Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4.45 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

31

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America

    EU Transparency Register

    483024821178-51 First registered on 25 Mar 2016

    Goals / Remit

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of U.S. businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. The Chamber's Europe Program works with European governments and international organizations to expand commercial opportunities for its members by advancing open and competitive markets, economic growth, and transatlantic cooperation. For more information on the Chamber's activities, please visit:www.uschamber.com.

    Main EU files targeted

    Policies and measures affecting business conditions in Europe and between the EU and the United States, including:

    Trade and investment policy, including tariffs, SPS, and TBT issues across all sectors (including, e.g., GMOs); investment screening, both inbound and outbound; export controls; US-EU Trade & Technology Council; Transatlantic Initiative on Sustainable Trade; EU Trade Policy; UK-EU trade and economic relations; EU relations with third countries; UCC revisions, including duty de minimis

    Ukraine: accession negotiations; trade and customs

    European Green Deal; European Climate Law; European Green Deal Investment Plan; Farm to Fork Strategy; Circular Economy Action Plan; building and renovation initiatives; sustainable finance; sustainability reporting, including Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD); sustainable mobility; biodiversity strategy; pollution; ETS reform; Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism; and chemical strategy; Industrial Emissions Directive; Ambient Air Quality Directive; Urban Wastewater Directive; PFAS; REACH; Green Deal Industrial Plan; Net Zero Industry Act

    Energy policy, including natural gas, energy security, and the energy transition

    EU Internal Market policies, including: Single Market strategy; Capital Markets Union; taxation; labor mobility; EDF/PESCO; state aid; competition and consumer protection; Basel III; public country-by-country reporting; Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFM); Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS)

    Digital issues including: Digital Services Act; Digital Markets Act; EU AI Act; Data Governance Act, Data Act; Data strategy; EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework; EUCS; Digital tax policy; NIS Directive 2.0; European Digital Strategy; Single Market for Data; digital skills & jobs; AI; cloud policy; Blockchain; 5G; 6G; Open RAN; Internet of Things; standards and interoperability; cybersecurity; Cybersecurity Act; Cyber Resilience Act; Cyber Solidarity Act; geo-blocking; digital inclusion; cross-border data flows; online platform regulation; eCommerce; copyright; ePrivacy; eHealth; Smart Cities; next generation internet; network fees; GDPR revisions

    Health care and life sciences policy, including: biopharmaceuticals; MDR; IVDR; EU General Pharmaceutical Legislation; medical device regulations; health technology assessments; European Health Union European Health Data Space; EU patent package, including supplementary protection certificates, compulsory licensing, and standard essential patents; European Cancer Strategy; WTO trade in health initiative; supply chain security; pandemic response and preparedness; compulsory licensing; intellectual property protections and incentives; military health

    Civil Justice: including Representative Actions Directive; third party litigation funding; AI Liability Directive; Product Liability Directive; liability issues related to sustainability reporting (CSRD and CSDDD) and the Green Deal; competition/antitrust

    Reporting: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

    Tax Policy: digital services taxes; OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting’s (BEPS) “two-pillar solution;” OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS’s Multilateral Convention to Implement Amount A of Pillar One; Council Directive (EU) 2022/2523 (Pillar Two Directive); Business in Europe: Framework for Income Taxation (BEFIT).

    Address

    Head Office
    1615 H Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20062
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    1615 H Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20062
    UNITED STATES

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    14

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    75%1
    50%3
    25%2
    10%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4.45

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The Chamber has one individual who devotes 100% of their time working with EU institutions; four individuals who spend between approximately 50-75% of their time working with EU institutions; two individuals who spend approximately 25% of their time working with EU institutions; and seven individuals who devote 10% or less of their time to such representation.

    Other Chamber employees may participate on an ad hoc basis, but are rarely involved in representation to the EU institutions.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    U.S. Council for International Business
    European Justice Forum

    Member organisations

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of U.S. businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. For more information, please visit:www.uschamber.com.

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    k&l gates 200,000€ - 299,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    In conducting its work, U.S. Chamber personnel, based in Washington, DC, meet and correspond with the Commission, Parliament, Council and member state officials; submit responses to Commission requests for comment; conduct studies; host symposia; speak at public events, including those hosted by EU institutions; and publish studies, op-eds, blogs and other information.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    31 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 30 Jan 2024 Location Washington, D.C.
      Subject EU-US trade relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Attending
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 10 Jan 2024 Location Washington - USA
      Subject - EU-US transportation relationship - North-Atlantic corridor - Decarbonisation of transport - EU-US cooperation on EVs and EV charging infrastructure
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Magdalena Kopczynska (Director-General)
    • Date 30 Oct 2023 Location Washington D.C.
      Subject Energy security
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Jun 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade & Technology Council, Global Steel and Aluminum Arrangement, Critical Minerals Agreement
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
      • Zaneta Vegnere (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Apr 2023 Location Washington
      Subject Current economic outlook and policy priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
      Portfolio Economy
      Attending
      • Paolo Gentiloni (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade and Technology Council
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Stina Soewarta (Cabinet member)
      • Alejandro Cainzos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US relations, Inflation Reduction Act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy Transition
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 01 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject International cooperation in Ukraine reconstruction plan, and implementation of the EU Economic and Investment Plans for the Western Balkans, Eastern partnership and Southern Neighbourhood
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi
      Portfolio Neighbourhood and Enlargement
      Attending
      • Olivér Várhelyi (Commissioner)
    • Date 13 Oct 2022 Location Washington, D.C.
      Subject EU-US economic and trade relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 02 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject digital finance/digital euro cryptos non-financial reporting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 May 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US cooperation, sanctions, China, Digital
      DG Trade
      Attending
      • Sabine Weyand (Director-General)
    • Date 18 May 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Physical meeting - Exchange on topics including: CBAM, implementation of the OECD agreement, VAT reform, energy taxation
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Gerassimos Thomas (Director-General)
    • Date 06 May 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of views on current trade issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 May 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject WTO matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Per Haugaard (Cabinet member)
      • Martina Lodrant (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Apr 2022 Location Washington, D.C., USA
      Subject EU-US relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 28 Sep 2021 Location Online
      Subject Ms Helena Dalli participates as a speaker alongside French Minister for Equality, Ms. Élisabeth Moreno, at an event organized by the American Chamber of Commerce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Helena Dalli
      Portfolio Equality
      Attending
      • Helena Dalli (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Feb 2021 Location virtual
      Subject United States recovery package, Economic situation and outlook, Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, Reform of international corporate taxation, EU response to COVID-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 30 Oct 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Per Haugaard (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Industry strategy, digital finance, trade, international role of the euro
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject sustainable finance, equivalence, Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments, and Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU US Trade Relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2018 Location Ireland
      Subject Agri Trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange about transatlantic relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Xavier Coget (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject ESAs review, EMIR, sustainable finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Cybersecurity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Carl-Christian Buhr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Transatlantic Trade relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jul 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Transatlantic energy developments
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 31 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Chamber’s views on the DSM initiative; new Privacy Shield Agreement
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 31 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject State of play of Energy Union; EU-US cooperation in Energy in relation with business
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
    • Date 30 May 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Global competition policy enforcement
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Astrid Cousin (Cabinet member)
      • Claes Bengtsson (Cabinet member)
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