Chapter News

EU Council calls for a ‘greener’ Europe 2020 strategy

October 29, 2014

The conclusions recognise that a greener economy contributes to long term prosperity, and highlight the need for a transition towards a resource efficient circular economy. In particular, they underline...

Meet Poppy, the open-source, 3D-printed robot set to inspire innovation in classrooms

October 28, 2014

Meet Poppy, the first completely open-source, 3D printed, humanoid robot (@poppy_project). Poppy is a robot that anybody can build and program. That means it's not just a tool for scientists and engineers...

European Commission welcomes the publication of the EU-wide stress test by the EBA and the comprehensive assessment by the ECB

October 28, 2014

Safer banks serving the economy: the European Commission welcomes the publication of the results of the EU-wide stress test by the European Banking Authority and the comprehensive assessment by the European...

US Senate Senate Finance Committee: U.S. Companies Depend on Global Internet

October 24, 2014

WASHINGTON October 24, 2014 – To ensure the 21st-century digital economy is not stifled by harmful trade barriers, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch...

Europe leads the way in the fight against climate change

October 24, 2014

European Union leaders gathering in Brussels yesterday and today agreed on an ambitious framework and targets for the EU's climate and energy policy. They endorsed: a binding EU target of at least 40...

What’s “Chip and PIN”?

October 24, 2014

But under the President's new BuySecure initiative, the government and the private sector are taking steps to protect American consumers. One of these steps is expanding the use of Chip and PIN technology...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

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

November 04, 2014 | 8:00am

Hear from Blackstone, McKinsey & Major Pension Funds about 'Leading for the Longterm'. 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.

EACCNY’s Commercial Real Estate Forum – A Market Update

November 13, 2014 | 8:00am

Join us for EACC’s Annual Commercial Real Estate Outlook & Property Tax Update.

EACCNY Trust & Estate Update

December 09, 2014 | 8:00am

Join us for a discussion on Trust & Estate Planning and Investment Strategies for Multi-Nationals.

Upcoming Partner Events

Spain: Global Platform For International Business And Investment

November 03, 2014 | 4:00pm

Join us for a discussion about Spain, its role in the global economy and attractiveness for International Business and Investment.

VentureOutNY Presents: Startups & Meatballs, an Italian Tech Night

November 05, 2014 | 6:00pm

From November 2nd to November 7th, we are hosting VentureOutItaly, our third one-week NY Market Accelerator program for Italian tech startups!

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

Another CMBS Borrower Preps for Life after UBS in Stamford

October 30, 2014

Earlier this month we wrote about how the borrower for 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut was expecting to lose its top three tenants, including UBS (50% of the space in that building)....

Nutri Ventures Launches a Nationwide Innovative Educational Program

October 27, 2014

NEW YORK CITY (Oct 21, 2014) – From now on, education and health professionals worldwide will have innovative tools, available for free, to introduce children aged 4 to 10 to the subject of healthy...

Brewing beer with solar power

October 24, 2014

Optimizing the use of energy is an ongoing challenge for industrial companies, also for the beverage industry. The Dutch brewery group Heineken is integrating large solar power facilities featuring an...

Internet Monitoring in the Workplace – A Short Guide to the EU

October 23, 2014

Unrestricted use of email, social media and file hosting services can have damaging effects on employers’ reputation and business. Bullying, discrimination, defamation, virus exposure, lost productivity...