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CommentDec 21, 2020 - 5:45pm

Comments to U.S. State Department on Visas for Temporary Visitors

On December 21, 2020, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce submitted comments to the U.S. Department of State regarding the notice of proposed rulemaking 85 Fed. Reg. 66878 on "Visas: Temporary Visitors for Business or Pleasure". The. U.S. Chamber of Commerce is concerned about the negative impacts the elimination of the B-1 in lieu of H Nonimmigrant Visa (BILOH) policy would have on their businesses.

CommentDec 18, 2020 - 4:15pm

Comments on the European Data Protection Board’s Recommendations on Measures that Supplement Transfer Tools to Ensure Compliance with EU Level of Protection of Personal Data

The continued flow of personal information from Europe is essential to Europe’s competitiveness and connectivity to the global economy, as well as to research that is critical to fighting and recovering from the current pandemic.

CommentDec 11, 2020 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments on the Public Consultation Document on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints

On December 11, the U.S. Chamber submitted these comments to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in response to the Public Consultation Document on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints, as published by the OECD on October 12, 2020.

CommentDec 10, 2020 - 5:00pm

Response to the UK's National Data Strategy

The Chamber's U.S.-UK Business Council recently submitted comments in response to the UK Government's consultation on its proposed National Data Strategy.

CommentDec 09, 2020 - 1:15pm

Comments to DHS on Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program

December 7, 2020 Chief Charles L. NimickBusiness and Foreign Workers DivisionOffice of Policy and StrategyU.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesU.S. Department of Homeland Security20 Massachusetts Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20 259 By electronic submission: www.regulations.gov

CommentDec 02, 2020 - 12:15pm

Comments to DHS on H-1B Prioritization Rule

  December 2, 2020 Chief Charles L. NimickBusiness and Foreign Workers DivisionOffice of Policy and StrategyU.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesU.S. Department of Homeland Security20 Massachusetts Avenue , NWWashington, D.C. 20 259 By electronic submission: www.regulations.gov

CommentNov 16, 2020 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG–110059–20: Ownership Attribution Under Section 958 for Purposes of Sections 367(a) and 954(c)(6)

On November 16, 2020, the U.S. Chamber delivered these comments to the I.R.S. and Treasury on REG-110059-20, proposed regulations relating to the modification of §958(b)[1] of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was enacted on December 22, 2017, modifying the ownership attribution rules applicable to outbound transfers of stock or securities of a domestic corporation under §367(a), and narrowing the scope of foreign corporations that are treated as controlled foreign corporations for purposes of the look-through rule under §954(c)(6), as published in the Federal Register on September 22, 2020.

CommentNov 13, 2020 - 5:00pm

Comments in Response to the European Commission's Consultation on EU Trade & Investment Policy

The Chamber supports trade and investment policies on both sides of the Atlantic that are transparent, non- discriminatory, consistent with international obligations, and do not unduly restrict the free flow of goods, services, data, people, and capital.