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Profile of registrant

American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union

Identification number in the register: 5265780509-97
Registration date: 14/10/08 10:16:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/09/13 09:39:34
The date of the last annual update was 19/09/13 11:14:06


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
Acronym: AmCham EU
Legal status: Association sans but lucratif (a.s.b.l.) – Non-profit association
Website address: http://www.amchameu.eu/

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Susan Danger
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Andreas Galanakis
Position: Policy Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 53 Avenue des Arts 
Brussels B-1000
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 2 513 68 92
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Fax: (+32) 2 513 79 28
E-Mail: amchameu@amchameu.eu

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: AmCham EU speaks for American business committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters.

Our aim is to ensure a growth-oriented business and investment climate in the European Union. We are committed to transparent and open communication and inclusive dialogue between our members and European policy makers.

For a full list of our members please visit our web site: http://www.amchameu.eu/?tabid=107
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 9
Complementary information: Susan Danger, Managing Director
Andreas Galanakis, Policy Director
David Hastings, Policy Officer
Roger Coelho, Policy Manager
Stephanie Schretlen, Senior Policy and Communication Officer
Ania Szatkowska, Policy Officer
Pierre Bouygues, Policy Officer
Adriaan Scheiris, Policy Officer
Julie Linde Kjeldsen, Policy Officer

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Andreas GALANAKIS 28/09/13 26/09/14
Roger DA SILVA COELHO 28/09/13 26/09/14
David Hastings 28/09/13 26/09/14

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Common Agricultural Policy Reform Post 2013
Innovation and Risk Management in the Agro-Food Chain
Due Process in Competition Law Enforcement
Damages Action/Private Litigation
Extraterritoriality and the EU's competition policy
Technology Transfer Rules
General Product Safety Directive
Alternative Dispute Resolution Directive and ODR Regulation
Common European Sales Law
Customs valuation MCCIPs
Union Customs Code/Modernised Customs Code recast
Data Protection Regulation
Cloud COmputing
Data Retention
Digital Agenda and EU Telecoms Review
REACH Scope revision
RoHS/WEEE post-legislative Impact Assessment on Scope
Resource Efficiency Roadmap
F Gases
Water Framework Directive
EU 2020 Strategy for Jobs and Growth
Working Time Directive
EMIR
MIFID
Short Selling
Financial Transaction Tax
AIFMD
Memorandum of Understanding on eHealth
Active and Healthy Ageing Innovation Partnership
The new Comitology Rules
Joint Transparency Register
Standardisation Package
Reform of the European Patent System
Revision of Community trade mark Regulation and Directive
Smart Borders
Aviation and Cargo Security
Bilateral Relationships
Energy Efficiency
Implementation of Fuel Quality Directive art 7a
Future of Transport
2050 Roadmap to a low carbon economy
Climate Change impact assessment
Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base
Banking Taxation
Energy Taxation
VAT
High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth
Public Procurement
The enforcement of the rule of law in EUrope
Single Market Act 1-2

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




AmCham EU is member of the following associations: AmChams in Europe (European Council of American Chambers of Commerce), European Policy Centre, US Chamber of Commerce, CEPS.

Our member companies engage in further networking activities in their own capacity.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 450000  € - 500000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

AmCham EU estimates that the amount declared above represents the proportion of the overall cost budget of the organisation (2.102.000 €) associated with the direct lobbying of EU institutions.

Further costs are dedicated to activities such as information gathering and distribution, policy monitoring, issuing of studies, preparation and editing of publications, organisation of networking opportunities among our members.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.