Press Releases

The Transatlantic Business Council (TABC) reacted to the declared intention of the United States to impose tariff increases on imports on steel and aluminum. Read the full press release…. Read More

Today, TABC co-signed a joint press release of the Informal Brussels Network on Brexit which consists over 25 industry organizations representing key European and international manufacturers and services industries. The network started in March 2017 and has provided a key platform for Brussels-based associations to exchange with various policy-makers and experts on the Brexit negotiations.…… Read More

On October 11, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council joined the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU), BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the British Chamber of Commerce | Belgium & EU and UKTiE (The Voice of UK Transport in Europe) in releasing a statement which urges the Brexit negotiators to agree on a business-friendly and…… Read More

TABC released a position paper on the European Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation. The TABC position paper highlights concerns of the transatlantic business community with respect to the discriminatory effects of the regulation to “electronic communication services” and the misalignment with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Strong incentives for continued investment in the…… Read More

TABC sent an open letter to President Trump expressing support for continued U.S. engagement in the Agreement. The letter applauds the joint commitments of its 196 signatories to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the global rise in temperature. The letter asserts that continued U.S. participation in the Agreement will not only bolster such efforts,…… Read More

On April 5, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) released a statement to the G7 Meeting of Energy Ministers highlighting the position of the transatlantic business community with regard to the challenges facing the energy sector and the importance of tackling global issues such as security of supply and climate change. Read full Press Release…… Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) applauds the vote taken today by the European Parliament (EP) in Strasbourg to approve the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). TABC Director-General/CEO Tim Bennett observed that, “At a time when the benefits of international trade agreements have come under challenge from a variety of sources, it is heartening…… Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) today released a paper on Next Generation Networks (NGNs) highlighting the concerns of the transatlantic business community with regard to the rapid change in ICT technology over the past decade and which regulatory approaches are best for the EU and U.S. to excel in ultrafast broadband networks. Read the Full…… Read More

TABC welcomes the release on January 17 of the U.S.-EU Joint Report on TTIP Progress to Date and the spirit of transparency that it reflects. [See:] TABC Director-General/CEO Tim Bennett stated that “While disappointed that more was not achieved during the three-plus years of TTIP negotiations, TABC encourages the Trump Administration to work with…… Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) is pleased that the Obama Administration today submitted to Congress, pursuant to the requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act, the legal text of an agreement “that will ensure ongoing robust insurance consumer protection and provide enhanced regulatory certainty for insurers and reinsurers operating in both the U.S. and the EU.” This…… Read More