events

TABC will host a roundtable with Kenneth Smith Ramos, Head of the Trade and NAFTA Office in the Embassy of Mexico and Karen Antebi of the NAFTA Office, Embassy of Mexico, to discuss the renegotiation of NAFTA under the new U.S. administration, as well as some insight on the updating of the Mexico-EU FTA. This…... Read More

On Thursday, 15 December 2016 the Trans-Atlantic Business Council hosted the Stakeholder Meeting for the EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue. On the occasion of the 3rd EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue, U.S. Government and European Union representatives engaged in a discussion on EU-US cooperation on cyber foreign policy issues with stakeholders from industry, consumer groups, think tanks/academia, and civil…... Read More

TABC Semi-Annual Meeting in Europe

TABC holds two meetings each year to discuss the status of the organization’s top priorities, policy work, and key events. The meetings alternate between the U.S. and Europe, and all members were invited to attend in person.  ... Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council assembled a panel providing first-hand insight into the campaign strategies of each party and the political climate in the wake of the elections. Topics such as the implications of election results, potential changes in policy under the winning candidates, and how the outcomes might impact the transatlantic relationship were addressed. Panelists: Ambassador…... Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council held a reception for its members and representatives from EU and EFTA embassies. This event was an opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new acquaintances in D.C.’s transatlantic business community.  ... Read More

Following the Brexit referendum result, this TABC seminar examined the UK dimension of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. Richard Gordon QC of Brick Court Chambers made a presentation on the constitutional aspects of triggering the Article 50 process in the UK: Prime Minister or Parliament? Alastair Sutton of Brick Court Chambers added…... Read More

The Transatlantic Business Dialogue (the Executive Council of TABC) held a meeting with Ambassador Froman in Washington D.C. to discuss his assessment of the TTIP negotiations and respond to inquiries about TABC priorities. U.S. Board and TABD Chair Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat chaired the TABD delegation of representatives from TABC member companies.... Read More

Tim Bennett, Director-General/CEO, Trans-Atlantic Business Council, moderates a panel discussion during the 11th Annual Stakeholder Meeting of the Transatlantic IPR Working Group. The Trans-Atlantic Business Council held the annual Stakeholder Meeting convened by the Transatlantic IPR Working Group.  Input from stakeholders including consumer groups and the private sector informed the agenda of the government-to-government meetings held…... Read More

14th Annual Digital Economy Workshop (DEW)

The TABC hosted the 14th Digital Economy Workshop (DEW) on Tuesday, 28 June, 2016 in Washington, DC. The DEW is an annual event held in the margins of the U.S.-EU government-to-government Information Society Dialogue (ISD). The 2016 DEW included three panels with U.S. and EU government officials and industry speakers: Tech Driven Innovation: The Internet of…... Read More

Pre Information Society Dialogue (ISD) Meeting

TABC members met with officials from U.S. State Department, U.S. Commerce Departments, and FCC in advance of the annual Information Society Dialogue.  Discussion topics included: ·         5G Net Neutrality ·         Content Package: Role of Platforms and Audio Visual Media Services Directive ·         Standards: Internet of Things, Digitization of Industry ·         Data Flows ·         Connectivity ·        …... Read More