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The voice of enterprise - Edition 28

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

BusinessEurope: CETA’s provisional application starts in September

BusinessEurope: CETA’s provisional application starts in September

On September 21, 2017, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada will provisionally enter into force. A vast majority of the deal is of exclusive EU competence. Provisions of shared competence between the EU and its member states, such as investment protection, will be excluded from the provisional application pending ratification by all national parliaments and, in some instances, by regional parliaments as well. Read more

 
CCC President champions cross-border trade at NEG-ECP conference   CNI: Brazil negotiates agreements with Mexico and Argentina   BDI:NAFTA renegotiations must not slow down cross-border trade

CCC President champions cross-border trade at NEG-ECP conference

Canadian and American Business communities must work to protect & enhance their trade relationship
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CNI: Brazil negotiates agreements with Mexico and Argentina

Negotiation of international agreements with EU & Mercosur to benefit productive sector
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BDI:NAFTA renegotiations must not slow down cross-border trade

Renegotiations must primarily take account of changes such as the digitalisation of trade
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GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

UIA: Argentina on the way to Business 20 (B20) 2018

B20 Argentina will be co-chaired by – ADEBA, BCBA, CACS, CAMARCO, SRA & UIA
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MEDEF: Labour law reforms a step towards flexibility for businesses

The new legislation aims to free up energy in the labour market by injecting flexibility
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CNI: Modernization of labour relations in Brazil a positive change

Can influence investment decisions, reduce excessive labour conflicts and foster job creation
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CBI: Securing free flow of data to UK economy vital

Government proposals for future data sharing arrangements between the UK & EU
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USCC: Majority of small businesses concerned about Cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity Education & Awareness campaign seeks to educate businesses of all sizes
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Confindustria: Investments to recruit youth reconciles interests of businesses

Sufficient resources must be invested to ensure full tax disbursement for the first three years
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TUSIAD: The Board of Directors meets in Ankara

Delegation met Labour and Social Security Minister & Justice Minister
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CII President pledges partnership for India@75

India@75 aims to encourage mass participation towards development
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Ai Group role in the Fair Work Commission’s Family Friendly Provisions Case

Ai Group is playing a leading role in representing the interests of employers
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BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

JAPAN Keidanren: Urgent proposal on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union

 

CHINA CCPIT & UNEP to foster training cooperation in trade & sustainable development

 

CYPRUS OEB: EC calls for expression of interest for providers of circular solutions

 

SINGAPORE SBF co-organises 5th Turkey-Singapore Business Forum

PEOPLE WATCH

CCC: Chamber welcomes Jackie King as new Chief Operating Officer   Ai Group: Kate Louis appointed as the new Head of Defence & Industry Policy   IMF: Martin Mühleisen new Director of Strategy, Policy & Review Department

CCC: Chamber welcomes Jackie King as new Chief Operating Officer

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Ai Group: Kate Louis appointed as the new Head of Defence & Industry Policy

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IMF: Martin Mühleisen new Director of Strategy, Policy & Review Department

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 5-8

Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum 2017 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Sep 10-13

USCC: America’s Small Business Summit - Washington D.C., USA

Sep 12-13

OECD Global Forum on Climate Change - Paris, France

Sep 12-25

UN General Assembly - New York, USA

Sep 13

CBI: Cyber Security Conference - London, UK

Sep 14-15

Boao Forum for Asia - Paris, France

Sep 18

BusinessEurope: Conference ‘Where digital meets energy’ - Tallinn, Estonia

Sep 18-19

WEF: Sustainable Development Impact Summit - New York, USA

Sep 18-22

40th ISO General Assembly – ISO week in Germany - Berlin, Germany

Sep 19

The Sustainable Investment Forum - New York, USA

Sep 21

TUSIAD: Global Trade- Current situation & the way ahead - Istanbul, Turkey

Sep 23-25

CCC: 2017 AGM & Convention - Fredericton, Canada

Sep 25-26

G7 Industry/ ICT Ministers Meeting - Turin, Italy

Sep 25-27

International Trade Centre (ITC): 4th Trade for Sustainable Development - Geneva, Switzerland

Sep 26-28

WTO Public Forum - Geneva, Switzerland

Sep 27-29

BusinessEurope: European Forum for New Ideas (EFNI)-2017 - Sopot, Poland

Sep 28-29

G7 Science Ministers Meeting - Turin, Italy

Sep 29

BusinessEurope: EU for facts: Evidence for policy in a post-fact world - Brussels, Belgium

Sep 30-Oct 01

G7 Labor Ministers Meeting - Turin, Italy

Oct 04

USCC: 6th Annual Cybersecurity Summit - Washington D.C., USA

Oct 04-06

WEF-CII-2017 India Economic Summit - New Delhi, India