BritishAmerican Business statement on Announcement that the U.S. Will Export Tariff Options in Reponse to UK Digital Services Tax

In response to the announcement that the United States will explore tariff options in response to the UK Digital Services Tax, Emanuel Adam, Executive Director and Director of Policy & Trade, BritishAmerican Business said: “We worry that, once again, the threat of unilateral tariffs are being considered as an option. The last four years have…

The Wait Continues for Trade Talks – Notes from the CEO – March 2021

The Wait Continues for Trade Talks Notes from the CEO – March 2021 Duncan Edwards Chief Executive Officer BritishAmerican Business At the time of writing, the confirmation of the two most significant political appointments for the transatlantic trade and investment portfolio is imminent. Governor Gina Raimondo will lead the US Commerce Department and Katherine Tai will be the new US Trade Representative. Biden’s…

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…

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…