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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

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

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

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 & Space

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

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. 

Elections update – February 2018

21 Feb 2018
All Committees
Transport, Energy & Climate

AmCham EU would like to 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.

Innovative business solutions bolster development of the circular economy

19 Feb 2018

While 2017 was a key year for the circular economy agenda in the EU, 2018 has definitely kept up, if not proven to be even more crucial.

High-Level Expert Group report charts course to support sustainable finance

12 Feb 2018
Financial Services
Transport, Energy & Climate

On 31 January, the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) released its final report on Sustainable Finance.

Handelsblatt Global named official media partner of Transatlantic Conference

6 Feb 2018
All Committees

This week, Handelsblatt Global was announced as the media partner of the Transatlantic Conference.

Susan Danger welcomed in Kiev by AmCham Ukraine

5 Feb 2018
All Committees

Last week, Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU travelled to Kiev to participate in a series of events organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

Strong transatlantic dialogue on digital policy crucial for both economies

5 Feb 2018
Digital Economy

At the margins of the 15th Information Society Dialogue – the first one under the new US administration - AmCham EU hosted a roundtable discussion with Robert Strayer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and International Communications and Information Policy and Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner, together with leading members of the AmCham EU Digital Economy Committee. 

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.

Gender Initiatives breakfast explores ways to increase diversity in STEM

29 Jan 2018
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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

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.

UK MP Chris Leslie commends AmCham EU Brexit input

24 Jan 2018
All Committees

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