Events Committee

Events Committee

Mission & Goals

The mission of the events committee is to work with the EACC leadership and help identify relevant topics to educate and engage the local transatlantic business community and to generate awareness about the programs and benefits the EACCNY and its membership have to offer.

The committee assists the EACC in providing its members and the larger EACC audience with timely & relevant information and resources on matters affecting businesses engaged in transatlantic trade and investment across the various constituencies the EACC serves.

It’s goals are to:

  • Contribute to and participate in transatlantic business activities, member development & engagement in accordance with the EACC strategic priorities
  • Help raise the profile and visibility of the EACC and its thought-leadership on transatlantic trade & investment matters locally, nationally and internationally within the targeted business community and its larger constituency
  • Identify relevant & timely issues affecting business relations between the US and the European Union and develop informative programs to educate the EACC membership about topics relevant to their industries
  • Inform US executives about relevant regulatory issues in Europe and how they affect trans-Atlantic business transactions

Committee Responsibilities 

  • Meet at least quarterly as a committee to identify, plan, and accomplish programs and activities for the EACC event committee with the support of the EACC staff
  • Help identify and gain access to thought-leaders in our community to serve as speakers and panelists; Support EACC’s media outreach for some of the larger events
  • Participate in  annual committee leaders’ meetings and EACCNY’s strategic meeting
  • Identify prospective members within the target audience of the committee and engage them with the goal to get involved and join the EACC
  • Engage in a regular discourse with the EACC Staff and program committee to help identify relevant topics and regulatory and legislative changes and business matters that could affect cross-border transactions
  • Initiate a dialogue with the relevant subject matter experts who can share their knowledge and present at EACC seminars


The U.S. Trademark Modernization Act: What Foreign Companies Need to Know

This Transatlantic Program is brought to you by EACC Paris One of the primary goals of the TMA, which will be implemented by December 27, 2021, is to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the U.S. Trademark Registry by creating new tools and procedures for challenging applications and registrations with inaccurate claims of use. It has the potential to significantly impact trademark prosecution and registration in the U.S., particularly for foreign applicants/registrants who obtained a U.S. registration without having to establish use prior to registration.

EU-USA-CANADA Trade Triangle: A Wish List for Overcoming the Hurdles in Transatlantic Trade

Join us for a discussion about the viability of negotiating a transatlantic trade agreement. We will be joined by three imminent experts, who themselves have successfully negotiated trade agreements. Our panel will outline what It will take to achieve a trade agreement between the EU and the US and what realistically can be done in the interim to iron out some of the hurdles that are currently inhibiting trade between the EU the US.

    Events Committee Members

    Yann Coatanlem

    Greg Nowak
    Philadelphia (Chair)

    Tara Mulkeen
    Senior Managing Director

    Richard Altieri