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AmCham Tax and Finance Committee Meeting, June 15

15.06.2016

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09:00 - 11:00h

4A Slaveikov Sq. Sofia
AMCHAM TAX AND FINANCE COMMITTEE cordially invites you to a working meeting on June 15th (Wednesday...
   

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Past Events & Activities

25.05.2016 US ambassador: ‘Promoting economic growth is one of my top priorities’

United States ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Rubin addressed AmCham business luncheon on May 20. Follow the text of his speech:

   

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18.05.2016 AmCham and BCAF Resume Volunteer Days initiative

AmCham Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation (BCAF) resumed Volunteer Days initiative on May 14, 2016. Over 475 volunteers from 18 AmCham member companies participated in activities in Chelopech, Sofia, Pleven, Stara Zagora to make the environment better: cleaning, planting, renovating of fences, assistance in centers for orphan children and houses for elderly people.

   

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05.05.2016 SAS Technologies Help Analyze Big Data Correctly

Smart decisions in big data management were at focus during the forum Analytics Roadshow Sofia 2016, organized in April by SAS Greece Cyprus Bulgaria and AmCham Bulgaria.

   

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Today's News

  

Topic of the Day

27.05.2016

Bulgarian parliamentary committees approve jet fighter, patrol ship projects

The Bulgarian Parliament’s committees on defence and on budget and finance have approved projects worth well more than a billion euro to acquire new jet fighters and two new naval patrol vessels. The Cabinet approved the military shopping list, also including armoured vehicles, at the end of March. By Bulgarian law, the large sums of money involved are above the threshold requiring parliamentary approval, Sofia Globe wrote.

   

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Politics

27.05.2016

DW: Bulgarian Prime Minister Is Brussels' 'Golden Boy'

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has achieved "model student status" among Central and Eastern European leaders, Alexander Andreev writes on Deutsche Welle's website. The title is a reference to comments by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who has more than once described Borisov as "my golden boy".

   

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Economy

27.05.2016

Minister Petkova presents mechanism for protection of vulnerable clients regarding the electricity market liberalization

Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova presented the mechanism for protection of vulnerable clients with regard to the liberalisation of the electricity market. Foreign experience in the introduction of full liberalisation of the electricity market was discussed too, Focus reported.

   

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Business

27.05.2016

Bank deposits by the non-government sector rise 8.6%

The value of Bulgarian bank deposits by the non-government sector rose 8.6% on the year to BGN 63.6 billion in April, slowing from a 7.3% annual growth in March. Corporate deposits climbed by an annual 12.1% to BGN 17.3 billion in April, accelerating from a 10.9% increase in the previous month.

   

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International

27.05.2016

Brexit 'serious risk to growth' says G7

A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would pose a "serious threat to global growth". In its final statement, the group warned that a UK exit from the EU would reverse the trend of increased global trade, investment and jobs, BBC wrote.

   

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Announcements

 

  

01.03.2016

Virtual Dialogue on TTIP event

You are cordially invited to the Virtual Dialogue on TTIP event hosted by the U.S. Embassy. The event will be broadcast from IIP studios in Washington and include an opportunity for the audience to ask questions to the U.S. Chief Negotiator Dan Mullaney and EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Bercero via webchat. The event will take place on March 10th, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the U.S. Embassy Sofia, 16 Kozyak Str.

   

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26.01.2016

European Investment Project Portal (EIPP)

The European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) is a web portal enabling EU-based project promoters to reach potential investors worldwide.

   

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26.05.2016

Club Investor.bg - New technologies: Mission successful business

On June 8th, Club Investor.bg invites to discussion New Technologies: Mission successful business.

   

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26.05.2016

Did you miss our People Management Sessions?

Due to the high number of inquires we are running a second edition of the Sessions on the 16th and 17th of June 2016. Register now, if you want to be up to date with the key people management trends and to explore how to lead multi-generational teams. Some of the topics will be rising the engagement levels, managing the ‘middle of the pack’ employees and exploring the new younger leadership mindset.

   

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25.05.2016

Business Leaders and HR Meetup is coming!

The shortage of qualified people is an issue probably for every HR and recruiting specialist these days. Recruiting people from other companies is only a short term solution that usually costs too much. So what are the long term solutions of this problem?

   

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20.05.2016

The time to enjoy is now!

Premier Mountain Luxury Resort opens doors for the summer season on 30 May!

   

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18.05.2016

EBRD distinguished Postbank as Bulgaria’s most active issuing bank in trade finance for third consecutive year

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has awarded the most successful banks, part of the Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP), for 2015 at an official ceremony in London. Postbank has received for the third consecutive year the prestigious TFP award: Most Active Issuing Bank in Bulgaria as a recognition of the achieved results and a EUR 42 million total value of completed deals under the programme in 2015.

   

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16.05.2016

Siemens Healthcare Rebrands as Siemens Healthineers

With our new name, we express our ambition to shape the future of healthcare together with you. Our new name marks the beginning of this journey whereby we intend to build upon our key attributes: engineering and pioneering healthcare - key words that define the people working in our company.

   

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16.05.2016

Postbank expands its digital services and offers a new mobile banking app

Postbank has developed a new mobile banking app, m-Postbank, which will allow clients to manage their accounts by themselves from everywhere in world, 24/7, regardless of the working hours of bank branches. The app, the financial institution is launching, can be used for making bank transfers on the move. It allows fast, easy and secure inquiries via a mobile phone, charging lower fees and commissions than branch banking.

   

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