Europe

The Chamber's Europe team champions a pro-business agenda across Europe and in Washington to expand commercial opportunities for members by advancing open and competitive markets, economic growth, and transatlantic cooperation.

Recent Activity

CommentOct 28, 2020 - 4:30pm

Comments in Response to the European Commission's Consultation on a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

The Chamber is a longtime advocate for stronger commercial ties between the United States and the European Union. According to a recent Chamber study, the U.S. and EU are together responsible for more than 40% of global gross domestic product, and transatlantic trade and investment support 16 million jobs on both sides of the Atlantic. In the U.S.

CommentOct 02, 2020 - 9:45am

Comments on EU Security of Network and Information Systems

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the European Commission’s (“Commission” consultation of the revision of the Directive (EU) 2016/1148 concerning measures for a common, high-level of security of network and information systems across the Union (“NIS Directive” or “the Directive”) aimed at fulfilling the Commission’s

CommentSep 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

Chamber Leads Association Effort Urging U.S. Government to Engage European Privacy Regulators

In its Schrems II ruling, the European Court of Justice empowered EU data protection authorities (DPAs) to review companies' standard contractual clauses for transfers to non-adequate jurisdictions (i.e., the U.S.) and to invalidate them when protections are not "essentially equivalent." 

ReportSep 24, 2020 - 12:15pm

Formalizing U.S.-UK Financial Regulatory Dialogue

The U.S. Chamber and the Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council are among approximately 20 financial and professional services organizations that have joined together as the British American Finance Alliance (BAFA) to propose a vision for forward-looking U.S.-UK regulatory cooperation in the financial sector. Today, the Alliance launched its initial paper outlining a series of suggestions for future U.S.-UK economic engagement on services issues, especially relevant in the context of the ongoing trade negotiations.

Above the FoldSep 23, 2020 - 10:15am
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Transatlantic Trade: Time to Pull the Rusty Nails

We explain how the U.S. and EU can build stronger ties by working collaboratively on a broad agenda for transatlantic trade.

Issue BriefSep 18, 2020 - 9:45am

President von der Leyen Delivers State of the EU Speech

President von der Leyen Delivers State of the EU Speech

CommentSep 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

Comments on the European Commission’s Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

This submission complements the Chamber’s ongoing support for the Commission’s work to remove trade barriers and to protect intellectual property (IP) in the European Union (EU) and internationally .

CommentSep 09, 2020 - 4:00pm

Comments on the European Commission’s Consultations on the Digital Services Act and a Possible New Competition Tool

As the Commission considers updates and revisions to its digital regulatory framework, the Chamber recognizes and appreciates policymakers’ emphasis on deepening and strengthening the fundamentals of the European digital economy.

CommentSep 03, 2020 - 5:45pm

European Supervisory Authorities Joint Consultation Paper concerning ESG disclosures

The Chamber's comments on the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) joint consultation paper on ESG disclosure.   

CommentAug 14, 2020 - 1:45pm

The Future EU-UK Economic Relationship: Priorities of the U.S. Business Community

American companies have a keen interest in the negotiations on the post-Brexit trade relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU). U.S.- based firms have long-established supply chains and trading networks that crisscross Europe and the UK, giving them a substantial stake in the talks’ outcome. In the view of these U.S.