Chapter News

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Digital.NYC First Ever All-Inclusive Online Hub For The City’s Tech Ecosystem

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK—New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today unveiled Digital.NYC, a first-of-its-kind online platform that will serve as a centralized hub for the City’s tech ecosystem, providing information...

Scrutiny time: candidate commissioners’ hearings start today

September 29, 2014

The 27 candidates hoping to be part of the European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker start appearing at hearings at the European Parliament today. During the three-hour hearings EP committees will...

Consumers: Commission improves safety of cosmetics

September 29, 2014

"We have shown once again that the safety of consumers is paramount in every decision we take. Preservatives in cosmetics serve a valuable function ensuring that the products we use on a daily basis are...

President Barroso Highlights Ambitious EU Targets at UN Climate Summit, Pledges Aid to Developing Countries

September 23, 2014

Speaking at the UN Climate Summit in New York City today, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said that the European Union will aim to cut domestic greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by...

Digital tech gives you the keys to the Roman Empire

September 23, 2014

Would you like to discover secret treasures of the Roman Empire, guided by an old merchant and his nephew? New technologies make this incredible journey possible. An exciting new exhibition is being launched...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

Resilient Cities – How to prepare for the next Storm – A Business Perspective

October 01, 2014 | 5:30pm

Coastal Cities are confronted with the effects of climate change and will need to take steps to stay not only alive but competitive. Private and corporate citizens of coastal cities demand a higher degree of preparedness as well as proactive initiatives to deal with rising sea levels and storms. Companies are increasingly facing stakeholders, shareholders and investors, who mandate a more sophisticated environmental risk management.

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

November 04, 2014 | 8:00am

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

Upcoming Partner Events

Annual NY Legal Update: The Top Employment and Labor Issues Affecting New York Employers

October 16, 2014 | 8:30am

Please join us for an informative two hour briefing, where we will focus on new and expanding labor and employment laws affecting companies that do business in New York. Our interactive discussion will provide employers with practical tips on how to respond to these developments in their day-to-day operations so as to avoid legal issues.

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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USD / JPY 109.55/ 109.60
GBP / USD 1.6212 / 1.6217
USD / CHF .9570 / .9575
USD / CAD 1.1191 / 1.1196
AUD / USD .8750 / .8755
USD / MXN 13.4480 / 13.4485
USD / CNY 6.1394 / 6.1399
EUR / JPY 138.08 / 138.13
EUR / GBP .7777 / .7782

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Member News

Banks may not want your cash

September 26, 2014

With the Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD IV) now fully implemented into Dutch law, the consequences of the capital requirements set by the Basel III accord are becoming more and more clear. The...

EU Court of Justice Rules on the Definition of Personal Data

September 25, 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) recently provided further guidance on what constitutes personal data for the purpose of EU law. The CJEU ruled in the joined cases of YS, M, and...

Ogletree Deakins Expands International Platform, Opens Mexico City Office

September 24, 2014

ATLANTA – September 24, 2014 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm is expanding its international platform...

Court Decision Holds That Individuals Can Be Liable For Company Imports

September 19, 2014

In a September 16, 2014 decision which has broad implications for corporate officers, import managers and other persons involved in import operations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...