Chapter News

Update on W2NYC Challenge

September 19, 2014

•  The delegates!: The NYCEDC has confirmed a diverse mix of 15 companies from the transportation, smart infrastructure, and energy sectors, hailing from Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel,...

European Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

September 16, 2014

The European Parliament gave its consent to the EU-Ukraine Association agreement, which includes a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA), on Tuesday in Strasbourg. At the same time, the...

EU Science and Technology Flagships pick up steam – final inclusive structure announced

September 16, 2014

The European Commission published today a report on its ambitious science and technology Flagships. The report draws the lessons from setting up the first two such Flagships, Graphene and the Human Brain...

Mayor De Blasio Appoints Penny Abeywardena As Mayor’s Office For International Affairs Commissioner

September 16, 2014

NEW YORK, September 16, 2014 — Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Penny Abeywardena as commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs. Abeywardena, Director of...

European Banking Union is taking Shape

September 15, 2014

Today, we have brought together a group of experts and distinguished professionals who have no doubt watched developments related to the establishment of the Banking Union with a careful, critical, and...

Industrial competitiveness: Commission reports underline need for incisive action by EU and Member States

September 11, 2014

EU manufacturing possesses a number of competitive strengths that should be leveraged to promote economic growth, despite the current difficult economic environment. This is the conclusion of the two...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

High-Level Breakfast Briefing on the European Banking Union

September 23, 2014 | 8:00am

In response to the financial crisis the European Union has pursued a number of initiatives to create a safer and sounder financial sector. These initiatives include stronger prudential requirements for banks, improved depositor protection and rules for restructuring or resolving failing banks.

Resilient Cities – How to prepare for the next Storm – A Business Perspective

October 01, 2014 | 5:30pm

Coastal Cities are confronted with the effects of climate change and will need to take steps to stay not only alive but competitive. Private and corporate citizens of coastal cities demand a higher degree of preparedness as well as proactive initiatives to deal with rising sea levels and storms. Companies are increasingly facing stakeholders, shareholders and investors, who mandate a more sophisticated environmental risk management.

The Benefits of Investing for the Long-Term Despite Pressures by Financial Markets & Shareholders

November 04, 2014 | 8:00am

Join us for a moderated panel discussion with CEO’s from major US and EU companies, Pension Funds and other market participants on the benefits of looking beyond the next quarter, including a comparison of US & EU approaches to the subject of long-term investing.

Upcoming Partner Events

Polish-American Investment Dialogue

September 25, 2014 | 8:30am

You are cordially invited to the Polish-American Investment Dialogue Conference. Why Poland? If you want to find out why Poland is the best place for your investments, if you want to learn more about business opportunities in Poland. If you want to find out why Polish-American cooperation is so strong and why American investors find Poland one of the most promising economies.

Annual NY Legal Update: The Top Employment and Labor Issues Affecting New York Employers

October 16, 2014 | 8:30am

Please join us for an informative two hour briefing, where we will focus on new and expanding labor and employment laws affecting companies that do business in New York. Our interactive discussion will provide employers with practical tips on how to respond to these developments in their day-to-day operations so as to avoid legal issues.

The IIBN 4th Annual Global Conference: ‘OpportUnity’

November 07, 2014 | 8:00am

Please join EACCNY Partner IIBN at their OpportUnity conference which will bring together the most successful and preeminent leaders of the Irish business and political community, with the goal of highlighting areas of OpportUnity that are ripe for collaboration. When we harness our collective power and identify ways to work together, we can change the world in ways that would not be achievable alone.

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Member News

Court Decision Holds That Individuals Can Be Liable For Company Imports

September 19, 2014

In a September 16, 2014 decision which has broad implications for corporate officers, import managers and other persons involved in import operations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...

Atlantic City’s “Pier” Bids Fall Below Appraised Value

September 19, 2014

According to September special servicer commentary, recent bids have come in below the latest appraised value of $5.5 million. Nonetheless, the special servicer is still reviewing those offers and is...

Private Investigators & Company Directors Under the Data Protection Spotlight

September 18, 2014

Private investigators are facing increased scrutiny over their compliance with data protection rules. In recent months, the Irish courts have seen two criminal prosecutions concerning private investigators...

We are pleased to announce that Capita Asset Services has acquired Throgmorton UK Limited.

September 18, 2014

One of Throgmorton's main focuses is the alternative investment management sector, and you will be aware that Capita Asset Services was recently granted an AIFM licence allowing us to provide independent...