Chapter News

Governor Cuomo on Rebuilding the Upstate Economy

September 2, 2015

For many years, Upstate New York was treated like a second class citizen, forced to watch Downstate thrive as the Upstate economy dwindled. Upstate was literally losing population and jobs – and maybe...

Sustainable development in the EU Is the European Union moving towards sustainable development? A statistical assessment of progress

September 1, 2015

Sustainable development policy aims to achieve a continuous improvement in citizens’ quality of life and well-being. This involves the pursuit of economic progress, while safeguarding the natural environment...

EIB and EU Committee of Regions intensify co-operation to boost Europe’s economic recovery

September 1, 2015

The President of the Committee of Regions (CoR) - Markku Markkula - met with European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer in Luxembourg today to discuss joint efforts to enhance private investment...

EUROSTAT Flash estimate – August 2015 Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.2%

August 31, 2015

Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, food, alcohol & tobacco (1.2%, compared with 0.9% in July) andservices (1.2%, stable compared withJuly) are expected to have the highest annual...

ECB publishes Guideline amending the General Documentation on monetary policy implementation

August 31, 2015

First, the provisions on counterparty eligibility have been revised in light of recent legislative developments in the implementation of the Banking Union. In particular, the provisions now state that...

Governor Cuomo Announces $17.2 Million to Bolster Biomedical Research in New York State

August 27, 2015

Governor Cuomo announced $17.2 million in state awards to 26 academic medical institutions for the training of new clinical researchers working on cutting-edge biomedical research. These awards, administered...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

Property Taxes - A Curse or Path to Sustain Real Estate Growth & Profitability - Recent Developments in Europe and the United States

September 10, 2015 | 8:00am

Please join us for a program discussing recent developments in American and European property tax.

Private Equity Forum: A Market Update

September 21, 2015 | 5:30pm

Join us for our annual review of PE in 2015 & an Outlook on what is in store for 2016: Macro Sector Trends, Current Volume & Outlook in Europe & the US.

BITs - The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Bilateral Investment Treaties: What Investors And Their Advisors Need To Know About Investment Protection When Investing In Foreign Countries

October 29, 2015 | 8:00am

Investment Treaties protect foreign investors against the consequences of expropriations, unfair treatment and restrictions on the free flow of funds and can provide a basis for a claim by an individual investor against a state. Recent large arbitration awards have proven their benefit to foreign investors, but they have also increasingly drawn criticism.

Upcoming Partner Events

Breakfast Briefing on Portuguese Economy & Investment Opportunities

September 09, 2015 | 8:30am

Join the European American Chamber of Commerce (EACCNY), Rui Boavista Marques, Portuguese Trade and Investment Commissioner, and the U.S. Portugal Chamber President, Rodolpho Lavrador, for a Breakfast Meeting with MIGUEL FRASQUILHO the CEO and Chairman of AICEP Portugal Global

Crowdfunding 2015: The Evolution of Global Marketplace Lending

September 28, 2015 | 11:20am

Financial veterans and industry leaders will gather to provide participants with the resources necessary to capitalize in a financial service industry that  continues to innovate and rapidly transform the financial landscape. Crowdfinance 2015 will feature a powerful lineup of keynotes presentations, interactive panel discussions, game-changing exhibitors and exclusive networking opportunities. Among them a panel featuring a EACC member Pepper Hamilton.

IIE Summit 2015

October 01, 2015 | 8:45am

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

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program: Call for Nominations

September 2, 2015

The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas invite US professionals to apply for the 2016-2017 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. Bosch Fellows work as consultants in their field of expertise...

Why Every Company Needs a Crisis Communication Plan

August 31, 2015

Crises that can seriously damage a company’s and/or brand’s reputation are happening more frequently than ever, and thanks to the lightning speed of Internet communications, the news spreads fast....

US CMBS Delinquency Rate Inches Up in August

August 31, 2015

The Trepp CMBS Delinquency Rate continued its summer trend of oscillation and inched up slightly in August. The delinquency rate for US commercial real estate loans in CMBS moved up three basis points...

USCIS Final Guidance on L-1B Adjudications Offers Some Comfort—But No Cure—for Employer Concerns

August 25, 2015

The memorandum notably begins by reminding adjudicating officers that the L-1B visa category, which allows for the transfer of company personnel with specialized knowledge, is critical in fostering the...