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UK Government Introduces New Job Support Scheme to Protect Jobs Still Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Compliments of Ogletree Deakins September 28, 2020 Daniella McGuiganLondonAuthor On 24 September 2020, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced new measures to support businesses and workers affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The announcement came after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared a tightening of coronavirus restrictions in England on 22 September 2020. […]

EACC COVID-19 Return To Work & Travel Attitudes Survey September 2020

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

The EACC chapter network recently asked its members across the network in Europe and the United States a series of questions to gauge how the pandemic was impacting their willingness to gauge in a range of activities. This repeated a survey we did a few months ago. We found some significant differences between Europe and the […]

EACC-Carolinas Welcomes New Sustaining Partner, Bank of America

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

EACC-Carolinas is thrilled to welcome new Sustaining Partner, Bank of America. The Business Banking team at Bank of America serves mid-sized U.S. companies by delivering strategic financial advice and solutions to help companies grow, improve cash flow, manage U.S. and international payments and invest for the future.   Our dedicated relationship managers connect clients with specialists to […]

‘Strategic autonomy for Europe – the aim of our generation’ – speech by President Charles Michel to the Bruegel think tank

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

It is a pleasure and a privilege to speak to you today under the aegis of the Bruegel Institute. Your contributions to the debate on Europe do not go unnoticed; they have an impact. European strategic autonomy. Or sovereignty? Or strength? We all know that concepts and words can take on different connotations depending on […]

EACC-Carolinas Welcomes New Member/Partner Organization: Charleston Regional Development Alliance

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance works in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties to develop a resilient, globally competitive regional economy. The CRDA leads a global marketing effort to retain and attract world-class business and talent, and to facilitate new, high-value business investment within the three-county area. The CRDA also partners with other organizations to drive a sustainable […]

EACC Network Survey: COVID-19 Attitudes

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

In early July the Carolinas Chapter asked members their feelings about resuming various activities and the COVID-19 Pandemic: when might you return to your office full time; when might you be prepared to attend a large work related gathering; when might you resume international travel. The EACC extended the survey across the network to see […]

European Court of Justice Declares the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalid and Provides Additional Obligations on Companies Using Standard Contractual Clauses

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) announced its judgment in the so-called Schrems II case (Case C-311/18), declaring that the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield is invalid because it does not provide an adequate level of protection for the transfer of personal data from the European Union (EU) to the United States. However, it […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Pay Equality in the UK Workplace

Monday, June 29th, 2020

In May 2020, the United Kingdom welcomed the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act 1970, which was enacted to ensure the equal treatment of men and women in terms of pay and the conditions of employment. However, in recent months, research has revealed that women have suffered a larger fall in earnings in the […]

EACC-Carolinas Welcomes New Member, Nect2US

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

EACC-Carolinas is thrilled to welcome new member: Nect2US. Nect2US assists mid-market companies in setting ground in the USA by: Identifying the most suitable options for the business expansion or addition in the United States.  Assisting along the way to ultimately provide a bespoke and ready-to-run and turnkey business structure. Providing continuous executive oversight and supervision. Developing the right supply chain, […]

Trump Executive Order Suspending Immigration— Implications for European-American Business and Investment

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

On April 22, 2020 President Trump issued his latest Executive Order banning entry into the United States by all immigrants. This includes all types of business immigrants whose transfer to the U.S. fosters foreign direct investment (FDI) by European companies. The only principal exceptions to his ban are spouses and children of U.S. citizens, EB-5 […]