On November 3, 2020, the 59th United States presidential elections will be held. President Donald Trump (Rep.) will try to get re-elected against challengers Joe Biden (Dem.), former vice-president of the Obama administration. Based on announcements and publications made available so far, it is clear that both candidates have (strongly) diverging agendas ranging from (US and international) tax topics to broader policy considerations and issues such as the Economy, Healthcare and Climate Change.
Given that differences between the plans of Trump and Biden as well as the uncertainty regarding the outcome/winner, these elections can potentially have a big impact for international businesses headquartered or operating in the United States.
Download the full report for a side-by-side comparison of Biden’s and Trump’s respective proposals. The publication offers a high-level discussion of the two candidates’ tax policy proposals on TCJA and other issues, along with a side-by-side comparison of their positions on certain key tax questions.
Side-by-side comparison of Biden’s and Trump’s tax policy proposals
Opinions were divided at the start of 2020 as to whether the new decade would bring growth or a recession. The impact of the Covid 19…
Our transatlantic relationship continues to be put to the test with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic confronting international business on a scale not seen since the advent of the financial crisis. The European American Chamber of Commerce will address the challenges that the pandemic brings together with focus and resolve, and in a spirit of collaboration and in recognition of our shared interests.
We see our collective role supporting our members by sharing information and facilitating the connections you need to navigate this difficult period in an effort to restore business confidence and growth.
Our Executive Directors are currently working together on a series of transatlantic webinars for you and your teams to bring you in the upcoming weeks the kinds of thought leadership that has exemplified our programs since our founding. We encourage you to use them a resource and to share best practices with other members on both sides of the Atlantic. Please do not hesitate to reach out to your local chapter with your ideas and requests for assistance.
Keep safe and healthy.
Nathalie BERLIET (Lyon), Howard DANIEL (Carolinas), Myrthe GÖRTZEN (Netherlands), Guillaume MARTINEZ (France), James ROSENER (New York), Yannick SCHILLY (Cincinnati), Alan SUTIN (Florida)
The Presidents of the EACC Chapter Network
Author: James D. Rosener, Pepper Hamilton
The business climate in the United States, though subject to business cycles, is the largest, most dynamic and durable in the world. The freedom to compete gives would-be entrants the greatest opportunity to succeed and entrenched players the greatest risk of failure. Central to the business climate is the virtual absence of political risk and the stability and predictability of the legal system.
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Author: EACC New York
We are delighted to share with you the highlights of 2018. This booklet is a showcase of how we work with our members to provide timely programs and business connections to the roughly 6,500 executives we reach in New York and across Europe. Our programs address a myriad of issues faced by businesses in the often complex relationship between the United States, the European Union as well as non-member states.
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