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Speech by British Prime Minister David Cameron on the future of the EU and the UK
23 January 2013
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Speech by British Prime Minister David Cameron on the future of the EU and the UK

Delivered in London on Wednesday 23 January 2013 ----BEGINS---- This morning I want to talk about the future of Europe. But first, let us remember the past. Seventy years ago, Europe was being tor...
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Brussels New Generation (BNG) Strasbourg Visit – November 2012
30 November 2012
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Brussels New Generation (BNG) Strasbourg Visit – November 2012

On Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 November 2012, the Brussels New Generation (BNG) organised its 2nd Annual Visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. There is no formal ‘guide to Strasbourg’ an...
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‘Intelligent Transport Systems’ with Matthias Ruete, Director-General, DG MOVE
29 November 2012
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‘Intelligent Transport Systems’ with Matthias Ruete, Director-General, DG MOVE

Topic: Intelligent Transport Systems Speaker: Matthias Ruete, Director-General, DG MOVE Date: Thursday, 29 November 2012 from 12.30-14.00...
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Tax optimisation at year end with Marc Verbeek from BDO
23 November 2012
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Tax optimisation at year end with Marc Verbeek from BDO

The end of the year is coming, and the accounting offices and departments are buzzing. But what can you do to optimise your year-end tax report? Marc Verbeek, Tax Partner at BDO, gave us a practica...
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One more step in the fight against so-called “fake self-employed status” – Amendment of the Belgian Act
26 October 2012
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One more step in the fight against so-called “fake self-employed status” – Amendment of the Belgian Act

Fake-Self Employed contractors – a well known issue in Belgium, but what’s in it today and how to avoid possible fines? Sophie Maes, partner at Claeys & Engels, joined us to clarify the cur...
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‘How the Euro crisis has changed the ECB’s approach to monetary policy’ with Frank Smets, Director General, DG Research, ECB
15 October 2012
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‘How the Euro crisis has changed the ECB’s approach to monetary policy’ with Frank Smets, Director General, DG Research, ECB

On Monday October 15th, the Financial Services task force had the pleasure of welcoming Frank Smets, Director General, DG Research from the European Central Bank, who gave a presentation on the Euro c...
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EU Business Dinner with Commissioner Almunia
10 October 2012
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EU Business Dinner with Commissioner Almunia

On Tuesday 9th October 2012 we welcomed Joaquin Almunia, Vice-President and Commissioner on Competition, to talk about Enhancing international competition and cooperation to fight protectionism.  Dur...
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Improving your professional presence with Ms Melody Kissoon, Etiquette consultant
05 October 2012
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Improving your professional presence with Ms Melody Kissoon, Etiquette consultant

Although etiquette might seem relevant only to posh, old-fashioned, private school-type people, Melody Kissoon explained to us that etiquette, in all its shapes and forms, is still highly relevant tod...
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The Energy Priorities of the Irish Presidency
27 September 2012
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The Energy Priorities of the Irish Presidency

On 27 September, the British Chamber had the pleasure of welcoming Michael Goodwin, Energy Attaché of the Irish Permanent Represention to the EU. Michael Goodwin first gave an introduction on the Iri...
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Preventing IPR Infringements at EU borders
27 September 2012
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Preventing IPR Infringements at EU borders

The number of products suspected of violating intellectual property rights detained by EU Customs has constantly increased, reaching the number of 115 million in 2011. According to the Commission’s...
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Low Carbon Roadmap 2050 with Matthias Groote MEP
04 September 2012
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Low Carbon Roadmap 2050 with Matthias Groote MEP

The EU must harness its energy, transport and agriculture policies to cut CO2 emissions - and improve its Emissions Trading System (ETS) - to make the economy more competitive and dramatically less de...
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BNG – Lunch&Learn session on “The Eurozone Crisis for Beginners”
12 July 2012
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BNG – Lunch&Learn session on “The Eurozone Crisis for Beginners”

On Wednesday 11 July, BNG together with FIPRA organised a Lunch&Learn session on the euro crisis. Guest speaker was Dirk Hudig, the Head of Office from FIPRA. Dirk started his presentation by e...
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The reform of the ITU regulation
10 July 2012
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The reform of the ITU regulation

Over lunch, the discussion focused on The WCIT conference that will take place in Dubai in December UN environment and the concept of who governs the internet Other activities concerning th...
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Making energy markets work
28 June 2012
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Making energy markets work

The EU aims to fully integrate national energy markets by 2014, to give consumers and businesses more and better products and services, more competition, and more secure supplies. Progress has already...
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Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases
23 June 2012
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Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases

Over breakfast, the discussion focused on: The cost of cardiovascular diseases in the EU The contribution of action and investment in chronic diseases for European health care and growth Th...
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e-Commerce
14 June 2012
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e-Commerce

Over breakfast, the discussion focused on: E-Commerce Directive, its implementation and the public consultation The obstacles to the further development of eCommerce Cross-border aspect...
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Tax: Lump Sum Business Allowances by Eric Laurent from ERYV
13 June 2012
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Tax: Lump Sum Business Allowances by Eric Laurent from ERYV

Due to changes in the business allowances rules, many companies have recently been visited by tax auditors and find themselves facing huge penalties as they didn't respect the correct rules. A safe...
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The European Green Car Initiative: supporting EU road transport industry
30 May 2012
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The European Green Car Initiative: supporting EU road transport industry

What: part of the Recovery Plan, including research on a broad range of technologies and smart energy infrastructures essential for greening transport Main RTD priorities: Electrification of ro...
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Review of the Technology Transfer Agreement Regime
30 May 2012
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Review of the Technology Transfer Agreement Regime

Introduction: - History of the TTBER Enabling regulation 19/65/EEC Regulation 240/96 Regulation 772/2004 - The review so far Internal working groups Consultation Régibeau...
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