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The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) is currently the largest cross-sectoral organization representing companies from both the United States (U.S.) and the European Union (EU) in support of a strong transatlantic agenda in trade and investment. It was founded in 2013 by the merger of the Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue and the European American Business Council. The…… Read More

On Thursday May 2, 2019, the TABC has attended the EU-U.S. 1st High Level Business to Business Energy Forum in Brussels. The Forum focused on U.S. LNG exports to the EU’s gas market and brought together government officials, private sector representatives and academia…. Read More

On March 12, 2019 the TABC was invited to hold an informal exchange of views with the so-called “COTRA”:  the Working Party on Transatlantic Relations of the Council of the European Union. At the meeting, attended by diplomats representing the 28 EU Member States, the TABC was represented by its Director for Europe, Ignasi Guardans,…… Read More

The TABC reiterates its support for the trade talks between the US and the EU, and calls to both parties to engage in them with a sense of urgency. Read the full statement…. Read More

On October 24, 2018, the Honorable Bart Gordon, TABC US Director, and Christian Burgsmüller, Member of Cabinet of Trade Commissioner Malmström, provided perspectives on what to expect from the US mid-term elections, at a seminar jointly organised by TABC and BusinessEurope…. Read More

On October 24, 2018, the TABC held the Trans-Atlantic IPR Working Group Stakeholder Meeting, hosted by the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU. The three co-chairs representing the DG for Trade at the European Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Office of Intellectual Property Rights at the…… Read More

We are pleased to invite you to the seminar “What to Expect from the US mid-term Elections?” jointly organised by BusinessEurope and TABC on 24 October 2018, from 16:00 – 17:00. The event will be followed by a cocktail reception and will take place at BusinessEurope, 168 Av. de Cortenbergh, 1000 Brussels. We will have…… Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (successor of the Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue) has been for years a major stakeholder in a number of official forums held between the European Union and the United States. It is our pleasure now to host this year’s meeting of the Trans-Atlantic Intellectual Property Working Group, in close collaboration with its three…… Read More

On September 19, 2018, the TABC hosted the Japanese Ambassador to the EU, H.E. Kazu Kodama, to listen to his views about BREXIT in an event co-organized with other entities at the venue of TABC member KREAB. The Ambassador shared with all the attendants his analysis on the consequences of BREXIT from the view of…… Read More

The TABC has joined four other associations in addressing the European Commission and UK authorities calling for the preservation of the free flow of personal data from the EU/EEA to the UK post-Brexit, and asking for an “adequacy decision” to be prepared before that. Letters were signed by Insurance Europe, UEAPME, DigitalEurope, Association of British…… Read More