Our submissions to Government
Our mission is to keep Ireland the global location of choice for US invesment. We regularly communicate with the Irish Government and policy makers to advance this objective. The three main priorities on which our advocacy is focussed are Innovation, Talent & Competitiveness.
Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
As part of the 2017 Action Plan of the Article 29 Working Party, the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner sought the views of stakeholders on consent, profiling, data breach notifications and certification, under the General Data Protection Regulation. The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland engaged extensively with its Data Group to convey the views of member companies on these important issues.
Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government
This submission sets out the strategic context within which US firms operate in Ireland and identifies key priorities for the framework if the competitive position of Ireland is to be maintained and enhanced to give Ireland the capacity to grow.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has engaged extensively with its member companies on the various aspects of implementation of the Network and Information Security Directive (NIS). The Chamber has reflected its stance in its response to the thirteen questions posed by the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment on the implementation of the NIS Directive.
Submission to the Data Forum at the Department of An Taoiseach regarding the European General Data Protection Regulation on the age of consent.
The Chamber warmly welcomes the Government’s strategy ‘Rebuilding Ireland’ and its commitment to deliver a rental sector-specific strategy. We support this consultation as part of the Strategy on the Rental Sector and we make this submission in order to assist the formulation of this important policy. The key issues that have arisen from consultation with our members include; Improving Market Performance, Greater Certainty and Closing Information Gaps and Marketing Ireland as an Investment Location.
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The American Chamber has published its annual Pre-Budget Submission, outlining key priorities for budget 2017. The Submission was completed following extensive consultation with leading FDI US employers in Ireland led by our Tax Group.
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This submission proposes amendments to the current taxation treatment of share based awards which, in conjunction with other reforms to Ireland’s personal tax regime, would significantly enhance Ireland’s overall FDI offering.