Is your business prepared for Brexit? Debunking the myth of uncertainty

With the UK set to leave the EU, businesses must be prepared to adapt to the new relationship. Join us forthis seminar with PwC and BNP Paribas Fortis experts, who will carefully lead the audience through the various aspects of what Brexit means for businesses.

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Reviewing the EU’s Investment and Growth Policy with Florentine Hopmeier, Member of Katainen's Cabinet

Florentine Hopmeier, member of European Commission Vice-President Katainen’s Cabinet, will discuss the EU’s Investment and Growth Policy at this EU Committee breakfast  briefing. Ms Hopmeier will share her valuable insight on the Investment Plan for Europe and will reflect on both the EU policies’ and the financial sector’s role in enabling investment and stimulating growth.

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#Yes2Belgium Election Debate

Mobility, a complex taxation system, a lack of flexibility: how can we turn some of today’s biggest challenges for the international business community in Belgium into new opportunities? The next federal, regional and European elections taking place on May 26 give Belgium a unique chance to make improvements and the necessary changes in order to become more competitive and more prosperous for all.

European Champions and the Growing Power of Chinese Companies: In Search of a Level-Playing Field

The historical decision by Commissioner Vestager to block the merger of Siemens and Alstom, which would have created a "European industrial Champion", has raised different questions over, on the one hand, the necessity to have strong European industrial forces to compete with China, and on the other hand, the need to protect the European's market and consumers.

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BNG Lunch and Learn: setting up a pan-European party with Volt

Our Brussels New Generation Lunch and Learn series continues with a discussion on setting up a brand new, pan-European party with Volt Europa.We will host Valerie Sternberg, President of Volt Germany, and Laurens Dassen, President of Volt Netherlands, who will give some insight on the dynamics of setting up a pan-European party and running a pan-European campaign for EU elections.

Expats Golf Trophy

We are delighted to invite you to the fourth edition of the Expats Golf Trophy on the recently renovated‘Le Vallon’ course at Golf d’Hulencourt on Wednesday 24th April 2019. The competition will start at 13:30 and is followed by a cocktail reception and prize-giving.

Priorities of the Finnish Presidency with Ambassador Rislakki

July 2019 will see Finland taking over the Council Presidency from Romania and we are fortunate enough to be welcoming Ambassador Rislakki, Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU, who will be speaking on the priorities of the Finnish presidency.  

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British Chamber Spring Networking Cocktail

Save the date to celebrate Spring with the British Chamber at this year's Spring Cocktail! We'll be hosted by Regus at their new location in the European Quarter. We look forward to seeing you there!

Cybersecurity and Disinformation in the EU Elections and Priorities of DG Connect

There have been a lot of questions regarding the safety of the EU elections, including the EU's ability to protect voters from disinformation and what measures have the EU taken to prevent voting systems from hackers. Deputy Director-General Claire Bury will be discussing what DG Connect has been doing to answer these questions alongside informing us what is next for DG Connect.There will be 20 minutes of networking prior to this event.

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Trade in Services: FTA Negotiations and WTO Initiatives

Christophe Kiener, Head of the Services Unit in DG TRADE at the European Commission, will give an update on the current state of the FTA negotiations and WTO initiatives. He will also address the Commission's strategy to promote trade in services in FTAs, as well as the topical issues of the WTO eCommerce agenda, WTO reform, data flows and domestic regulation. Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.

This event is held under Chatham House rule