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The digital transformation needs a 'new deal' between business and policymakers

1 Dec 2017
Digital Economy

AmCham EU hosted its fifth annual Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference on 29 November 2017. Under the motto ‘Embracing the Digital Transformation’, the event was attended by some 120 participants. 

Executive Council participates in Invest in Paris, Invest in France event

27 Nov 2017
Executive Council

As part of its fall plenary meeting in Paris, AmCham EU’s Executive Council participated in an event organised by the Paris Region and the American Chamber of Commerce in France, entitled ‘Invest in Paris, Invest in France’. 

Frictionless trade with the UK: Future or Fantasy?

27 Nov 2017

With growing concern over the progress of the Brexit negotiations, AmCham EU’s November plenary meeting focused on future trade relations with the UK.

Executive Council members meet with top French officials in Paris

24 Nov 2017
Executive Council

The Executive Council of AmCham EU hosted their fall plenary on Monday, 20 and Tuesday, 21 November in Paris.

ETS phase IV (2021-2030): crossing the finish line

23 Nov 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

On Wednesday, 22 November, the COREPER gave its agreement to the provisional deal reached by the Council and the European Parliament on the ETS reform for 2021-2030.

AmCham EU wins ‘Best Professional Body of the Year’ and ‘Best Trade Body Campaign’ Awards

23 Nov 2017

On Wednesday, 22 November, AmCham EU was presented with the 'Best Professional Body of the Year' and 'Best Trade Body Campaign' for our Single Market study campaign at the European Public Affairs Awards (EuroPAwards) 2017. 

AmCham EU stresses importance of explaining the benefits of trade at the 27th European Banking Congress

21 Nov 2017
Financial Services

The European economic prospects are positive, with rising growth levels and consumer confidence, which has been translating into job creation. 

Environment Committee meets with French and Austrian chemical authorities on REACH

21 Nov 2017

AmCham EU’s Environment Committee finished its yearly delegation trips to the Member States chemical authorities with visits to the French Ministry of Ecology and Sustainability and the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management.

AmCham EU travels to Paris and Strasbourg to address third country aspects of Financial Services files

21 Nov 2017
Financial Services

Last week, a delegation of AmCham EU’s Financial Services Committee headed to Paris and Strasbourg to discuss a number of issues with policy-makers. 

AmCham EU hosts fourth Agro-food Risk Roundtable

21 Nov 2017
Agriculture & food

On 16 November, AmCham EU hosted the fourth edition of the Agro-food Risk Roundtable.

European Parliament Outreach Task Force travels to Strasbourg for November Plenary

21 Nov 2017
EP Outreach TF

The leadership of AmCham EU’s European Parliament Outreach Task Force attended the European Parliament’s Plenary session in Strasbourg on 14-16 November.

Clearing the hurdles for renewable energy in Europe: the role of long-term contracts

21 Nov 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

Next week, the European Parliament’s ITRE committee is due to vote on the recast of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). 

Elections update – November 2017

16 Nov 2017
All Committees

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

On the road to clean mobility

13 Nov 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

Last week, the European Commission released the second part of its mobility strategy for Europe, the Clean Mobility Package, aimed as a contribution to the EU’s low-carbon economy ambition. 

Responsible sourcing of minerals - Where are we now?

13 Nov 2017
Environment

The responsible sourcing of minerals remains an important subject for both policy-makers and industry alike. With this in mind AmCham EU recently held a workshop on the topic of responsible sourcing, with experts from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) offering insight on the latest developments in this area. 

Improved health of Europeans depends on long-term vision

6 Nov 2017
Healthcare
Intellectual Property

Europe’s future growth and competitiveness rely on its ability to innovate. This means having the right talent, capital and regulatory infrastructure to drive long-term investment in new technologies. 

AmCham EU attends Transatlantic Business Conference in Frankfurt

30 Oct 2017
Transatlantic Task Force

On Wednesday, 25 and Thursday, 26 October Roger Coelho of AmCham EU attended the 11th Annual Transatlantic Business Conference organised by AmCham Germany in Frankfurt.

AmCham EU travels to Strasbourg to talk energy and transport

30 Oct 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

Last week, a delegation of AmCham EU’s Transport Energy and Climate Committee went to Strasbourg to meet with MEPs on EU transport and energy policy. 

How innovation is changing the game: 34th Annual Competition Policy Conference

30 Oct 2017
Competition policy

On Friday, 27 October AmCham EU hosted the 34th edition of its annual Competition Policy Conference, which explored the evolving relationship between innovation and competition policy.

Smart work is already here – US companies are pioneering a flexible and efficient future of work

23 Oct 2017
Future of Work, Education and Skills Task Force

The way we work is changing as everything goes digital. 

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