Chapter News

Customs action to tackle goods infringing Intellectual Property Rights – Frequently Asked Questions

July 31, 2014

As the EU’s 2020 Strategy underlines, the protection of IPRs is key to the EU economy. By giving people the incentive to be creative and innovative, IPRs foster economic growth, creating and protecting...

Greener EU airports thanks to EU-funded tech

July 28, 2014

Every summer millions of Europeans descend upon the continent’s airports on their way to sunshine and adventure. As airport users explode in number, so does the cost and environmental footprint of running...

Lithuania to adopt the euro on 1 January 2015

July 28, 2014

The General Affairs Council meeting of 23 July celebrated Lithuania's entry into the euro area. Ministers also discussed the Italian presidency work programme and the mid-term review of the Europe 2020...

Spring 2014 Standard Eurobarometer: The European elections made a difference

July 25, 2014

The latest Standard Eurobarometer survey results are published - the first EU-wide opinion poll conducted since the European Parliament elections in May which were organised under the slogan "This time...

European Commission proposes a higher and achievable energy savings target for 2030

July 23, 2014

New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas imports and a positive impact on the environment...

Nomination Procedure for top EU Positions

July 21, 2014

At their June meeting, EU leaders adopted the decision proposing to the European Parliament Jean-Claude Juncker as candidate for President of the European Commission. The Parliament elected the proposed...


Private Equity Forum: A Market Update

September 09, 2014 | 5:00pm

Join us for a Review of PE in 2014 & Outlook on what is in store for 2015: Macro Sector Trends, Current Volume & Outlook in Europe & the US.

Update on Europe: Breakfast Briefing on the European Banking Union

September 23, 2014 | 8:00am

In response to the financial crisis the European Union has pursued a number of initiatives to create a safer and sounder financial sector. These initiatives include stronger prudential requirements for banks, improved depositor protection and rules for restructuring or resolving failing banks.

The Benefits of Long-Term Thinking in the Light of Market Realities

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 longtermism.

Upcoming Partner Events

Science Meets Creativity – The EURAXESS Science Slam North America 2014

May 15, 2014 | 8:00am

The second EURAXESS Science Slam North America gives researchers based in North America the chance to showcase their research projects to their peers and the wider public in a relaxed and joyful atmosphere. There are no limits to your creativity when it comes to presenting your projects. Tap dancing, singing, old-school presentation, scientific equipment – all is allowed.

Webinar: Going Private Transactions

September 18, 2014 | 11:00am

Join a Panel of experts comprised of a leading M&A and corporate counsel, senior investments bankers, a CPA and a due diligence professional who will address the costs and benefits, the process and the steps involved in taking a public company private.

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

There is more in a vacuum that you think: Boosting the force of empty space

August 1, 2014

A vacuum is not as empty as one might think. In reality, empty space is a bubbling soup of various virtual particles spontaneously appearing and disappearing, popping in and out of existence. This phenomenon...

Laws of Attraction

August 1, 2014

It is not only dreamy tulip fields, windmills and canals that draw many of Vistra's clients to the Netherlands, but also the country's steady rise as an "increasingly attractive destination for doing...

Dillon Eustace Ireland Update – Loan Origination Funds

July 31, 2014

Context for that Discussion Paper included the evident appetite for launching direct loan origination products on the part of credit managers as well as the apparent need for alternative credit sources...

Delinquency Rate Slows Improvement, Inches Down by Single-Digit in July

July 30, 2014

The Trepp CMBS delinquency rate barely extended its winning streak to fourteen months in July. The delinquency rate for US commercial real estate loans in CMBS is now 6.04%, one basis point lower month...