Tag Archives: Ireland

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe: April 4 -15, 2022

The United States (US) Congress moved to isolate further Russia and Belarus these past two week, as the US Government also increased bilateral pressure with the imposition of additional sanctions and restrictions.  The United Kingdom (UK) Government also moved in concert these past two weeks with the US and European Union (EU) in ratcheting up … Continue Reading

10 Member States referred to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to Implement the EU’s Telecom Law

The EU’s Directive on the European Electronic Communications Code (“EECC”), entering into effect on 21 December 2020, revises the regulatory framework in the telecommunications sector, responding to the market changes and the connectivity demands and challenges. As with every EU Directive, Member States are required to transpose the EU law into their respective national laws.… Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – March 17, 2022

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. Happy St. Patrick’s Day POTUS’ Schedule* 9:30 a.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief 10:30 a.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT participates in a bilateral meeting with His Excellency Micheál Martin, Taoiseach of … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 28, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief Looking Ahead: The President will continue to engage with Members of Congress and congressional leadership this week on his Build Back Better … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 27, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office Looking Ahead: The President will continue to engage with members of Congress and congressional leadership … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – February 16, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. Note:  The U.S. Government was closed on Monday, in observance of President’s Day.  POTUS’ Schedule* 12:30 p.m. EST – The President and The Vice President receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office 5:30 p.m. … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade: US and European Trade Talk Update – September 4, 2020

Over the past two weeks, the European Union (EU) saw the resignation of its EU Trade Commissioner, increased tension in the Eastern Mediterranean, and several EU countries received a high-level Chinese delegation.  The United States (US) and EU also achieved a tariff reducing deal on American lobsters and other products.  Meanwhile, transatlantic attention remains focused … Continue Reading

President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget Request Cuts Foreign Assistance Account But Increases Defense Department’s Funding; President Trump Welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister This Week, While Secretary Tillerson Hosts the Anti-ISIS Global Coalition Partners in Washington; House Intelligence Committee Examines Alleged Russian Influence of the 2016 U.S. Elections

President Donald Trump met with Taoiseach Enda Kenny of Ireland last Thursday to discuss United States-Ireland economic and cultural ties as part of the White House’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. President Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, where the President commended Germany’s contributions to the fight against ISIS. … Continue Reading

Many Tax Policy Priorities Remain as Retirement and Pension in Focus for Finance; Treasury Full Steam Ahead on Section 385

Legislative Activity Many Tax Policy Priorities Outstanding as Congress Looks to Home Stretch With Congress back in Washington for several weeks of work before adjourning in advance of the November Election, tax-writers have much work in store – though the lack of legislative days, coupled with the complex and divisive nature of some of the … Continue Reading
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