Chapter News

2015 Trade Policy Agenda, Office of The US Trade Representative

March 5, 2015

The Obama Administration is working to set a new standard, insisting that our values undergird our trade policy today and in the future, promoting strong labor and environmental standards that protect...

The Euro Area – Where Do We Stand?

March 5, 2015

Thank you for inviting me to speak at a Money Marketeers event today. I would like to give you a brief overview of the current situation in Germany and the euro area. I am particularly looking forward...

Trade Pacts Will Strengthen Our National Security

March 3, 2015

The disturbing news from the Pacific is that China continues to beef up construction in disputed territory and spread its brand of “state capitalism.” At the same time, our allies question whether...

How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets?

March 2, 2015

The Europe 2020 strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2010, aims at establishing a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy with high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion...

The Role Financial Markets can play in Growth and Jobs

February 27, 2015

I am delighted to be here on my first trip to the US as a new European Commissioner. I've just had two days in Washington DC talking mainly politics and regulation. But I'm someone who doesn't think that...

A note from the U.S. President on net neutrality

February 26, 2015

That happened, in part, because millions of Americans across the country didn't just care about this issue: You stood up and made your voices heard, whether by adding your names to petitions, submitting...

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 Newsmaker Breakfast with EU Ambassador to the U.S.

April 30, 2015 | 8:00am

Join us for an engaging discussion about the relationship between Europe and the United States and the Eurozone's Economic Outlook for 2015.

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

American Bar Association International Spring Meeting

April 28, 2015 | 8:00am

The EACC is a proud supporter of the American Bar Association International Spring Meeting.

World Trade Week New York City

May 11, 2015 | 8:00am

World Trade Week 2015: Be part of a dynamic network of 40 organizations in the New York metro region focusing on international trade and transportation.

IIE Summit 2015

October 01, 2015 | 12:00am

On October 1-2, 2015, the inaugural IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will bring commitment partners together in Washington, D.C. to highlight their progress and create positive new solutions. The European American Chamber of Commerce is proud to be a programming partner at this important summit and we invite you to join us for the IIE Summit!

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Member News

ICAV legislation enacted

March 6, 2015

Ireland has been promising for some time to introduce a new type of corporate fund structure known as the "ICAV" which will not be required to be incorporated under the Irish Companies Acts and will not...

EACCNY MEMBER INSIGHTS: E&Y on Global Hospitality: Top Thoughts for 2015

March 5, 2015

The global hospitality industry entered 2014 on an upward growth trajectory; a greater sense of optimism was palpable across most regions, as accelerating capital markets, favorable supply and demand...

SEC Targeting Broad Employee Confidentiality Clauses

March 4, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently contacted a number of companies seeking every confidentiality agreement, nondisclosure agreement, settlement agreement, and severance agreement...

Post AIFMD – Is Europe Worth it?

March 3, 2015

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive has brought with it many challenges for managers of non-EU alternative investment funds (AIFs) wishing to market their funds to EU...