Chapter News

TTIP: more US market access, reform investment protection, retain EU standards

May 28, 2015

An EU-US trade deal should deepen EU access to the US market, but must not undermine EU standards or the right to regulate in the public interest, say Trade Committee MEPs in draft recommendations voted...

Promoting Green and Efficient Energy for Europe’s Regions

May 26, 2015

Brussels, 26 May 2015 -- Today, the European Commission is launching the European Smart specialisation platform on energy, which will support regions and Member States in using Cohesion Policy funding...

Tougher rules on money laundering to fight tax evasion and terrorist financing

May 22, 2015

The ultimate owners of companies will have to be listed in central registers in EU countries, open both to the authorities and to people with a "legitimate interest", such as investigative journalists...

Statement by the EU Commission following the EIB’s decision of the next projects to be pre-financed as part of the Investment Plan for Europe

May 19, 2015

Today the European Investment Bank (EIB) announced that it has approved financing for four investment projects as part of the Investment Plan for Europe, in which it is the Commission's strategic partner...

Better Regulation Agenda: Enhancing transparency and scrutiny for better EU law-making

May 19, 2015

Today, 19 May, The European Commission adopts its Better Regulation Agenda. This comprehensive package of reforms covering the entire policy cycle will boost openness and transparency in the EU decision...

Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB speech at Swedbank Economic Seminar

May 18, 2015

There is an old saying that “with money, Latin and a good horse, you can get through all Europe”. These days a good command of Latin does not help you much outside of the Vatican City. Most of us...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

EACCNY & Euronext Pan European Days: European American Economic Forum

June 01, 2015 | 2:00pm

The European American Chamber of Commerce New York is pleased to partner again with Euronext to organise the one day European American Economic Forum that is part of Euronext's Pan European Days Program here in New York City.

The Latest Developments on European and Other Non-U.S. Banks Investing in Foreign Funds under the Volcker Rule

June 24, 2015 | 8:00am

The Volcker Rule remains as one of the most important, and controversial, aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The extraterritorial effect of the Volcker Rule has been hotly debated in Congress and through the regulatory process.

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.

Upcoming Partner Events

ReThinking Your Supply Chain Finance

June 03, 2015 | 8:30am

Join EACCNY member DS-Concept and Citi Commercial Bank for a breakfast seminar to explore the trends, opportunities, and obstacles that middle market companies face when looking to finance their supply chain and remain competitive in the rapidly changing global marketplace.

Webinar: Managing Property Taxes Across Different Jurisdictions

June 04, 2015 | 11:00am

The International Property Tax Institute and the European American Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Council on State Taxation, invite you to attend a webinar on managing property taxes across different jurisdictions.

Littler's Employee Benefit Summit

June 09, 2015 | 8:30am

Today, issues affecting retirement plans, welfare benefits and executive compensation arrangements have greater significance to employers and employees than at any other time in recent memory. The Affordable Care Act continues to affect employers in ways that would have been hard to predict when the statute was enacted. The Act has altered hiring patterns, changed the rules of the game vis a vis contingent workers and has played havoc with the collective bargaining process.

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Member News

Ryanair Notches Up Another Win Against Price Comparison Sites

May 28, 2015

In recent years Irish airline Ryanair has been involved in numerous legal battles against so-called ‘screen scrapers’ across Europe. ‘Screen scraping’ is the manner in which some price-comparison...

Corporate Spin-Offs: Slimmed Down for Excess Returns

May 27, 2015

A spin-off occurs when a company identifies a division or subsidiary of the company and separates it by creating a newly independent company. For a publicly traded company, this typically involves...

TREPP LLC Trading Alert: Wall Street Property Behind Previously Modified Loan Sold

May 21, 2015

According to a story by Lois Weiss of the New York Post, 100 Wall Street has been sold for $275 million, or $528 per square foot, to Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors. The property backs a $115.8...

“Minibonds”: New Perspectives For Financing The SMES (Small And Medium Enterprises)

May 21, 2015

For various reasons, relating to the typical Italian SMEs nature and to the market structure, the financial requirements of Italian SMEs have traditionally been satisfied by bank financing. Law decree...