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. 

Establishing a Framework for Screening of Foreign Direct Investments into the EU

 The Chamber recognises that this is an important step in ensuring a balanced and  proportionate Irish framework in line with investment screening mechanisms across EU  Member States. The correct implementation of the Regulation will ensure that Ireland will  continue to be the location of choice for foreign direct investment, based on compelling  market based principles, while complying with our obligations under international law and responding to valid public policy concerns across Europe. 

Remote Working

Since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, remote-working has become a reality for a large part of the workforce in Ireland, and the American Chamber views this consultation as an opportunity to feedback the key learnings and issues that have arisen on remote working to the Government.   

National Strategy on AI

Amcham greatly welcomes the development of a National Strategy on Artifical Intelligence for Ireland. Our members are at the forefront developling and adapoting AI; and we welcome the creation of a strategy that safely promoates the development of AI technologies by many indigenious and global companies in Ireland. 

Response on Employment Permits Bill

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AmCham response to the Department of Business consultation on the scope of the Employment Permits Bill

Response on Planning and Development Bill

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AmCham response to the Department of Housing consultation on the modernisation of judicial review within the Planning system.

Sustainable Mobility Policy

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AmCham views on the renewal of Ireland’s sustainable mobility policy

Statement on ATAD Anti-Hybrid Rules

As Ireland continues to implement further ATAD provisions, member’s priority is that the implementation of this complex legislation should be done in a manner which supports Ireland’s competitiveness for winning inward investment and employment and is consistent with other EU Member State’s transposition of the legislation. 

The American Chamber is pleased to respond to the Feedback Statement on anti-hybrid legislation as an important consultation exercise that is valued by our members. 

Response to OECD’s Public Consultation

Secretariat’s Proposal for a “Unified Approach” under Pillar One

The American Chamber continues to be supportive of the evolution of the international tax framework, provided it ensures consistency for global businesses, and supports global trade and investment  flows.  We welcome the OECD’s actions on the taxation of the digital economy the substantial work undertaken by the OECD through its proposal for a “Unified Approach” under Pillar One and recognises it is an important step towards a consensus agreement.