News from BritishAmerican Business

BritishAmerican Business statement on the European Commission Launching Process on Personal Data Flows to UK

In response to the news that the European Commission has launched the process towards the adoption of two adequacy decisions for transfers of personal data to the United Kingdom, BritishAmerican Business Executive Director and Director of Policy & Trade, Emanuel Adam said: “We welcome today’s announcement that the EU has reached a preliminary decision on…

Climate Commitments Could be the Way to Unlock Trade Talks – Notes from the CEO – February 2021

Climate Commitments Could be the Way to Unlock Trade Talks Notes from the CEO – February 2021 Duncan Edwards Chief Executive Officer BritishAmerican Business A month into the new year and the political drama that we have become accustomed to hasn’t abated.  I won’t add to the comment that BAB made on January 6th other than to say that…

BritishAmerican Business statement on the UK’s decision to start formal accession discussions to the CPTPP

In response to the UK’s decision to start formal accession discussions to the CPTPP, BritishAmerican Business CEO, Duncan Edwards said: “On behalf of our members, BritishAmerican Business (BAB) welcomes the announcement made today by Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz,Truss, that the UK is beginning negotiations to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Joining…

Press Release: Transatlantic British Businesses Acknowledged by U.S. and UK Government at Virtual Roundtable

Transatlantic British Businesses Acknowledged by U.S. and UK Government at Virtual Roundtable 28 January 2021 Contact: Dominic Parker, Communications Manager dparker@babinc.org | 020 7290 9882 | +44 7500 115352 London – Today, the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in London, Yael Lempert, and UK Minister for Exports, Graham Stuart, welcomed a group of business representatives from across the UK to…

Notes from the CEO – January 2021

Notes from the CEO – January 2021 Duncan Edwards Chief Executive Officer BritishAmerican Business Phew!  I don’t know about you, but I am more pleased than usual to be able to wish members and friends of BritishAmerican Business a happy new year, largely of course because 2021 won’t be 2020!  Early January always feels like…

Press Release: A Foundation to Build on in the Future – BritishAmerican Business Welcomes Announcement of UK-EU Deal

A Foundation to Build on in the Future – BritishAmerican Business Welcomes Announcement of UK-EU Deal 24 December 2020 Contact: Dominic Parker, Communications Manager dparker@babinc.org | 020 7290 9882 | +44 7500 115352 London/New York – BritishAmerican Business welcomes today’s announcement that the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) have reached an agreement…

Statement in Response to Updated Quarantine Rules for International Travellers to England

In response to the news that travellers arriving in England will be able to reduce their time in quarantine following private testing measures, BAB London Executive Director and Director of Policy and Trade, Emanuel Adam published the following statement: “The transatlantic business community welcomes today’s announcement as a crucial step in our efforts to re-open…

Press Release: Bob Garrett elected Chair of BritishAmerican Business Board of Directors

Bob Garrett Elected Chair of BritishAmerican Business Board of Directors 3 November 2020 Contact: Dominic Parker, Communications Manager dparker@babinc.org | 020 7290 9882 | +44 7500 115352 London/New York – At the BritishAmerican Business (BAB) Annual General Meeting held on Oct 22nd, Bob Garrett, New York area managing partner for KPMG US, was elected chair of…