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Modernising the EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement will boost economies in both regions

1 Feb 2018
Trade & External Affairs

In its latest position paper, AmCham EU sets out its key messages regarding the ongoing EU-Mexico free trade negotiations.

EU budget post-UK: Infrastructure, R&D, innovation need prioritisation

29 Jan 2018
All Committees

In the final full year of policy-making before the May 2019 European elections, a high degree of attention will understandably fall on the second phase of Brexit negotiations.

Gender Initiatives breakfast explores ways to increase diversity in STEM

29 Jan 2018
Gender Initiatives Task Force

Women are underrepresented in STEM, despite the high demand for professionals in these fields and the economic benefits that gender equality would bring. 

UK MP Chris Leslie commends AmCham EU Brexit input

24 Jan 2018
All Committees
Brexit Task Force

Prominent UK MP for Nottingham East Chris Leslie has provided the following testimonial regarding AmCham EU’s Brexit advocacy.

After several delays, mini package on circular economy goes ahead

22 Jan 2018
Environment

On Tuesday, 16 January 2018 the European Commission released its much anticipated ‘mini package’ on plastics. This contains a range of communications, actions and targets essential for the completion of the circular economy in Europe and a more sustainable economy.

Elections Update - January 2018

16 Jan 2018
All Committees

AmCham EU would like thank all our outgoing chairs for their commitment and leadership over the past years. We would also like to welcome the new leadership to their positions and wish them the best in this capacity.

Tanguy Van Overstraeten of Linklaters LLP elected Member-at-Large of AmCham EU Board

8 Dec 2017
Board

AmCham EU is delighted to announce Tanguy Van Overstraeten, Partner at Linklaters LLP, has been elected Member-at-Large (Lawyer/Consultant) of the Board for a two-year term.

Elections update – December 2017

6 Dec 2017
All Committees

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

AmCham EU welcomes the European Commission’s commitment to better enforcement of IPRs

6 Dec 2017
Intellectual Property

On 29 November, the European Commission published its long-awaited ‘IP Package’, which aims to promote the enforcement of intellectual property rights. 

ALDE Party keen to engage with industry ahead of 2019 elections

4 Dec 2017

A delegation from the European Parliament Outreach Task Force attended the 38th ALDE Party Congress in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from Friday, 1 December to Sunday, 3 December.

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.

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