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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.

Amidst US tariffs news, Transatlantic Week reaffirms importance of EU-US cooperation

13 Mar 2018
All Committees

This year’s Transatlantic Week, themed ‘Troubled waters? Bridging the transatlantic gap,’ was set against the backdrop of an announcement by the US government to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium on countries around the world.

Commissioner Věra Jourová presented with 2018 Transatlantic Business Award

12 Mar 2018
All Committees

On Friday, 9 March AmCham EU presented Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality with the Transatlantic Business Award in recognition of her exceptional efforts to enhance transatlantic cooperation on a range of issues, including data protection. 

Happy International Women's Day

8 Mar 2018

This year’s International Women’s Day comes on the heels of an exceptional 12 months and a global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. 

Just released: The Transatlantic Economy 2018

7 Mar 2018
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

The annual Transatlantic Economy survey offers the most up-to-date set of facts and figures describing transatlantic jobs, trade and investment. The research was conducted independently at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Transatlantic Relations and commissioned by AmCham EU.

Transatlantic relations in uncharted waters?

5 Mar 2018
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

CEO Susan Danger comments on the EU-US relationship ahead of Transatlantic Week, Wednesday, 7 - Friday, 9 March.

A new agenda for transatlantic economic cooperation

5 Mar 2018
Transatlantic Task Force

The transatlantic economy remains the largest, most prosperous and most innovative of its kind in the world – and it continues to grow.

American business concerned over unilateral US trade action

2 Mar 2018
All Committees
Trade & External Affairs

US government plans to impose tariffs and limits on imports of steel and aluminium on the basis of national security, authorised under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, would fail to appropriately address legitimate concerns regarding global overcapacity.

AmCham EU commends European Commission initiative to set up IP watch list for marketplaces outside the EU

28 Feb 2018
Intellectual Property

As anticipated in its November 2017 Communication ‘Towards a balanced IP enforcement system responding to today’s societal challenges’, in January 2018 the European Commission took the first step in the creation of its first Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List asking stakeholders’ input to inform its actions. 

European Parliament Industry Committee votes for a more inclusive Defence Industrial Development Programme

26 Feb 2018
Security & Defence

The European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) aims to support the competitiveness and the innovative capacities of the EU defence industry by promoting cross-border cooperation. 

Building a transatlantic response to cyber resilience

22 Feb 2018
Digital Economy

Cyber threats are continually growing in their scale, intensity and impact on the global economy. Transatlantic cooperation to build cyber resilience is integral to combating this truly international challenge.

Promoting access to innovative healthcare treatments

22 Feb 2018
Healthcare

AmCham EU’s Healthcare Committee welcomed Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety and members of his team on Tuesday, 20 February to discuss issues surrounding access to innovative treatments. 

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