Latest submissions from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
||TTIP: Oireachtas Committee Appearance
American Chamber Submission to the Joint Committee on European Affairs
||Knowledge Development Box Submission
Following extensive consultation with our members the American Chamber has made a formal submission to the Department of Finance on the Knowledge Development Box (KDB).
The American Chamber of Commerce wrote to An Taoiseach to express our concerns at any potential loss of connectivity arising from the sale of Aer Lingus
||Health Insurance: Open Enrolment regulations
Submission to the Minister for Health regarding concerns over the proposed end to the waiver of waiting times for health insurance coverage.
||Law Enforcement Access to Data in the Irish Cloud
Letter to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD on the extraterritorial reach of law enforcement authorities to access data in the context of routine criminal investigations.
||Network and Information Security Directive
Submission on the proposed Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive.
||Private Health Insurance Submission
Submission to the Departments of Health, Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on Chamber concerns regarding the negative consequences for Ireland's competitiveness of increasing health insurance premiums.
||Base Erosion & Profit Shifting
Submission to the Department of Finance on the OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (BEPS), which aims to address perceived mismatches and gaps in international corporate tax rules.
||Pre Budget 2015 Submission
Submission to the Department of Finance on the Budget 2015 outlining the Chamber's main priorities for the Government's fiscal policy in 2015 and beyond.
||Green Paper on Energy Policy Submission
Submission to the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources consultation on the Green Paper on Energy Policy
||Submission on Reform of Employment Permits
Letter to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on reform of the permits system.
||Submission for Review of Special Assignee Relief Programme
Submission in response to the Department of Finance's Public Consultation on the Special Assignee Relief Programme (SARP)
||Review of Ireland's Foreign Policy & External Relations
Letter to the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade on their Review of Ireland's Foreign Policy and External Relations
||ICT Action Plan 2014-2018
A submission to the Department of Jobs Enterprise & Innovation on the forthcoming ICT Action Plan 2014-2018.
||Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement
A letter to the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation calling for Ireland to examine the option of establishing a Local Court of First Instance rather than opt to become part of a Regional Division.
||Pre Budget Submission 2014
Submission to the Department of Finance on the Budget 2014
||Submission on the Review of the R&D Tax Credit
Submission to the Fiscal Division of the Department of Finance
||Public Consultation on Residency Rules
August 1st Letter to Department of Finance on the Public Consultation on Residency Rules
||Junior Cert Curriculum & Science
July 7th 2012
Letter to Minister for Education & Skills Ruairí Quinn TD
||Pre Budget Submission 2013
Submission to the Department of Finance on the Budget 2013
||2013 Action plan for jobs
31st August 2012 Letter to Forfás on the 2013 Action Plan for Jobs
||Patent Grace Period
26th September 2012
Letter to Minister of State, Sean Sherlock TD
||Transposition of EU Temporary Agency Work Directive into Irish Law (2008/104/EC)
January 17th 2012;
Letter to Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton TD on the Transposition of EU Temporary Agency Work Directive into Irish Law (2008/104/EC)
||Pre Budget Submission 2012
American Chamber of Commerce Ireland Pre Budget Submission 2012
||Temporary Agency Workers Directive
The American Chamber’s submission focuses on the scope of the legislation, the definition of equal treatment and specific requests on the qualifying period, comparator pay, dispute resolution, career opportunities and the cost of compliance. Given that the deadline for its implementation is by the end of 2011, the membership of the American Chamber believes that engagement with the Department on this issue is critical.