Chapter News

Historic step towards EU ratification of Paris Climate Agreement

September 30, 2016

President Jean-Claude Juncker said: " (…) I am happy to see that today the Member States decided to make history together and bring closer the entry into force of the first ever universally binding...

U.S. Department of Commerce Report Demonstrates Exports to Free Trade Agreement Partners Support American Jobs

September 30, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce today issued its Jobs Supported by Export Destination 2015 report showing that U.S. goods exports to current free trade agreement partners supported more than 3 million...

Trans-Atlantic Trade at the Crossroads: Prospects for TTIP in 2016 and Beyond

September 29, 2016

Trade ministers from European Union member states will convene in Bratislava, Slovakia later this week to discuss the fate of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The goal of the...

EU COMMISSIONER MARGRETHE VESTAGER: “COMPETITION FOR A FAIRER SOCIETY”

September 29, 2016

Our world has never been better off. Freer trade has brought competition to markets that used to be closed. It has made us more productive, and helped people and ideas to circulate, creating innovations...

15th Round Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations

September 26, 2016

The fifteenth round of EU-US negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement will take place in New York, from 3 – 7 October. Both EU and US Chief Negotiators will...

The next steps in the evolution of the Eurosystem’s market infrastructure

September 26, 2016

One year ago, the Eurosystem shared some initial reflections on the strategy for the future development of its market infrastructure. The rationale behind these strategic reflections was the need to keep...

UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

EACCNY Annual Private Equity Forum

October 05, 2016 | 5:30pm

Join us for our annual review of PE in 2016 & an Outlook on what is in store for 2017: Macro Sector Trends, Current Volume & Outlook in Europe & the US.

EU Chief Negotiator on the Present & Future of TTIP in the Wake of Brexit & other Election Politics

October 06, 2016 | 8:00am

The forthcoming 15th negotiating round of the TTIP that takes place in New York at the beginning of October comes at an important moment for the negotiation: trade agreements have recently been subject to a lot of popular and political controversy on both sides of the Atlantic, and the talks are taking place against the background of a changing US administration after the November 8th elections. Join us to hear what stage the TTIP negotiations have reached, and what can be expected for the next months?

Infrastructure & Energy Project Financing Dialog

November 17, 2016 | 8:00am

EACC New York in cooperation with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs UNDESA, OECD and the World Bank is organising a high-level dialog on Infrastructure & Energy Projects Financing. The program is a follow up of the discussion started during the half-day Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Workshop in support of the United Nations “Financing for Development Process" held last May also in New York.

Upcoming Partner Events

Winning Isn’t Enough: Ensuring Recovery in Cross-Border Disputes

October 06, 2016 | 4:00pm

When facing disputes, businesses and their lawyers often overlook the crucial difference between victory and success: whether a judgment or arbitral award will result in an actual recovery. The importance of the issue is even greater in cross-border disputes, where adversaries and target assets often are located in overseas jurisdictions, which present very different legal and political concerns.

IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad

October 23, 2016 | 8:45am

Join us for the second annual IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will bring together commitment partners to facilitate the sharing of best practices and the development of new partnerships and ideas that will advance the goal of doubling the number of U.S. students who study abroad by the end of the decade.

2016 AAVS - Alternative Asset Valuation Symposium

November 09, 2016 | 1:15pm

Houlihan Lokey's Alternative Asset Valuation Symposium is an exclusive, invitation-only forum for senior financial, valuation, risk, and compliance professionals representing leading hedge funds, private equity firms, financial institutions, and institutional investors to learn about the current valuation challenges facing alternative investment managers.

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Member News

Better communicate your financial performance and position to your stakeholders

September 30, 2016

Following the guidance in the FASB’s recently issued accounting standard update (ASU) 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities, your organization can improve how it classifies...

The Shift to Equity: Is There a Return to Historical Norms?

September 30, 2016

Volatility in the prices of oil and natural gas continues to pressure and challenge many independent oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) companies, with more-highly-leveraged ones...

U.S. Business Visitors Using the Visa Waiver Program May Soon Be Asked for Social Media Information

September 29, 2016

The federal government has proposed a new rule requiring that applicants for the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)—which allows citizens of certain countries to enter the United States without visas—be asked...

Federal Circuit Finds Software Patent Claims Eligible Under Step One of the Alice Framework

September 29, 2016

On September 13, 2016, the Federal Circuit held that McRO’s patent claims are subject matter eligible for protection under 35 U.S.C. § 101. Notably, the Federal Circuit found that the challenged claims...

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