The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released its latest antitrust practitioner survey, which sought feedback based on practitioner experiences in working with enforcement agencies on matters of transparency and due process in investigative proceedings. The survey measured practitioner views on adherence to guidance issued by the International Competition Network (ICN) in 2015. While practitioners indicated that the guidance was effective in establishing international recommended best practices, consistency with regard to adherence to the guidance was flagged as a concern across different case teams within an agency.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a report, Transatlantic Cybersecurity: Forging a United Response to Universal Threats, which proposes a set of recommendations that would more closely align the approaches of the United States and European Union regarding frameworks, standards, and practices for cybersecurity. The report was released as part of a business delegation led by the U.S. Chamber to Tallinn, Berlin, and Brussels to discuss transatlantic cybersecurity efforts.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today welcomed National Small Business Week, and reinforced its support for the 28 million American small businesses that make big contributions to the nation’s economy and their local communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, today issued the following statement regarding efforts by the Trump administration to expand offshore energy development:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President of the Global Intellectual Property Center Mark Elliot issued the following statement in response to release of the 2017 Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR):
“American companies must be able to operate in a free and fair trading environment that respects the intellectual property rights on which our innovators rely. We must remain committed to enforcing current trade agreements in order to protect one of the U.S.’s greatest assets: our intellectual property.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with AmCham Argentina, today hosted President Mauricio Macri of Argentina and launched the U.S.-Argentina Business Council through the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Foro de Convergencia Empresarial (FCE).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement regarding the tax reform outline released today by the Trump administration:
“As an advocate for pro-growth tax reform, the U.S. Chamber welcomes the White House’s strong push today to advance tax reform. We’ve got a once-in-a-generation chance to do tax reform, and if we do it right, it can be the single most important step our leaders take to drive economic growth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement today after introduction of the “Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017” (RAA) in the U.S. Senate:
“The business community asked the U.S. Senate to take action to make regulatory reform a reality this year, and they answered that call today. We applaud Senators Portman and Heitkamp for continuing to take leadership on this issue and proving to America that bipartisanship is still alive in Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The lack of pipeline infrastructure in the northeast has resulted in some of the highest electricity rates in the nation for families and business—and it will only get worse, according to a new report by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today announced the co-chairs for its three working groups – Internet of Things (IoT), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), and Autonomous Vehicles (AV). The working groups lead campaigns designed to educate policymakers, regulators, the media, the business community, and the public on benefits of the technologies across the economy. All three working groups meet regularly throughout the year.
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