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Latest Press Releases from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland

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21/11/2014 Privacy of Online Data
The Government is seeking the assistance of the European Commission in the ongoing case between US courts and Microsoft. Microsoft is currently challenging a US court-ordered warrant for data held in a Microsoft Dublin Data Centre. They have argued the US government cannot reach across international borders and retrieve a person's email without respecting local privacy laws.
13/11/2014 Ambassador O'Malley visits Chamber Members
Ambassador O'Malley visits Chamber Members
07/11/2014 1,000+ jobs announced
As the technology world descended upon Dublin for the Web Summit, Ireland recieved the welcome boost of over 1,000 new jobs in a series of FDI announcements. Amazon, Nitro, ClearStream Technology and many more have all made announced significant investments while this week also saw the grand opening of Facebook's new EMEA HQ in Dublin.
31/10/2014 FDI Focus
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31/10/2014 Irish Times Opinion Article - Mark Redmond
Writing in today's Irish Times Chamber Chief Executive Mark Redmond outlines Ireland's need for a comprehensive foreign and domestic investment roadmap and how the future will be all about data - how it is collected and protected, analysed and commercialised.
30/10/2014 100 new jobs for Teleflex
Medical device company Teleflex Incorporated is to create more than 100 high-skilled positions over the next three years at its facility in Athlone.
29/10/2014 China Central Television - Ireland Profile
Mark Redmond contributed to Chinese station CCTV's recent profile on Ireland's growth prospects.
23/10/2014 Groupon Opens Dublin Office
Groupon has officially opened its International Engineering and Marketing Centre in Dublin. The office will serve as a Research and Development hub. Nearly 100 highly skilled roles have already been created with plans to expand to 200 over the next two years.
23/10/2014 Ambassador O'Malley Visits American Chamber
New US Ambassador to Ireland Mr. Kevin O'Malley was guest of honour at the American Chamber's offices in Dublin today. Ambassador O'Malley was welcomed to Ireland and the Chamber by the Chamber's President and Vice President, Louise Phelan and Eamonn Sinnott.
15/10/2014 Reaction to Budget 2015
Following the announcement of the Budget 2015, and the publication of the corporate tax road map, the American Chamber welcomed the certainty that had been provided to investors.
14/10/2014 American Chamber Welcomes Corporate Tax Roadmap in Budget 2015
American Chamber reaction to Budget 2015
09/10/2014 LinkedIn invest in Dublin HQ
LinkedIn invest in Dublin HQ
02/10/2014 West Pharmaceuticals opening Waterford Plant
West Pharmaceuticals opening Waterford Plant
01/10/2014 EU State Aid Investigation - American Chamber Media Response
American Chamber media response to the publication by the EU Commission
02/10/2014 A Tale Of Two Cities
The American Chamber had the pleasure of hosting the mayors of Boston at Seattle at two special events this week.
25/09/2014 Chamber calls for employment friendly budget
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has called on Finance Minister Michael Noonan to introduce an employment friendly budget on October 14th next. Addressing members at a lunch event in Cork today, Louise Phelan President of the American Chamber, called for a budget that is both “employment and employee friendly.”
23/09/2014 Stryker to construct new Innovation Centre in Cork
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today welcomed the announcement by Stryker that it plans to construct a new 44,000 square foot surgical Innovation Centre in Cork.
18/09/2014 Job Opportunity - Policy & Communications Officer
This entry level position is responsible for supporting the public affairs (policy & communications) work of the American Chamber through a range of research, analytical and administrative tasks.
19/09/2014 New Ambassador Appointed
Thursday, September 18th 2014 The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has said the appointment of a new US ambassador to Ireland will be a milestone development in the already strong Irish-US relationship. The appointment to the role of Mr. Kevin O'Malley, who was nominated by President Obama in June, is expected to be confirmed by a vote in the US Senate today.
17/09/2014 OECD 2014 BEPS Deliverables Report - American Chamber Response
American Chamber media response to OECD Tax report
12/09/2014 IBM opens European Digital Sales Centre
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today welcomed the opening of IBM's European Digital Sales Centre at the IBM Technology Campus.
10/09/2014 New Data Protection Commissioner Apppointed
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the appointment of Helen Dixon as Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner.
14/08/2014 US FDI increases in Ireland
Latest data from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis shows an increase in US FDI in Ireland.
13/08/2014 Leaving Cert - Lessons learned from Project Maths should be applied to Science
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has congratulated the 57,000 students who today received their results for the Leaving Certificate exams.
01/08/2014 American Chamber meets US SEC Commissioner Gallagher
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland was delighted to host a business roundtable today with US Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher and a number of its member companies, organised in conjunction with the US Embassy.

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