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.
Department of Public Expenditure & Reform
Submission to the public consultation for the Capital Plan Mid-Term Review which identifies key priorities to maintain and enhance Ireland's competitiveness and to give Ireland the capacity to grow.
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.
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The Chamber strongly supports moves to improve education access and remove barriers to school admissions as an integral part of policy seeking to strengthen inclusiveness within the country.
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.