Reinforcing EU border security: visa-exempt travellers will be pre-screened

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Travellers posing a security risk will be refused entry into the EU Application will include questions on criminal record and trips to conflict zones The authorisation will cost 7 euros and will be valid for 3 years Non-EU nationals exempt from visa requirements will have to get an authorisation before travelling to the EU, under […]

Investment Plan for Europe: EIB supports Grupo Antolin’s research and innovation activities with a €100 million loan

Friday, July 6th, 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €100 million loan with Grupo Antolin to finance its RDI strategy. The EIB support will enable the multinational company to develop innovative solutions for automotive interiors giving it a competitive edge and helping to design safer vehicles that are also more comfortable, environmentally friendly and technologically advanced. […]

EACC – Carolinas Welcomes New Member, Dr Moss Research Institute

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Dr. Randy Moss (MD)and his wife Dr. Ana Moss (PharmD) co-founded the Moss Medical Research Institute. Through the blending of their medical and pharmaceutical expertise, they tirelessly investigate innovative ways to advance the health and well-being of their patients. Now, Moss Future Science (MFS) is poised to introduce a revolutionary non-prescriptive organic skin care product in […]

“When International Manufacturing Relocates to the Carolinas… Plan for Environmental Permitting”

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

As an international manufacturer, you may have experience with robust environmental programs in yourbase of operationsand other countries, but many new businesses to our area are finding different requirements in the United States and the Carolinas, specifically. The end goal for all of these programs is the same: risk management and the protection of human […]

EACC – Carolinas Welcomes New Member, HRP Associates, Inc

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

For 36 years, the consulting engineers at HRP have worked together with our clients to assure that they move their environment forward.  Our job is to minimize the environmental risks associated with our client’s projects and help them reach their intended business goals.  HRP is a multidisciplinary environmental and civil engineering consulting firm, with nine […]

Speech by Commissioner Thyssen presenting the European Social Fund Plus and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund under the next long-term EU budget

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Brussels, 30 May 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, Throughout the preparations of the next EU budget, I have always argued that we need to invest in people. Because that is what our times require: We need skilled people in Europe to create growth, to be competitive globally, to embrace digitisation. We need modern social protection systems. […]

Tougher defence tools against unfair imports to protect EU jobs and industry

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Higher tariffs on dumped or subsidised imports Shorter and more transparent investigations, helpdesk for SMEs, trade unions involved Social and environmental dumping to be taken into account The EU could protect itself better against unfairly cheap imports and combat environmental or social dumping more effectively, under a law backed by MEPs on Wednesday. Higher tariffs […]

Just Another Day: May 25 Arrives and GDPR Goes Live—What to Do About It

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Just Another Day: May 25 Arrives and GDPR Goes Live—What to Do About It By Stephen A. Riga, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins On May 25, 2018, enforcement of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) began, and its threat is now real: those organizations found to be non-compliant face fines of […]

Commission releases 2018 Convergence Report: Review of Member States’ progress towards euro adoption

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

The 2018 Convergence Report assesses Member States’ progress towards joining the euro area. The report covers the seven non-euro area Member States that are legally committed to adopting the euro: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden. It finds that these Member States generally display considerable nominal convergence, but none of them […]

One year to go to crucial European elections

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

One year from now, from 23 to 26 May 2019, EU citizens in 27 countries will vote to elect their representatives in the European Parliament and help decide who should lead the EU Commission. At a  “one year to go”, press event today, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani announced the start of the countdown to […]