Chapter News

Investment Plan for Europe: EIF And Credem Sign The First COSME Agreement To Benefit Italian Businesses

August 3, 2015

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Credito Emiliano SpA (“Credem”), assisted by Finanziaria Internazionale (“FinInt”), have signed the first COSME transaction in Italy benefitting from the...

Report on the 10th Round of Negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

July 31, 2015

The text is now available online. This publication is part of the Commission’s transparency initiative and in line with the commitment to publish more information about the negotiations, along with...

European Commission to fund 3,3 million euros for project devised by NMusic

July 30, 2015

Aware that obtaining and analyzing Big Data is one of the greatest assets in an increasingly competitive and global market, NMusic defied a group of prestigious partners with know-how to take a part of...

Safety net measures for dairy, fruit and vegetables to be extended

July 30, 2015

Safety net measures for the European dairy, fruit and vegetables sectors will be extended into 2016. The European Commission is currently finalising the last details with a view to formally adopting the...

Press Briefing with the IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

July 29, 2015

MR. RICE: Good morning, everyone. And welcome to this Press Briefing here, at the International Monetary Fund. Delighted to welcome you this morning, and we looked at this as an opportunity to give you...

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 15, 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

Uncovering Insurance Issues in M&A - What Every Firm Needs to Know

August 07, 2015 | 3:00pm

In the past year, M&A insurance activities continues to expand its reach and companies around the world along with financial and foreign buyers took a step higher into developing and strengthening their businesses. In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates surrounding Insurance needs of Ds&Os, businesses, and selling stockholders that arise in connection with public and private mergers and acquisitions.

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

Temporary U.S. Visitor Visas

August 3, 2015

Increasingly, foreign nationals who want to visit the U.S. temporarily – for business, to visit an ill relative, or for vacation – are unable to secure a U.S. visa. In some cases, their visa request...

Honey, is that a drone outside our bathroom window?

July 31, 2015

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), are not new. Indeed, drones were first developed in the '50s and have been used by the military for years. However, drones...

The quest for certainty in the Bitcoin world

July 31, 2015

With the emergence of multiple financial and economic crises, the reliance on States and confidence in the financial industry have declined and virtual currencies, which were initially confined to a very...

July CMBS Losses: Property Type and Loan Size

July 31, 2015

Trepp's July loss analysis showed a second straight month-over-month drop in CMBS loans resolved with losses. Four loans took losses of 100% or more and two B notes were written off in full. Another two...