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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.

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Above the FoldJun 28, 2017 - 10:30am
A visitor leaves the Google Inc. European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A Closer Look at the EU’s $2.7 Billion Swipe at Google

There are reasons for concern with this decision.

Press ReleaseJun 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber Raises Questions Over EU Antitrust Decision

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today following the European Commission’s decision against Google for violating European Union antitrust laws:

Above the FoldMay 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
Emmanuel Macron waves to the crowd in Le Touquet, France.

New Pro-Business French President Bucks Europe’s Populist Trend

Emmanuel Macron’s immediate priority will be next month’s legislative elections.

Press ReleaseMay 02, 2017 - 3:00am

U.S. Chamber Report Offers Framework for US-EU Cybersecurity Cooperation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a report, Transatlantic Cybersecurity: Forging a United Response to Universal Threats, which proposes a set of recommendations that would more closely align the approaches of the United States and European Union regarding frameworks, standards, and practices for cybersecurity. The report was released as part of a business delegation led by the U.S. Chamber to Tallinn, Berlin, and Brussels to discuss transatlantic cybersecurity efforts.

Above the FoldMar 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during an interview in New York. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Competition Enforcement: The EU’s Current State of Mind

The greatest difference between the U.S. and EU approaches lies with the philosophy that underpins the function of competition enforcement.

Press ReleaseMar 30, 2017 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Chairman Addresses International Workshop on Resource Efficiency

Ahead of the B7 Business Summit, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Chairman and NuScale Power LLC CEO John Hopkins addressed the International Workshop on Resource Efficiency hosted by the Global Business Coalition (GBC) and the Italian Business Federation Confindustria. Hopkins highlighted the importance of private sector innovation and economic growth in advancing global resource efficiency.

Above the FoldMar 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Theresa May, U.K. prime minister, speaks at the Conservative Party's annual Spring Forum in Cardiff, U.K., on Friday, March 17, 2017. May will pledge to forge a closer union within the U.K. in a rebuke to Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, wh

Brexit Begins: Business Seeks Open Minds, Clarity On Way Forward

Today, British Prime Minister Theresa May will officially notify the European Council of Britain’s intention to withdraw from the EU.

Above the FoldMar 24, 2017 - 6:15pm
European Union Flags

The EU At 60: The Promise Of The Project Endures

This weekend, the European Union celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

ReportFeb 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Globally Connected, Locally Delivered: The Economic Impact of Cross-Border ICT Services

This report uses a model to quantify the economic impact of full liberalisation of cross-border ICT services rules globally by creating an open, competitive marketplace. The report examines a group of eight globally important markets from a diverse range of economic development, including Brazil, the European Union, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Turkey, and Vietnam. Our findings demonstrate across the board benefits.

In the NewsFeb 16, 2017 - 9:30am

Myron Brilliant Discusses U.S.-UK Business Council on BBC Radio

On February 9, Myron Brilliant joined BBC Radio's "Today" and "Wake Up to Money" programs to discuss the launch of the U.S.-UK Business Council and the views of American companies on the Brexit negotiations.