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Tax, Immigration, and UK Pensions for Expats

This free Zoom Q&A event provides you with a valuable opportunity to get your questions answered from a panel of experts. You’ll also have the opportunity to connect and network with people who are in a similar situation to yourself.

Some of the questions we will answer for you include:

● Do I have to declare my worldwide assets and/or worldwide income when I file my US tax return?
● I am only staying in the US for a short period of time; can I claim some tax back when I leave?
● I want to transfer some money from Europe to my US bank account; do I have to declare something?
● Now that I’m here, how quickly can I get a Green Card?
● How difficult is it to change employers?
● Can I transfer a UK pension plan to the US?
● What can I do with my UK pension now I have moved?
● What are the new UK pension flexibilities introduced in 2015 and how do they affect me?

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Digital Stage

The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the world’s preeminent orchestras. It strives to share the transformative power of music with the widest possible audience, and to create joy, connection, and excitement through music in the Philadelphia region, across the country, and around the world. Through innovative programming, robust educational initiatives, and commitment to the community, the ensemble is on a path to create an expansive future for classical music, and to further the place of the arts in an open and democratic society. The Philadelphia Orchestra is often referred to as the cultural ambassador for the City of Philadelphia.

The Orchestra is known throughout the world for its unique and beautiful sound.

We are proud to promote the Orchestra and we hope you are able to enjoy everything they have to offer this holiday season and beyond.

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The Road to COP26: Business Responsibilities and Opportunities

Join us as we welcome Her Majesty’s Consul General to Chicago, Alan Gogbashian and learn about COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, held in Glasgow in November, and the role that business can play in tackling climate change.

In partnership with the British Consulate General in Chicago and (the British American Business Council in Chicago/International Business Circle Colorado) we will hear from both business leaders and government officials on the steps that are being undertaken to address climate change and to inspire climate action.

The discussion will feature leaders from UK based beverage company Diageo, Chicago based multinational power generation, development and operations company Invenergy, and the UK government’s Counsellor for Global Issues in the US, Paul Rennie OBE.

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EisnerAmper – TRANSFORMATION NATION: Driving Intelligent Growth

Companies are innovating in real-time to keep up with a fast-paced culture of continuous change. But with change comes new chances to grow, new prospects for making an impact – and new risks to navigate. Cybersecurity, digital innovation, ESG strategies, corporate social responsibility, talent development, and building diverse teams are but a few of the urgent issues facing every industry. 

Find out how to protect your digital presence in a virtual world, what companies are doing to demonstrate their commitment to the greater good, and best practices for building a workplace for the future that attracts, retains and inspires the best talent. 

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Progressing to a Net Zero Business through Transport

Improve your reputation, employee wellbeing and financial support, all whilst reducing your transport emissions.

Businesses we speak to cite reducing or using alternative forms of travel or investing in low-carbon vehicles as one of the main ways of reducing their emissions. They also say lack of know-how is a barrier to taking action to reduce carbon emission through changing transport.

So, how can you obtain the knowledge, guidance and understanding to decarbonise your businesses transport?

This webinar will help you gain valuable insight into decarbonising your transport through expert advice, guidance and business best practice.

Transport accounts for 36% of carbon emissions in the WMCA area (WSP, 2021). The sale of new cars and vans powered by internal combustion engines will be banned by 2035, with cars by 2030. The rise of the Birmingham Clean Air Zone also offers opportunities for businesses to improving low-carbon transport uptake.

Join this webinar to learn how to take action on decarbonising your transport, reduce your environmental impact and gain a competitive edge, by:
◦Understanding what support (financial and non-financial) is available for improving your businesses low carbon transport.
◦Knowing best practice examples so you can benchmark your environmental action against leaders in transport decarbonisation to know what good looks like.
◦Obtaining expert and practical advice on decarbonising transport for business and case studies.

Be part of the business community making progress towards net zero, and capitalise on the business and economic benefits the transition will bring, whilst protecting future generations.

Places are limited. To reserve your place and register today for this event, see the ‘book now’ tab below.

You can find other events as part of the Sustainable Business Series: Net Zero, by selecting the Series in the events calender through the ‘back to events’ tab shown below.

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Global Rule of Law: Growing Your Business Responsibly

Beyond being just an issue for developing countries, the Rule of Law is critical for sustainable business. It allows businesses to compete fairly, while protecting property and employees. Despite the direct links shown between advancements in the rule of law, economic growth and building global stability, the Rule of Law is under constant threat in all countries around the world.

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Transatlantic Finance Forum Series: Fireside Chat with Brian Moynihan, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Bank of America

As the launch of BAB’s Transatlantic Finance Forum 2021, Brian Moynihan is joined by Gillian Tett to give members an economic outlook as the world begins to phase out of the COVID-19 crisis, discuss the changing nature of Financial Services, and offer his insights on fintech, data, the future direction of sustainable finance and more.

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Let’s Talk….Resilience with KPMG’s Network of Women

“Let’s Talk…..Resilience” with KPMG

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything. We can all agree that it has upended life as we know it, and in fact, has forced many of us through a crash course in resilience. But what is resilience, and why is it such an important skill to cultivate, particularly in times of uncertainty?

Join Bhumika Patel and Kathryn McMurray, Managing Directors at KPMG, and members of KPMG’s Business Resources Group ‘KNOW’, as we enter into a conversation around stress and resilience during uncertain times, and uncover some tangible actions that can help.

This event will be introduced by Laureen Hicks, Director at KPMG and moderated by James McLennan, President BABC Texas.

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BABCPHL 2021 Signature Annual Holiday Event

Save the date! More information available shortly… Thursday, December 9, 2021  

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US-UK Pandemic Preparedness Event

As you well know, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended the international community. What isn’t well known is the critical role the US/UK scientific and research community played in the early days of the pandemic that led to the extraordinary discoveries of new life-saving diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines. Yet, despite this progress, there is still uncertainty for what lies ahead both in this pandemic and what may come next.

By joining us for this special event, you will hear from world leading influencers in government, science, and business. These VIP speakers will discuss the critical role of US/UK research in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic and describe ongoing efforts to distribute vaccines globally. Further, experts will share their perspectives on how the UK/US Joint Statement on Pandemic Preparedness and G7 commitment to future pandemic preparedness might be achieved through the 100 Days Mission.

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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
  • https://www.santanderus.com/
  • Welsh Government