Chapter News

January 1, 2015 is €-Day for Lithuania

December 16, 2014

On January 1, 2015, Lithuania becomes the 19th EU Member State to adopt the euro as its currency, completing the shift by all three Baltic nations to the EU’s single currency. The EU Member States that...

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Releases a Request for Information about Electronic Processing of Contract Invoices and Payments

December 15, 2014

On December 5, 2014, the Comptroller's Office released a Request for Information (RFI) in order to invite responses and gather information regarding options for electronic processing of contract invoices...

Investing in Long-Term Europe: Re-Launching Fixed, Network and Social Infrastructure

December 12, 2014

Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs | Conference "Investing in Long-Term Europe: Re-Launching Fixed, Network and Social Infrastructure" | Rome, 12...

Food: EU consumers to benefit from better labelling as of 13 December 2014

December 11, 2014

As of 13 December 2014, new EU food labelling[1] rules, adopted by the European Parliament and the Council in 2011, will ensure that consumers receive clearer, more comprehensive and accurate information...

NYC Deputy Mayor, NYCEDC President, Manufacture New York and Salmar Properties Announce New Fashion Design and Manufacturing Hub in Brooklyn

December 9, 2014

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Kyle Kimball, Manufacture New York CEO Bob Bland and Salmar Properties...

Investment plan for the EU gets backed by the Council

December 9, 2014

Meeting on 9 December in Brussels, EU finance ministers gave their broad support to the Commission's recently announced €315 billion investment plan. They also approved two measures for combating tax...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

Privacy in the Workplace

March 26, 2015 | 8:00am

Monitoring and investigating employees in the workplace: Opportunities for the vigilant and traps for the unwary. A guide to the United States and European Regulation.

EACCNY & Euronext Pan European Days: European American Economic Forum

June 01, 2015 | 2:00pm

The European American Chamber of Commerce New York is pleased to partner again with Euronext to organise the one day European American Economic Forum that is part of Euronext's Pan European Days Program here in New York City.

Upcoming Partner Events

Prepare for the April 2015 Customs House Broker License Exam

January 05, 2015 | 6:00pm

EACC member Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in Customs law, is offering courses in preparation for the April 2015 Custom House Broker License Exam.

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Member News

DeVore & DeMarco Client Alert: SONY v. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea?

December 18, 2014

As relentless news reports have made clear, Sony Pictures Entertainment has suffered -- and continues to suffer -- a devastating cyber-attack on its computer systems.  According to press reports, a hacker...

DS-Concept Provides $4 Million Factoring Facility to Multinational Seafood Exporter

December 10, 2014

DS-Concept Factoring, a global commercial finance company specializing in international non-recourse factoring, has provided a $4 million export accounts receivable facility to a multinational shrimp...

New Life for an Old Garment District Building Means Probable Defeasance

December 9, 2014

The Lightstone Group will be clearing out 485 Seventh Avenue over the next year for a gut renovation of their newest investment. Crains New York reported that Eretz Group recently sold the building...

‘Right to be Forgotten’ Goes Global

December 4, 2014

The Article 29 Working Party (“Working Party”) – the collection of EU Member States’ national data protection authorities (“DPAs”) – has issued its much awaited guidance on how DPAs should...