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. 

EU-US Privacy Shield

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We have strongly urged the Irish government to support the approval of the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement to
enable data flows and ensure a high standard of data protection for European and American citizens alike. 

Education & Skills consultation on Statement of Strategy 2016-2018

The American Chamber made a submission to the Department of Education and Skills focused on priority actions for delivery by the Department over the period of their ‘Statement of Strategy 2016-2018’.  These priorities include encouraging entrepreneurship across the education spectrum, incentives to boost lifelong learning and employability, and greater access to more diverse school options.

EU-US Safe Harbour Negotiations

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Letter to An Taoiseach in which the American Chamber expresses its view that a political agreement to resolve the business uncertainty in the regulation of transatlantic data flows is urgently required to avoid damaging disruption to international business and economic growth.

PreBudget Submission 2016

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The American Chamber has published its annual Pre-Budget Submission, outlining key priorities for October's budget. The Submission was completed following extensive consultation with leading FDI US employers in Ireland led by our Tax Group.

TTIP: Oireachtas Committee Appearance

June 11 2015

American Chamber Submission to the Joint Committee on European Affairs on the EU-US trade deal known as the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Knowledge Development Box

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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).

Heathrow Accessibility

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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

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Submission to the Minister for Health regarding concerns over the proposed end to the waiver of waiting times for health insurance coverage.