Chapter News

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...

Setting Europe in Motion: President-elect Juncker’s Main Messages from his speech before the European Parliament

October 22, 2014

"From Ukraine to Syria, to the Middle East and North Africa, our neighbourhood remains shaky and unstable. Scores of immigrants arriving at Europe's external frontiers in search of a better future remind...

European Parliament elects Juncker Commission

October 22, 2014

President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker said: "After a long democratic journey, today my team crossed the finishing line. I feel honoured that my Commission has received the democratic backing of the European...

Cracking the Glass Ceiling: Women on Corporate Boards in Europe

October 21, 2014

The average share of women on the boards of the largest publicly listed companies in the EU rose to 18.6 percent in April 2014, up from 17.8 percent just six months earlier, according to statistics released...

The EU at the G20 summit in Brisbane: Joint letter of Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy

October 21, 2014

In a joint letter to Heads of State and Government of the European Union ahead of this week's European Council meeting, European Commission President Barroso and European Council President Van Rompuy...

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

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...

Ogletree Deakins Tops Corporate Counsel Survey For Second Consecutive Year

October 22, 2014

ATLANTA – September 18, 2014 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce...

Further route network optimisation – focusing on airberlin’s strengths

October 17, 2014

airberlin will continue to adapt its route network by focusing on increased efficiency and further reducing seasonal effects. This strategic focus on increased efficiency is accompanied by a focus on...