Impacts of Digitalisation on the EU Financial Services Policy

Please note that this is a task force briefing. You will have 20 minutes at the end of the briefing to suggest ideas of speakers and topics and be able to shape the EU Committee agenda. Mr Peter Kerstens, Adviser at DG FISMA will guide us through the impacts of digitalisation on the EU financial services policy, following the Commission's action plan from March 2017 to strenghten the EU single market for retail financial services.

This event is held under Chatham House rule

British Chamber briefing with Philip Rycroft - Negotiations update

Philip Rycroft, Permanent Secretary for DExEU will be giving an update on the Brexit negotiations when he visits Brussels.Also attending the meeting will be James Roscoe, Communications & Stakeholder Director for DExEU, who will be available to answer your questions. Due to the proximity of the briefing and at the request of the speakers team, numbers are limited so invitations to the briefing are limited to chamber senior stakeholders such as Board members, Council and Brexit Working Group. 

This event is held under Chatham House rule

Brexit Ambition Roundtable February 2018

As a follow up to the sector focused roundtables organised in 2017 collecting data from businesses for a paper put together by COBCOE (Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe), we are organising a round table with follow up questions from the UK government.

Overview of e-privacy regulation with Birgit Sippel MEP

Birgit Sippel has just been appointed rapporteur on the e-Privacy regulation, taking over from Marju Lauristin. At this event she will provide an overview of where the legislation now stands with the first draft being released in June 2017.She will also cover how she envisions the ePrivacy Regulation working in coordination with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is set to be implemented in May 2018.

This event is held under Chatham House rule

Patron Dinner: EU Budget after Brexit

Siegfried Muresan is the European Parliament’s rapporteur for the general budget of the European Union for 2018. As Vice Chair of the Committee on Budgets and Substitute Member in the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs MEP Muresan has expert insight into what the threats and opportunities for the future of the EU budget are. Brexit remains a pertinent topic in relation to the EU budget. The Multi-Annual Financial Framework of 2014-2020 requires the UK to keep its share of commitments to the EU budget until the year 2020.