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The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) speaks for American companies committed to and invested in Europe. AmCham EU brings together the expertise of 150+ member companies and follows 80+ policy issues at any point in time.

We strive to create a better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters and stand ready to provide the views of American business in Europe.

For any media enquiries, please contact Thibaut L’Ortye, Senior Content Adviser (TLO@amchameu.eu; +32 2 289 10 39).

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  • Business Alliance for TTIP reiterates importance of ambitious TTIP deal

    Monday, February 22, 2016
    TTIP
    Trade & External Affairs
    Transatlantic Task Force
    Brussels, 22 February 2016 – The 12th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and the US takes place from 22-26 February 2016 in Brussels. Ahead of this critical round, the Business Alliance for TTIP – which represents key industry associations and was formed in 2013 – reiterates its strong support for a comprehensive TTIP deal that could boost growth, competitiveness and jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.
  • TTIP - Une récente étude stipule que le TTIP serait source d’avantages sociaux-économiques pour la France

    Friday, February 19, 2016
    TTIP
    Trade & External Affairs
    Transatlantic Task Force
    Paris, le 19 Février 2016 – Le partenariat transatlantique de commerce et d’investissement (TTIP) pourrait apporter une série d’avantages socio-économiques aux citoyens et entreprises françaises, tel que le souligne une nouvelle étude du World Trade Institute (WTI) de l’Université de Bern. La présentation de l’étude s’est déroulée à Paris Mercredi 17 Février 2016 sous la forme d’une table ronde organisée par Euractiv France et AmCham EU. Les exportations françaises pourraient croitre de 23%, le PIB augmenter de façon continue et les prix à la consommation diminuer. La production agricole serait également impactée à la hausse grâce à une augmentation de la demande des consommateurs américains pour les produits français.
  • Gender diversity gives business the competitive edge

    Thursday, February 18, 2016
    Gender Initiatives Task Force
    AmCham EU hosted an event with two executives from Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Citi to highlight the benefits of corporate gender diversity initiatives to companies’ bottom lines. The event featured a keynote speech by Věra Jourová, EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality.
  • Approval of Judicial Redress Act by US Congress is a key step in rebuilding trust across the Atlantic

    Thursday, February 11, 2016
    Digital Economy
    AmCham EU commends the US Congress for passing the Judicial Redress Act (JRA), which enables European citizens to challenge the misuse of data shared between law enforcement authorities on either side of the Atlantic in US Courts. The passing of the JRA is a key step in rebuilding trust in transatlantic relations.
  • New EU-US agreement for data transfers restores much-needed confidence

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016
    Digital Economy
    AmCham EU commends the European Commission and the US government for reaching an agreement on a robust framework for transatlantic commercial data flows in addition to other existing third country data transfer mechanisms.

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