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Consul General of Belgium Visits Florida

On November 19, Christina Sleszynska, Executive Director of EACC Florida, had the great pleasure of meeting Consul General of Belgium Michel Gerebetzoff and Belgian Trade and Investment Commissioner Yves Dubus at a reception hosted by Manuel Molina, Honorary Consul of Belgium in Miami. The Consul General is based in Atlanta and his jurisdiction covers Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky (except the counties of Campbell and Kenton), Louisiana, Mi...

Irish Ambassador Announces Irish Consulate General in Miami

Christina Sleszynska, EACC Florida Executive Director, met with Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of  Ireland to the United States, on November 15 in Miami. He used the opportunity of his visit to announce the establishment of a Consulate General of Ireland in Miami in 2022. This is excellent news for the transatlantic business community in Florida. EACC Florida looks forward to working closely with the new Consul General and her team.

Podcasts – Deep Dive: Transatlantic Taxation

This month’s Deep Dive – and the last of this series in partnership with Global Miami Net – is on Transatlantic Taxation.

The accounting and tax landscape which multinational businesses must navigate is increasingly complex with on-going changes to legislation as well as greater scrutiny from authorities on compliance and enforcement. These developments have been exacerbated by the global Pandemic with new changes to accounting and tax in many jurisdictions. These include ne...

Antin Infrastructure Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Origis Energy

Funds managed by Antin Infrastructure Partners, an infrastructure investment firm, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Origis Energy, a U.S. renewable energy platform, from its CEO and president Guy Vanderhaegen, and Global Atlantic Financial Group. Read more.

Compliments Origis Energy

Seven Steps to Tackle a USD50 Trillion Challenge

Global supply chains need USD100 trillion of investment by 2050 if they’re to achieve net zero – and as much as half of it is required by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).That’s the estimate in new research by HSBC and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), which highlights SMEs as a ‘new front’ in the battle against climate change. And without the same access to capital or in-house expertise as big business, SMEs need creative solutions to transition. Read more.

Compliments HSBC

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EU Proposal for the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

The European Union is considering implementation of a new carbon policy, the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), that could profoundly impact the global import/export market. A carbon-pricing system for imports into the EU, the CBAM is aimed at adjusting the price of certain imported products to the amount of CO2 emissions incorporated in them, in order to equalize the cost of carbon between EU products and these imports. Read more.

Compliments Greenberg Traurig

U.S. Government Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Foreign Visitors Arriving by Air; Modifies Pre-Departure Testing and Data Collection Requirements

On October 25, 2021, President Biden issued a presidential proclamation titled Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic (the proclamation), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a trio of orders that impose additional restrictions and documentary requirements on airlines and other air operators, passengers, and crew members to combat the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Read more.

Compliments Cozen O’Connor

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Podcasts – Deep Dive: International Expansion of Operations

This month’s Deep Dive in partnership with Global Miami Net is on International Expansion of Operations.

Businesses are often keen to add to their footprint overseas. International expansion can unlock many benefits, such as increasing brand exposure and customer base, taking advantage of the attractive incentives on offer in certain regions, or enjoying geographical advantages that facilitate an easier flow of goods and services across borders.

Our speaker will offer insigh...