BABC Past Events

London & Partners Business Resilience Series – Cross-border Data Sharing

As the end of the Brexit transition period approaches, London & Partners is delivering a Business Resilience Series with virtual roundtables on specific topics where we know companies have questions and concerns.

The sessions will focus on providing practical advice which will be provided by specialist advisors. We will aim to respond to your questions which can either be supplied prior to the event or interactively during the discussion.

This session will cover data sharing and cross border data flows with the EU with specialist advice from our legal and accounting partners and Neil Ross, Policy Manager for Digital Economy at techUK.

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Fisher Phillips – International Remote Working in the Age of Digital Nomads

Because of the prolonged COVID-related travel restrictions, an increasing number of employers are receiving requests from their employees to work remotely, sometimes from another state or even another country. Before an employer agrees, the legal and tax implications of such an arrangement must be considered. Join attorneys Bill Wright and Nan Sato as they outline the risks and issues employers should consider when an employee is expected to temporarily work from another state or a foreign country.

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Return Trip, Please! Current Realities and the Outlook for Travel in 2020/2021 and Beyond

Get your travel questions answered and join us for Current Realities and the Outlook for Travel in 2020/2021 and Beyond

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TAG Executive Roundtable with Lucideon

BritishAmerican Business (BAB) is proud to present the TAG Masterclass Series 2020. This campaign celebrates the special relationship and recognises companies from SMEs to MNCs that continue to invest in the transatlantic economy, create growth, prosperity and jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.

The TAG Masterclass series of roundtables brings together senior executives from a selection of companies recognised for their contributions to historic ‘TransAtlantic Growth’. The simple objective for each virtual roundtable is to convene a discussion on how companies are responding to the current challenges in 2020 including digital transformation, the blended workplace and leadership strategies for future transatlantic growth and investment.

The session will be moderated by a BAB representative, with a transatlantic financial services perspective from sponsor partner HSBC.

For this session we will hear from one of the winners of the UK SME in the US category

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US Election Breakfast

The Greater Birmingham Transatlantic Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to join us for a virtual breakfast event the morning after the U.S. election returns are posted. Join us to discuss the election outcome, provide insight into the potential consequences of new administration and explore what this may mean for the British-American relationship.

The race to the Presidency is highly contested this year. Will President Trump be elected to a second term? Will Joe Biden make it to the White House? The results will be highly anticipated by many individuals all around the world and this is the event to come to for some realistic and honest comment on the outcome.

The first speaker to be announced this week is Jonathan Strassberg, US Attorney at Law, True Course Ltd

Jonathan, a U.S. attorney at law, helps UK companies that wish to trade with, expand to and operate in the US marketplace. His services include: establishing an appropriate business structure; commercial contracts and negotiations; commercial risk reduction; licensing agreements; employment and sub-contractor agreements; terms and conditions of trade; federal and state regulations and working alongside tax, immigration and other expert professionals to create the most effective and comprehensive international strategy for his clients.

Jonathan attended this event 4 years ago and gave some insightful comments on how the result would impact the US / UK “special relationship”, this time with a US / UK free trade agreement on the agenda, it will be an interesting discussion.

The second speaker announced is David Hastings Dunn, Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham

David is currently Director of Internationalisation for the College of Social Sciences. Between August 2012 and August 2016 he was Head of Department in the Department of Political Science and International Studies. Since 2000 he has served as Chairman of the West Midlands Military Education Committee. He is the author and editor of 4 books and over 80 book chapters and academic articles mostly. He is also a former holder of a NATO Fellowship, and a Fulbright Fellowship, the latter spent as a Guest Scholar at the National Defence University in Washington DC. His main research interests are US Politics, US Foreign Policy, Security Studies and Diplomacy. He is a frequent commentator on local and regional media channels.

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How will the 2020 US Presidential Election affect Markets & the Economy?

Please join us as Chris Carey, Portfolio Manager at Carnegie Investment Counsel, provides us with a timely insight of what to expect with the upcoming presidential election and as he assesses the impact on markets and the economy under each scenario. Carnegie investment Counsel is a fee-only fiduciary investment advisor that builds custom portfolios for clients across the United States.

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US Presidential Election Webinar

We hope you can join us at our US Presidential Webinar Election Seminar Led by Scottish North America Business Council and kindly supported by Dentons, RSM, USTAXFS, and Newable. We will discuss the implications of the US Presidential result for Scotland and Scottish Business. This will provide you with an opportunity to listen to our panel of experts and pose questions to them just after the ballots have been counted, states have declared and we will hear who will get the keys to The White House for the next four years.

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CSO Panel: The Power of Purpose

It’s clear that one of the most powerful drivers is Purpose. A clear Purpose unites and excites people. It makes everyone feel as if they are contributing to higher progress and growth. Smart organizations know that real Purpose can not only supercharge growth but also help them navigate through tough times.

When Purpose is authentic and genuinely embedded across the business, the outcome can be remarkable.

Please join us for a webinar where Leaders of Sustainability will explore the role of Purpose in their business, and discuss how Purpose is embedded in their organization’s approach to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

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STIR: Even Glass Ceilings Aren’t Created Equal: Addressing Structural Barriers to Increase Diverse Women in Leadership

As the world continues to confront the realities of injustice that BIPOC/BAME people face, allies have found ways to translate this frustration to reflection and action in their own spheres.

In the corporate world, it’s become even more evident that more needs to be done to even the playing field and create better leadership pathways for BIPOC/ BAME women of color.

This panel will examine the institutional obstacles that hinder the leadership progression for women of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, and explore how companies and business leaders can innovatively address these systemic issues, and develop more inclusive cultures to help encourage and elevate more diverse women to senior leadership roles.

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The US Election: Foreign and Security Policy Challenges For the Next President

The American people will vote on Tuesday 3 November 2020 in order to elect their next President, either giving Republican Donald Trump another four years or handing over the keys of the White House to Democratic challenger Joe Biden. This discussion will reflect on a range of issues that the next President will face, from rebuilding critical partnerships with allies in Europe and key institutions, including the EU and NATO, to proposals for managing the post-COVID world.  

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