Chapter News

When solar turns 60 and grid parity becomes reality

April 23, 2014

Now, more than 100 billion watts (a.k.a. 100 gigawatts) of generating capacity of solar photovoltaics have been installed globally. Also this year, solar reaches the Holy Grail: grid parity, when solar...

April 2014: Flash EU Consumer Confidence Indicator is Up

April 22, 2014

To compute the flash consumer confidence indicator for the EU and euro area, DG ECFIN uses the data available on the cut-off date. The estimation procedure combines historical data with information from...

$700 million in incentives from New York State!

April 22, 2014

If you or anybody you know might be considering making improvements to a business in New York State by hiring, investing, expanding, or training, please call EACCNY member, The New York Grant Company,...

FACT SHEET: EU-Ukraine Relations

April 17, 2014

Brussels, 17 April 2014 || The European Union is currently focusing its efforts on  de-escalating the crisis in Ukraine. The EU calls on all sides to continue engaging in a meaningful and inclusive dialogue...

EU workers to enjoy fully portable pension rights when moving abroad

April 16, 2014

EU workers moving to a different EU country will be able to take their full pension rights with them thanks to a draft law passed by Parliament on Tuesday. It still needs to be formally approved by the...

EU Parliament lifts bank bailout burden from taxpayers’ shoulders

April 15, 2014

Three measures to ensure that banks shoulder the risks of failure rather than relying on taxpayers to bail them out were approved by Parliament on Tuesday. Two deal with restructuring and winding down...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

World Trade Week New York

May 12, 2014 | 8:00am

World Trade Week New York 2014: Be part of A dynamic network of 40 organizations in the New York metro region hosting events and panel discussions focusing on international trade and transportation Every year, the President of the United States declares the third full week of May as World Trade Week.

Transatlantic Privacy Update: US vs. EU Privacy Regulations: A Comparison

May 14, 2014 | 8:00am

Join us for a discussion on Privacy, as we explore some of the real live challenges in US vs EU approaches to this sensitive subject. Our panelists will share insights on the Regulatory Environment of Data Protection – A Comparison & What to Watch Out For and the differences in Enforcement and Legislation on both sides of the Atlantic.

NYSE Euronext Pan European Day 2014

May 19, 2014 | 2:00pm

The European American Chamber of Commerce in New York [EACCNY] is please to again partner with the NYSE Euronext to organise Pan European Day.

Upcoming Partner Events

Enforcement Trends in Merger Reviews and Other Recent Antitrust Developments

April 29, 2014 | 1:00pm

Two Pepper attorneys Ruth Harlow and Sarah Sandok Rabinovici will be presenting as part of the six-hour CLE exclusively for In-House Counsel & General Counsel presented by the New York Law Journal. Pepper's session will be on “Enforcement Trends in Merger Reviews and Other Recent Antitrust Developments”.

How to come to grips with your EU antitrust liabilities in M&A

May 01, 2014 | 8:00am

On April 2, 2014 the EU Commission fined both the direct participants in a cartel of high voltage cable manufacturers and Goldman Sachs as the ultimate parent of a private equity fund that had invested in one of the cartelizing cable manufacturers (Prysmian). Crucial in this decision was that the private equity firm had acquired “control” over the cable manufacturer.

Strengthening Companies: Operational Improvement Trends

May 08, 2014 | 1:00pm

Global economic uncertainties continue to weigh on markets and M&A activity. In this environment, middle-market private equity companies must be more resourceful than ever in unearthing opportunities, maximizing in-house resources and paving the way for long-term performance.

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Member News

New York, New York: Formerly Defaulted Loan Refinances; Office Loan Defeases; Downtown Office on the Block

April 21, 2014

April data show that the $133 million Three Borough Pool paid off with a small loss. A Wall Street Journal article and a Barclay's note also alerted us to the refinancing of the previously delinquent...

TREPP, LLC: New Jersey RE Loans Update

April 17, 2014

April commentary from the special servicer handling the $53.8 million Sheraton at Newark International Airport revealed the borrower is not interested in a modification, but will cooperate with a foreclosure...

Dillon Eustace: UCITS Alert – UCITS V Update

April 15, 2014

Following the trilogue negotiations among the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission, agreement was reached in relation to the European Commission’s set of proposals to...

New York Grant Company Announcement: International Women’s Enterprise Challenge

April 15, 2014

If you have a woman-owned small business here in New York, or if you know a woman who owns a small business, we strongly encourage applications to IWEC:  the International Women's Enterprise Challenge...