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On October 12, TABC filed a response to the European Commission’s consultation on “Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market”. Please find a copy of the submission below. The consultation seeks to define the need and scope of policy measures that will promote digital innovation in improving health, and address systemic challenges…… Read More

On October 11, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council joined the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU), BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the British Chamber of Commerce | Belgium & EU and UKTiE (The Voice of UK Transport in Europe) in releasing a statement which urges the Brexit negotiators to agree on a business-friendly and…… Read More

DISCOVERY input papers provide insights and recommendations to facilitate transatlantic ICT cooperation in three thematic areas: ICT Policy and Regulations, Funding Mechanisms and Cybersecurity. ICT stakeholders, policy makers and thought leaders can find useful information to build and strengthen transatlantic partnerships and contribute to enhance evolving dialogues in ICT between Europe and North America. You…… Read More

On September 22, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) released a statement to the G7 Meeting of Industry/ICT Ministers highlighting the position of the transatlantic business community with regard to the challenges facing the ICT sector and the importance of digital trade in the global economy. Read the full statement. Read the full press release…. Read More

Washington – Today, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council released a statement emphasizing the importance of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield to transatlantic commerce in anticipation of the first annual review of the agreement taking place on September 18-19 in Washington. The Trans-Atlantic Business Council urges EU and U.S. officials to take careful consideration of the immense benefit…… Read More

On 13 June, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council and the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) sent out a joint association letter on the Revision of the EU Blue Card Directive to Members of the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers urging them to move forward with an ambitious revision of the scheme. The letter…… Read More

TABC released a position paper on the European Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation. The TABC position paper highlights concerns of the transatlantic business community with respect to the discriminatory effects of the regulation to “electronic communication services” and the misalignment with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Strong incentives for continued investment in the…… Read More

TABC submitted comments on May 10 in response to the Executive Order issued by President Trump on March 31, 2017, instructing the U.S. Commerce Department and the Office of the United States Trade Representative to prepare an Omnibus Report on Significant Trade Deficits which will provide “comprehensive information regarding unfair trade practices and the causes…… Read More

TABC sent an open letter to President Trump expressing support for continued U.S. engagement in the Agreement. The letter applauds the joint commitments of its 196 signatories to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the global rise in temperature. The letter asserts that continued U.S. participation in the Agreement will not only bolster such efforts,…… Read More

On April 5, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) released a statement to the G7 Meeting of Energy Ministers highlighting the position of the transatlantic business community with regard to the challenges facing the energy sector and the importance of tackling global issues such as security of supply and climate change. Read full Press Release here…… Read More