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Shaping Europe’s Digital Future: Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Today, the Commission unveils its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of Europe: open, fair, diverse, democratic and confident. It presents a European society powered by digital solutions that put people first, opens up new opportunities for businesses, and boosts the development of trustworthy technology to foster an open and democratic […]

6 Things European Companies Should Avoid When Marketing in the US

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Bill Maher hosts the skewering and politically pointed “Real Time with Bill Maher” every week on HBO. When not on TV, he travels far and wide delivering his opinionated yet wonky standup routine, including to audiences in Europe, where he tours fairly regularly. Maher remarks on occasion how impressed and amazed he is by polyglot […]

How ECB Purchases of Corporate Bonds Helped Reduce Firms’ Borrowing Costs

Friday, February 7th, 2020

In June 2016, the ECB launched its corporate sector purchase programme, through which it purchased corporate bonds in an effort to improve the financing conditions of euro area firms. In this article, I argue that the programme was successful. In particular, by increasing prices and reducing yields in the targeted bond market segment, the programme […]

EACC-Carolinas Welcomes New Member, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

EACC-Carolinas is thrilled to welcome new member : Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC. Employers need a partner they can trust, and deliver resources to support growth and protect their bottom line. Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) provides public and private companies with risk management and employee benefit solutions that help clients flourish. MMA is a wholly owned […]

EACC-Carolinas Welcomes New Member, G.M. Tate, LLC

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

EACC-Carolinas is thrilled to welcome G.M. Tate, LLC to our growing international network! G.M. Tate, LLC is a firm that specializes in HR Advisory/Consulting and Leadership Coaching/Mentoring Gregg Tate has a 40 year corporate career in Operations Management and Human Resources.  He spent 30 years with Adidas AG, with 21 of those being based in […]

Europe: Facing Spillovers From Trade and Manufacturing

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

As in the rest of the world, European trade and manufacturing have weakened. There are some signs that this slowdown is spreading into the rest of the economy. While services and consumption have remained relatively resilient in line with strong labor markets, investment is starting to lose steam. These developments have slowed economic activity in […]

The Trade War and Its Impact on the Location Decision Process

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Jay Rogers, Partner, Nelson Mullins How can site selectors survive and also find fresh opportunities in a world where not only tariffs, but also national boundaries and trade barriers, will become more meaningful than they have been in the recent past? If you’ve picked up a newspaper, gone online or even walked past a television during […]

EACC – Carolinas Welcomes New Sustaining Partner, Lyons Industrial Properties

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

EACC-Carolinas is thrilled to welcome Lyons Industrial Properties as a Sustaining Partner in our organization. Since 1999, Lyons Industrial Properties has enjoyed a proven track record of successfully delivering industrial real estate brokerage services to our clients.  Whether your company seeks to sell, purchase, lease, or develop industrial property, Lyons Industrial is the team with the market knowledge, […]

Corporate Transparency Act: A New Regulatory Requirement for Business

Monday, November 11th, 2019

By Stuart M. Saft, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (HR 2513) by a vote of 249-173, including 25 Republicans, on Oct. 22, 2019. A companion bill is being reviewed by the Senate. The purpose of HR 2513 is to create a national database of the beneficial […]

Trade wars matter, but not that much

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Georges Ugeux, CEO | Galileo Global Advisors  Matt Phillips made an unambiguous conclusion in the New York Times this week, warning Wall Street’s Sky-High Expectations Are About to Collide With Reality. Phillips points at the bleak outlook following the most recent corporate earnings trends. He is right in reminding investors of the real signs we should pay attention to […]