Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna joined us and our partner organizations on 7 December 2016 to preview the Luxembourg Government national budget for the new year and to visit with our members who make such an important contribution to the economic success of Luxembourg.
On 18 November 2016, the AMCHAM community gave thanks to our Luxembourg hosts, the Luxembourg Government and indeed the collective international community for the good life we live here in this beautiful and welcoming country in the heart of Europe. We were honored by the presence of the presence of guest speaker Mr. Claude Wiseler,
On 8 November 2016 at AUTOPOLIS Bertrange, Minister of Justice Félix Braz, explained the rules for setting up and managing the new 1.1.1. Company entity; Mr. Carlo Thelen, the General Director of the Chamber of Commerce introduced the House of Entrepreneurship - One-Stop Shop initiative and Mr. Karl Horsburgh, Director at B.U.R.O.S., continued with a presentation on
Christine Bovi (SIP) and Kasia Kolo (Social media expert) were our guest speakers on 11 October for the Twitter Workshop, moderated by Geoff Thompson, Editor of The Luxembourg Chronicle.
On 13 October AMCHAM's Real Estate Committee organized their second 2016 event at PwC Luxembourg. We've heard about the latest real estate trends and developments for the Luxembourg market from the Minister for Housing Marc Hansen who gave the opening keynote address. His intervention was followed by a round table discussion having as participants Mario
On 12 October 2016, the American Embassy in Luxembourg hosted AMCHAM’s Fall Welcome event with guest speaker Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Etienne Schneider.
The Workshop took place on 13 July 2016 and looked at using Facebook to market one's organisation, products and services, showing how important it is to be clear on the story you want to tell. It addressed setting (realistic) goals, identifying what one wants to achieve, bearing in mind the resources available to invest in
On 26 June 2016 AMCHAM welcomed HR professionals and private individuals to a presentation on health care and private pensions in Luxembourg. We were honored to welcome as guest speakers: Paul Schmit and Jérôme Roux from the Caisse Nationale de Santé, Thomas Merten and Cécilia Gourlaouen from Foyer and Patrick Schomaker from Luxembourg Air Rescue.
On 6 June 2016, Sandra Sidon and Nathalie De Kerchove exposed the advantages of using a confidential, informal and voluntary approach like mediation in the workplace.
RiskMap is Control Risks' annual publication and provides organizations with an in-depth analysis on major risks that organizations may face in the year ahead. At AMCHAM’s ABAL Lunch on 14 March Control Risks’ Director, Jonathan Wood provided an overview of the key themes that are likely to dominate global politics and business throughout 2016.
Anti-terrorist expert Jean Labrique was AMCHAM’s guest speaker on 9 March. Mr. Labrique is currently Secretary General of Western Defense Studies Institute, a think tank organization based in Rome, focused on Homeland Security, Criminal Investigations, Counter-Terrorism, and Crisis-Management. Mr. Labrique talked about the impact of Terrorism on business.
On March 3, 2016, just a few days after releasing the proposed 2017 tax reform measures, and briefly after publication of the updated draft of the EU Anti-Avoidance Directive, the Tax Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg organized a conference on Luxembourg’s position in the new tax world. Experts from Luxembourg, the