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Improved health of Europeans depends on long-term vision

6 Nov 2017
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

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 & Skills

The way we work is changing as everything goes digital. 

AmCham EU and AmCham Italy host discussion on Single Market in Rome

20 Oct 2017
All Committees
Single Market - OBSOLETE

On 10 October 2017, Amerigo and the European Network of American Alumni Associations (ENAM), in partnership with AmCham Italy and AmCham EU, hosted a roundtable event in Rome, Italy to discuss the results of AmCham EU’s study, “The EU Single Market: Impact on Member States

A new era for EU trade policy? A constructive dialogue

20 Oct 2017
Trade & External Affairs

On 17 October, AmCham EU hosted a panel on EU trade policy with representatives from civil society, government and business.

AmCham EU members discuss ways to empower women through trade

20 Oct 2017
Trade & External Affairs
European Parliament Outreach
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

On 17 October, the AmCham EU European Parliament Task Force, Gender Initiatives Task Force and Trade Committee co-hosted a meeting with MEP Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero (S&D, Spain) to explore initiatives to improve the role of women in trade. 

Bridging the narrative gap on trade

16 Oct 2017
Trade & External Affairs

By Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU

In the past months and years, trade policy has been a hot topic in Europe. From the recent Japan-EU deal to the commitment to swift negotiations with Australia and New Zealand, we believe clear trade policy presents a host of opportunities in the coming years. 

‘Invested in Europe: Our stories’ wins AmChams in Europe Creative Network Award 2017

16 Oct 2017
All Committees

AmCham EU travelled to Dublin 11-13 October to participate in the AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference, which brings together American Chambers from across Europe and wider Europe to exchange views on best practices in advocacy and communications. 

AmCham EU attends AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference in Dublin

16 Oct 2017

On 11-13 October, representatives from AmCham EU attended the AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

Maxime Bureau (3M) elected Chairman of AmCham EU

13 Oct 2017
All Committees

We are delighted to announce that Maxime Bureau, Head of Government Affairs, EMEA, 3M, has been confirmed as the new Chairman of AmCham EU for a two-year term.

Clean Energy Package: ITRE vote a positive step for energy efficiency

12 Oct 2017
Transport, Energy & Climate

The European Parliament’s ITRE Committee approved on 11 October 2017 its position on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). This vote is a positive step in delivering on EU’s energy and climate ambition. 

Industry groups call for a clear and predictable transitional arrangement in the Brexit process

11 Oct 2017
All Committees

A group of industry associations representing global companies operating in both the EU and the UK urge the Brexit negotiators to agree on a business-friendly and efficient transitional arrangement between UK’s exit and a new deal.  

Stronger transatlantic defence cooperation for a stronger EU

10 Oct 2017
Security, Defence & Space

A robust EU policy in security and defence is instrumental in maintaining transatlantic cooperation and achieving global security.

AmCham EU members discuss the future of the EU data economy in Bulgaria

9 Oct 2017
European Parliament Outreach

During a delegation visit to Sofia, Bulgaria ahead of the upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, AmCham EU participated in a conference organised by AmCham Bulgaria.

AmCham EU meets with Bulgarian leaders ahead of EU Presidency

9 Oct 2017

The AmCham EU Presidency Group travelled to Sofia, Bulgaria from 1 – 3 October for a series of meetings ahead of the upcoming Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, commencing on 1 January 2018. 

Single Market for electronic communications services: Committee vote builds momentum

3 Oct 2017
Digital Economy

With yesterday’s vote in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee on the European Electronic Communications Code, the European Parliament demonstrates broad support for the need to foster gigabit connectivity and a flourishing digital economy.

Jeremy Rollison of Microsoft elected new Vice-Chair of Digital Economy Committee

3 Oct 2017
Digital Economy

Congratulations to Jeremy Rollison, Director of EU Government Affairs, Microsoft, who has been elected Vice-Chair of the Digital Economy Committee for a two-year term.

Consumers agree that safeguards are essential to collective actions

2 Oct 2017
Consumer affairs

On 28 September 2017, AmCham EU, BusinessEurope, Eurochambres and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched the results of the ‘Supporting Safeguards’ survey carried out by WorldThinks on behalf of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR).