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

CommentJul 17, 2020 - 12:00pm

Multi-Association Letter Responding to Schrems II

In response to the European Court of Justice's ruling to invalidate the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the Chamber coordinated and sent a multi-association letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, encouraging the U.S.

Press ReleaseJul 16, 2020 - 7:30am

U.S. Chamber Encourages Updates to Privacy Shield to Support Transatlantic Data Flows

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant today issued the following statement on the European Court of Justice’s decision in Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland, Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”). 

CommentJul 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

Response to the European Commission’s Renewed Sustainable Finance Consultation

U.S. Chamber’s response to the European Commission’s consultation on its Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy.

Press ReleaseJul 10, 2020 - 5:30pm

U.S. Chamber’s Brilliant: 'France’s unilateral and discriminatory digital services tax only adds to the headwinds facing the global economy'

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today following news that the U.S. plans to retaliate against France’s digital services tax (DST):

CommentJun 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

Comments on the European Commission’s Consultation on a Digital Finance Strategy/FinTech Action Plan

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the opportunity to provide the European Commission with comments on its Digital Finance Strategy and FinTech Action Plan. Please see the document attached for comments.

CommentJun 23, 2020 - 6:00am

Response to the European Commission’s 2030 Climate Target Plan Consultation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the opportunity to respond to the public consultation for the EU climate ambition for 2030 and for the design of certain climate and energy policies of the European Green Deal. Please see the document attached for comments. 

Above the FoldJun 18, 2020 - 1:00pm
AI General

Our Response to Europe’s AI Proposals

As the use of AI increases, so do conversations about its regulation. Check out our response to the European Commission's AI white paper.

CommentJun 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

Response to the European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence: A European Approach to Excellence & Trust

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the opportunity to provide comments on the European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence: A European Approach to Excellence & Trust (“White Paper”). Please see the document attached for comments. 

CommentMay 05, 2020 - 5:00am

U.S.-UK Trade Negotiations: Private Sector Priorities

The U.S. business community is encouraged that the United States and the United Kingdom (UK) are committed to securing tangible improvements in our bilateral trade and investment relationship through a comprehensive, high-standard trade agreement.

CommentApr 07, 2020 - 2:30pm

Recommendations on EU Policies Related to Coronavirus

As the world confronts its most significant public health and economic crisis in modern times, Europe and the United States are uniquely positioned to lead a global response and grant patients and healthcare providers timely access to medical equipment and expedite research to find new treatments and vaccines.