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

On February 25, 2021, the TABC stated its strong support for reinvigorated transatlantic relations and the creation of a Trade and Technology Council in a letter sent to Commission’s Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis. Read the letter here…. Read More

On December 7, 2020, the TABC hosted the annual Trans-Atlantic IPR Working Group (TIPRWG) Stakeholder meeting. The TIPRWG Co-chairs from the European Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Office of Intellectual Property Rights at the International Trade Administration, U.S. Commerce Department, together with other officials, updated stakeholders on current EU-U.S. cooperation on IP developments…… Read More

The TABC welcomes the recent joint statement on transatlantic relations by the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. We share the overall objective mentioned in the joint statement that the transatlantic partnership should work to advance global common goods, providing a solid base for stronger multilateral…… Read More

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the TABC mostly resorted to online activities, which included several calls, updates, and discussions, mostly focused on EU-U.S. trade, Brexit issues, and the U.S. election. A full list of our online activities between March and October 2020 is included below: 9 March Brexit call with Piers Coleman (K&L Gates)…… Read More

The TABC will have the pleasure to host the Transatlantic IPR Working Group Stakeholder Meeting on 7 December 2020. The event will be held via videoconference. Details regarding registration and agenda will be posted here soon. Established in 2005, the Transatlantic IPR Working Group (previously known as the U.S.-EU IPR Working Group) mainly focuses on…… Read More

On January 29, 2020, the TABC met with Bendt Bendtsen, a former Member of the European Parliament and Deputy Prime Minister from Denmark.  It was an engaging discussion where Bendt Bentsen and Giovanni Campi, TABC Director Europe, discussed the new European Commission leadership and a new energy in Brussels.  There are a number of issues…… Read More

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