Through the BABCPHL, members have the opportunity to develop valuable business contacts within the British American community and to exchange ideas and information with a cross section of business, trade and governmental interests.

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Santander Commercial Banking – Santander Powers International Growth in a Complex World

The potential of global markets presents both promise and challenges. Today’s environment offers new opportunities to source suppliers, expand footprints, and streamline operations, but risks in many global markets are intensifying. Long-established trade relationships are in flux. Currency volatility poses a growing challenge. Some national economies are booming while others are facing historic upheavals. More than ever, global success demands local knowledge, careful management, and trusted partnerships.

Santander Commercial Banking focuses on helping clients make the most of international opportunities, from market entry to sophisticated global sourcing and export strategies. We bring valuable ideas, streamlined in-country execution, and a balanced perspective to capitalize on opportunities and manage risk in this new climate.

As one of the top banks in both the Eurozone and Latin America, we offer breadth in international banking capabilities—from simplifying cross-border treasury management to mitigating foreign exchange risk, from structuring trade finance to providing capital for growth or acquisitions—backed by the personal support of seasoned multilingual professionals.

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Recent News

11th Annual New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner Recap

Back by popular demand, on Thursday, April 28, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia hosted the 11th Annual New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner at the British Chip Shop. The evening featured traditional British pub food: sausage rolls, Welsh rarebit, fish & chips, bangers & mash, minced beef & onion pie, and veggie curry for dinner, and a choice of sticky toffee pudding with custard or sugar-crusted apple pie with custard for dessert. London Calling, Entire, Knightlite, Being Earnest and Ample Vengeance were the specialty brews provided by The King’s Road Brewery. No one left hungry or sober! A spirited group of BABCPHL members and non-members gathered for this signature annual event for a fun night of networking, raffle prizes and good food and drinks.

BABCPHL prior President and current Membership Chairman, Howard Silverstone, MBE, CPA, CFF, FCA, CFE, Director, Forensic Resolutions, Inc. was the Master of Ceremonies, leading the evening with jokes that kept everyone engaged and entertained. Before inviting people to choose their seats for dinner, there was a business card raffle draw for generous gifts donated by The British Chip Shop, The King’s Road Brewery, and the Philadelphia Union. Also, The English Gardener Gift Shop offered guests a 10% discount on all purchases throughout the evening.

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Cigna
  • Cigna
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Fisher Phillips
  • HSBC
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Penn Medicine
  • Welsh Government