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YOU

The EACC is here to serve you and your company’s business goals and needs, large and small. Learn what our members think here.

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TRANSATLANTIC NEWS

Chapter News

EU Commission proposes new Regulation to ensure EU travellers continue to benefit from free roaming

To ensure that citizens can continue to enjoy roaming without additional charges when travelling in the EU, the Commission proposed today a new Roaming Regulation. At a time when non-essential travel is discouraged, this is an important action in preparing a brighter future. The new regulation will prolong the current rules that are due to expire in 2022, for another 10 years. It will also ensure better roaming services for travellers. For example, consumers will be entitled to have the...
Chapter News

Building a Climate-Resilient Future – A new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change

The European Commission adopted today a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, setting out the pathway to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of climate change. While the EU does everything within its power to mitigate climate change, domestically and internationally, we must also get ready to face its unavoidable consequences. From deadly heatwaves and devastating droughts, to decimated forests and coastlines eroded by rising sea levels, climate change is already taking its toll in Europe and worldwide....
Chapter News

ECB | Interview: Fiscal and monetary support are crucial

Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Ingūna Ukenābele on 22 February 2021 | How would you describe the current economic situation in the euro area? In the course of the pandemic, we have experienced the deepest economic downturn since World War II. After the strong decline in economic activity following the first wave of infections in the spring of 2020, we saw a strong rebound, supported by the decisive fiscal and monetary policy...
Chapter News

OECD calls on countries to crack down on the professionals enabling tax and white collar crimes

Countries should increase efforts to better deter, detect and disrupt the activities of professionals who enable tax evasion and other financial crimes, according to a new OECD report. Ending the Shell Game: Cracking down on the Professionals who enable Tax and White Collar Crimes explores the different strategies and actions that countries can take against those professional service providers who play a crucial part in the planning and pursuit of criminal activity, referred to in the report as “professional enablers.”...
Chapter News

IMF | The Great Divergence: A Fork in the Road for the Global Economy

As G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meet virtually this week, the world continues to climb back from the worst recession in peacetime since the Great Depression. The IMF recently projected global GDP growth at 5.5 per cent this year and 4.2 per cent in 2022. But it is going to be a long and uncertain ascent. Most of the world is facing a slow rollout of vaccines even as new virus mutations are spreading—and the prospects for recovery...
Chapter News, Trade & TTIP Related

International trade statistics: trends in fourth quarter 2020

Final quarter of 2020 shows continued recovery in G20 international merchandise trade | Download the entire news release (including graphs and tables PDF) 23 Feb 2021 - G20 international merchandise trade continued to rebound in the fourth quarter of 2020 (exports up 7.2% and imports up 6.8%), following the sharp falls seen in the first half of 2020, as lockdown measures affected trade globally. Although growth in the fourth quarter of 2020 was strong, it shows a reduction compared to the unprecedented expansion observed in the third...

UPCOMING EACC EVENTS

The Future of Trade: How can Europe and the United States join forces to rewrite the post-COVID trade agenda

Under the Biden administration, Americans and Europeans need to rebuild as close a transatlantic relationship as possible. Transatlantic partners may have different viewpoints on specific trade issues. But both sides have much to gain by working together on trade related issues in many areas and intensifying the closest economic relationship there is between any two big markets in the world.

A Gateway to International Trade: South Carolina & Europe Transportation Efficiencies

This transatlantic program is brought to you by the EACC Carolinas, in partnership with the EACC Netherlands. Join us for an overview of inbound and outbound transportation modes in South Carolina and the Netherlands, a gateway to Europe. From new capital investments and expansions to job creation, South Carolina and the Netherlands are consistently recognized for their successes with international business.

    PARTNER EVENTS

    Webinar | Navigating Your Problem Loan Management Program Impacted by COVID-19

    Hosted by CLA | New problems presented by the COVID-19 pandemic require financial institutions to consider an updated approach to problem loan management. This complimentary webinar will navigate necessary considerations for evaluating policies and procedures related to your problem loan management program in light of COVID-19.

      MEMBER NEWS

      Member News

      European-American Chamber of Commerce New York Congratulates Hippo Technologies, Inc. on Successful Inaugural Year and Welcomes Hippo Technologies as a Platinum Member

      NEW YORK CITY, February 25, 2021 | Today, the European-American Chamber of Commerce New York (EACCNY) is pleased to congratulate its member firm Hippo Technologies, Inc., (Hippo Technologies), one of the leading virtual care companies that is delivering solutions for healthcare and medical education, as Hippo Technologies reaches the close of its inaugural year in business. Hippo Technologies’ flagship product, the Hippo Virtual CareTM (HVC) platform, was introduced to the market through more than 20 hospitals across China at the...
      Member News

      Orrick | The Next Step: FinCEN Proposes to Require Reporting of Cryptocurrency Positions Held in Foreign Accounts

      FinCEN recently took another important step toward bringing virtual currency into the financial assets reporting scheme. Taxpayers that have $10,000 or more in a foreign bank account have long been required to file a foreign bank account report (or “FBAR”) on FinCEN Form 114. The penalties for failing to report foreign bank accounts are significant: $10,000 for a non-willful failure and the greater of $100,000 and up to 50 percent of the unreported account balance for willful failures. While the...
      Member News

      Offit Kurman | Many US and Foreign Companies in the US Will Need to Disclose Ownership

      On January 1, 2021, the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (the “CTA”) became law.  The CTA is part of the newly enacted Anti-Money Laundering Act (“AMLA”), and is intended to fight money laundering and terrorism through the anonymous use of shell companies.  Under the CTA, many US and foreign companies registered in the US will need to disclose their beneficial ownership to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the US Treasury (“FinCEN”).  Unlike in some foreign countries, including in Europe,...
      COVID-19 News, Member News

      Cozen O’Connor | I-9 Documentation Review Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

      As we approach April 1, 2021, employers should be aware of the ever-changing policies and procedures surrounding their requirements to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (and E-Verify if they have registered to use it or are required to use it by law) for all new hires. Traditionally, the document inspection requirements of Form I-9 were completed in person when the new hire was going through the onboarding process of a new position, requiring the employee to complete...
      Member News

      UBP IAS | Change of CEO

      The UBP IAS Board of Directors appointed Ms. Eva Kathrin Genovese-Delwing as the CEO of UBP IAS, replacing Mr. Deepak Soni who left to pursue other opportunities. Kathrin Genovese joined the UBP Group in February 2020 and took up her new position with UBP IAS on 18 January 2021. She has three decades of experience in the financial industry, including senior roles at a large Swiss bank and a family office, having held various leadership positions such as CFO and...
      Member News

      A&L Goodbody | Review of Irish merger control in 2020

      A&L Goodbody's EU, Competition & Procurement team has published its report on merger control by Ireland's Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in 2020. It gives an insight into who bought whom, how long it took to get approval, when issues arose, which sectors were in play and so on. Despite the events of 2020, the number of deals notified to the CCPC was not down materially – 13% from 47 to 41. ICT, healthcare, financial services and retail were the sectors most in...

      EACCNY’s Brexit Musing

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      to listen to our members ‘muse’ about key business issues affected by
      Brexit.

      EACCNY Past Webinars

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