news

The TABC is happy to announce that Mr. José Manuel González-Páramo (Head of Global Economics & Public Affairs, BBVA) was reappointed as Europe Co-Chair and Ms. Lisa Malloy (Head of U.S. Government Affairs, Intel Corporation) was appointed as U.S. Co-Chair until 22 October 2021…. Read More

On Tuesday October 8, 2019, the TABC hosted a roundtable discussion in Brussels on trade policy issues with Stacy Ettinger (partner in the K&L Gates Washington DC office who leads the firm’s trade policy practice). It was a vibrant discussion with TABC members on EU-U.S. trade relations, including the pending U.S. section 232 tariffs on…… Read More

TABC Meeting with U.S. Mission

On Friday September 13, 2019, a TABC members’ delegation met with the U.S. Mission to the European Union. The meeting led to productive exchanges on a variety of relevant topics, including EU-U.S. trade relations (industrial tariffs, conformity assessment, and WTO reform), trade priorities in the new EU political cycle, digital services tax, and Brexit. ©…… Read More

On Monday July 22, 2019, the TABC met with a delegation of four members of the European Economic and Social Committee. The delegation was in Washington D.C. to participate in a number of meetings with various stakeholders. The EESC delegation included: • Tanja Buzek – Member of the Workers’ Group, EESC, and President of the…… Read More

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