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March plenary meeting takes place with keynote address from Dominique Ristori

25 Mar 2015
Transport, Energy & Climate

AmCham EU welcomed the European Commission’s recent adoption of an Energy Union framework strategy at its monthly plenary meeting on 24 March 2015, with a keynote address delivered by Dominique Ristori, Director-General of DG Energy at the European Commission.

During his speech, Mr Ristori stressed the need for Europe to reduce its energy dependence and placed emphasis on the value of a strategic energy partnership between the US and EU.

AmCham EU’s Transatlantic Week 2015

23 Mar 2015
Executive Council

Key stakeholders from the world of government, business, academia and civil society come together for “Transatlantic Week 2015” to discuss key issues facing the transatlantic economy as well as the potential benefits of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and the United States.

AmChams in Europe hold their annual Brussels Policy Briefing

23 Mar 2015

AmCham EU welcomed over 40 guests representing 25 AmChams from around Europe to the 12th Annual Brussels Policy Briefing from 18-20 March 2015. As in previous years the Briefing coincided with AmCham EU’sTransatlantic Week  which allowed the Briefing programme to include the Transatlantic Reception on Wednesday 18 March and the Transatlantic Conference on Thursday 19 March.

Nikolaus Tacke elected as Member-at-Large (Corporate) of AmCham EU Board

11 Mar 2015
Policy Group

Congratulations to Nikolaus Tacke, Public Affairs and Government Relations Director, Europe, at The Coca-Cola Company, on his election to a two-year term on the AmCham EU Board. In his role at The Coca-Cola Company, 

AmCham EU hosts Trade Commissioner Malmström

18 Feb 2015

As part of the Business Alliance, AmCham EU was delighted to host Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Trade, on Monday 2 February at a reception advocating for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). 

Find out why this car, made in Europe, cannot be sold in the US

17 Feb 2015

An interesting piece from BBC News which succinctly demonstrates the issue of trade and tariff barriers as well as the hugely different governing rules on both sides of the Atlantic.