The Future of EU Industrial Emissions and the Implementation of the IED

We were pleased to welcome Aneta Willems, Head of the Industrial Emissions and Safety Unit at DG ENV. The presentation touched on various topics surrounding EU Industrial Emissions, along with the implementation and evaluation of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED). Particularly focusing on the Seville Process, the role played by member states and challenges faced by DG ENV.

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What you need to know about the new Belgian business immigration rules

Whether UK nationals will require authorisation to work and reside in Belgium as third country nationals, and as of when, is not yet clear. In addition, new business immigration rules for all third country nationals came into force in Belgium in December.During this session, Sophie Maes, Attorney-Partner at Claeys & Engels, will discuss and share her first-hand practical experiences after more than half a year of new business immigration rules as well as the Brexit no-deal contingency rules so companies can prepare.

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What’s Next for EU Road Transport Policy?

We were pleased to welcome Alexandre Paquot, Head of the Road Transport Unit| DG CLIMA.  A wide range of topics surrounding the EU Road Transport regulatory framework currently in place aimed at reducing emissions were discussed. Particularly focusing on mobility packages, the implementation of these policies along with the future of DG CLIMA under the new commission.

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Brexit Q&A with Chris White | Managing Director Public Affairs, Newington Communications

Join us for an informal Q&A session on all things Brexit with Chris White, Managing Director of Public Affairs at Newington Communications, and former Conservative government special adviser. Chris has made a number of appearances on BBC News in recent weeks to discuss potential outcomes from events in parliament, the possibility of a snap general election, and David Cameron's new book.

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Trade and Australia’s relationship with the EU with Ambassador Justin Brown

Australia trades approximately 15% of its goods with the EU, with the biggest exports being gold, coal and oil seeds. In return, it imports motor vehicles, medical tools and pharmaceuticals. In 2016, total trading between the two totalled nearly $70 billion.

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POSTPONED: How Does Argentina Interact with the EU? with Ambassador Marcelo Cima

This event has been postponed, we will come back to you shortly with a new date.Chief of Mission, Ambassador Marcelo Cima will be speaking to the chamber about how 3rd countries interact and negotiate with the EU, alongside discussing where the EU and Argentina are most connected and if there are areas where Argentina are seeking to become more engaged with Europe.

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Britcham's Open Fora

Patron members and Full members, you are welcome to join us at the chamber on Thursday 19th September to discuss various topical issues within the frame work of our Open Fora. This is the first time that such members have been invited to join the discussion!

Brussels New Generation Autumn Networking Cocktail

Our Brussels New Generation Cocktail is back for an autumnal edition!Come and shake your "la rentrée" blues with us at Wine Tales and enjoy an evening of networking with other young professionals in Brussels.Join us from 18:30, and receive a free pintxo for every drink over €4! 

How Company Taxation Will Change in the Next Decade

We were delighted to welcome Mr Bert Zuijdendorp, Head of Unit Company Taxation Initiatives at the European Commission. The event was a huge success and generated an excellent discussion on a range of topics such as digital taxation, the push for a global consensus on corporate taxation reform, and the priorities of the incoming European Commission in this area.

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