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Speaking for American Businesses in Europe

By Hendrik Bourgeois, General Counsel Europe – Government Affairs & Policy Europe, GE From our founding 140 years ago by Thomas Edison, GE has been at the forefront of innovation. From the first incandescent light bulb to the first voice radio broadcast, from jet engines to x-ray machines, high efficiency gas and wind turbines, and… » read more

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by Sabine Jost-Heil, Senior Manager, Trade and Industrial Policy, Daimler AG The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, is of major relevance for the European automobile industry, and for Daimler. That’s because roughly 14% of all annual German exports of passenger cars – around 620, 000 vehicles – are exported to the US market,… » read more

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By Doris Schernhammer, Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs – Europe and Canada, Lilly   We live in an amazing era for medicines. During the past two decades, the pharmaceutical industry has discovered life-changing treatments for some of the deadliest diseases. These innovative discoveries have improved the lives of hundreds of millions of people and will continue… » read more

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By Nicholas Hodac, Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive, IBM Europe   Digital Trade may seem like an abstract concept, but its reality is a European bank using state-of-the-art cyber security centers around the world to protect customers’ data 24/7. Or a European SME that exports cutting-edge video-editing software to Hollywood or Bollywood. Or a major… » read more

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by Nando Cesarone, President, UPS Europe. Almost three years ago, Will Green set out on a mission to fulfill his dream of bridging the gap between everyday people and ethically produced vegan shoes. His vision was to provide customers with the latest fashions at fair prices, all without hurting animals or people in the process.… » read more

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The ninth round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement took place in New York from April 20-24, where the focus was on moving forward on regulatory cooperation. According to EU Chief TTIP negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero, discussions at the round on this issue covered the pharmaceutical sector, the automobile industry,… » read more

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