key policy-makers

19 Mar 2018
All Committees
Financial Services

On Monday, 12 and Tuesday, 13 March, members of the AmCham EU Financial Services Committee headed to Frankfurt and Strasbourg to meet with senior policy-makers.

Industry groups call for action to upgrade the EU-Turkey Customs Union

19 Mar 2018
All Committees
Customs & Trade Facilitation

AmCham EU joined amfori, APPLiA, DIGITALEUROPE, the European Branded Clothing Alliance (EBCA), the European Services Forum (ESF) and the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) in releasing a statement calling for action to upgrade the EU-Turkey Customs Union. 

US business at the forefront of the future of work, education and skills

19 Mar 2018
All Committees

With the onset of globalisation, disruptive technological innovation and demographic trends, we are witnessing profound changes to global, European and national labour markets.

Youth Entrepreneurship Award 2018 finalists announced

14 Mar 2018
All Committees
Executive Council

AmCham EU and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are delighted to announce the five finalists of the 2018 Youth Entrepreneurship Award.

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