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On October 5, 2021, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) joined TABC for a virtual, members-only discussion on the progress of the EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council (TTC). USTR staffers first discussed the outcomes of the September 29th inaugural joint TTC meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They then detailed the TTC’s still-developing priorities, which…… Read More

On September 8, 2021, TABC members sat down with the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) to discuss progress on the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC) as well as TABC’s initial recommendations for the TTC. USTR staffers gave TABC members an overview of the TTC’s ten working groups, including their goals, structure, and…… Read More

Giovanni Campi, TABC Europe Director, will be speaking at EURACTIV’s upcoming Virtual Conference “EU-US relations –  What does a re-set mean in practice?”, taking place on the 27th of September 2021 from 15:00 – 16:15 CET.  The discussion will focus on the reset of EU and US relations in areas like the climate agenda, international trade, and global taxation.…… Read More

The EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC) is an enormous opportunity for the European Union and United States to work together at the highest levels to strengthen their industrial leadership and stir the transatlantic and global technological landscape in a positive and constructive direction. We see great potential in “new” technologies, which will offer great…… Read More

EU TABC Director Giovanni Campi was honored to speak at the European Liberal Forum’s panel on “EU-U.S. Relations: What’s Next in Trade and Tech?” The discussion engaged experts on a number of interconnected trade topics, including the development of the new EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC), building out the regulatory relationship between the two…… Read More

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, João Vale de Almeida, the first Ambassador of the European Union to the United Kingdom, joined members of the Trans-Atlantic Business Council for a one-hour discussion on the evolving relationships between the United States, the European Union, and the United Kingdom. Reflecting on President Biden’s recent trip to the EU and…… Read More

Ahead of the EU-US Summit on 15 June 2021, the TABC sent a letter to Presidents Biden and von der Leyen outlining our recommendations for the scope and priorities of the Trade & Technology Council (TTC) as it considers crucial transatlantic trade, tax, and tech issues. Read the letter here…. Read More

On Tuesday 8 June 2021, Congressman Don Beyer, a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Trade, and Chairman of the United States Congress Joint Economic Committee, joined us for a discussion on the state of play of U.S./EU trade from a congressional perspective…. Read More

The TABC welcomes today’s announcement by EU and US authorities that they will work together to address global steel and aluminum excess capacity. Importantly, the transatlantic industry strongly welcomes their pledge to avoid future changes on issues that negatively affect bilateral trade, starting with the EU decision not to move forward with its scheduled increase…… Read More

On Tuesday 20 April 2021,  the TABC held a video call discussion with Elina Melngaile, Member of Cabinet of Executive Vice-President and Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis, on trade issues. Elina shared her views and insights on recent EU-U.S. trade developments, the proposed EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC), and future cooperation between the EU and…… Read More