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Red vs. Blue - Will voters get shaky knees in 2011? (December 16, 2010)
The only thing that Michael Kristiansen and Peter Goll agree upon is that the game is really up for grabs in the 2011 Danish elections. They shared their predictions with the more than 100 attendees at the AmCham Denmark & U.S. Commercial Service Business After Hours and Holiday Reception hosted by the Hilton Copenhagen Airport on December 14.
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Does your company have what it takes to win? (December 07, 2010)
Now Accepting Award Nominations for AmCham's Transatlantic Business Award 2011
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Families, Friends and Colleagues “Kinect” at AmCham’s 9th Annual Family Thanksgiving (November 30, 2010)
Not even the snow and blistering cold could keep guests away from AmCham’s 9th Annual Family Thanksgiving Dinner.  The Copenhagen Marriott hotel once again provided a warm and festive atmosphere ...
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AmChams in Europe Discuss Transatlantic Trade and Midterm Elections in D.C. (November 09, 2010)
Members of the Council of AmChams in Europe (ECACC), consisting of 42 AmChams across Europe and Eurasia, met in Washington D.C. for their 2010 Transatlantic Conference. The delegates met with key U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Department of Commerce (DOC) officials during the three day conference that took place from October 17 to October 20.
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Ambassador Fulton on the Midterms: The real winners are the American people. (November 05, 2010)
American flags lined the lobby at the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel as midterm election results rolled in.
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Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers named 2010 Foreign Company of the Year (October 13, 2010)
Good business and sustainability is a winning combination for Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers in the 2010 Foreign Company of the Year competition.
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AmCham Tax Committee meets with Minister for Taxation (October 12, 2010)
With legislation on the table at Parliament slated to change corporate tax rates, the AmCham Denmark Tax Committee enters into a round table discussion on the topic with Taxation Minister Troels Lund Poulsen.
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Denmark’s Competitiveness Threatened - Reaching Critical Limits (September 27, 2010)
It is now reaching a critical point. Denmark’s investment framework conditions need to be improved. This coupled with the shortage of highly qualified labor and slow growth forecast mean foreign investments are at risk – a negative for the Danish economy and a blow to Denmark’s competitiveness. This was the main message at for the fourth annual AmCham Foreign Investors Summit held at the historic Landstingssal at Christiansborg Palace (Danish parliament) on Sept. 23.
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AmCham Releases 2010 Business Barometer - Member Survey Results (September 23, 2010)
AmCham's 2010 Business Barometer released today to a broad audience in attendance at the 2010 Foreign Investors Summit at Christiansborg.
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Minister to AmCham: In today's world, we need to be smarter (September 13, 2010)
On the eve of the 9th anniversary of 9/11, Danish Minister for Defense Gitte Lillelund Bech met with AmCham members and defense industry representatives to share her views on today's defense challenges. In particular she focused on three key areas: Global Security, NATO, and Defense Industry Cooperation.
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Committee to Bertel Haarder: Healthcare is a growth driver (September 10, 2010)
On September 7 representatives from AmCham Denmark’s Healthcare Committee met with Minister for Health & Prevention Bertel Haarder for an interactive roundtable discussion. The main objective of the meeting was to discuss the most critical issues facing foreign healthcare companies - issues that influence their investments in Denmark.
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Tax Provisions Compel U.S. Multinationals to Review Existing Business Structures (September 01, 2010)
Recently enacted law makes significant changes to the U.S. foreign tax credit regime.
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Global Blue Danmark Comes Out Swinging for the 2010 Cup (August 20, 2010)
After weeks of, at times, torrential rains, the skies cleared and sun shined once again on August 19 over Simon’s Golf Club and the 2010 AmCham Cup.
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Submit your nomination for the 2010 Foreign Company of the Year! (August 11, 2010)
WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FOREIGN COMPANY OF THE YEAR? Nominations are now open...and the winner will be revealed at the 2010 Ambassador's Reception. Nominate your company today!
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United States Immigration Law - ESTA Update - August 2010 (August 10, 2010)
As of Wednesday, September 8, 2010, foreign nationals who must register with ESTA to travel to the US will be required to pay $14 in order to submit an application and be approved.
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Independence Day 2010: A Danish - American Celebration (July 06, 2010)
The U.S. Embassy's 2010 Independence Day celebration was one that truly celebrated the strong American – Danish ties.
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AmCham meets with the Capital Region State Administration (June 22, 2010)
EU Cititzen case handling times are good in the Capital Region, but they can be even better. Niels Preisler and his team are proactively seeking input to help them achieve their impressive goals.
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One Stop Shop Copenhagen Makes it Easier for Foreign Workers, Students & Researchers (June 03, 2010)
One Stop Shop Copenhagen, a cooperation between CPH International Service, SKAT, State Administration Copenhagen and Citizen Services, made its official opening on Wednesday, June 2. Lord Mayor Frank Jensen was on hand to welcome guests and highlight the many services that the new office will have offer to foreigners working in Denmark.
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The Recipe for Creating a Great Place to Work (June 02, 2010)
It is no secret that there is a shortage of highly skilled workers in the Danish workforce. Looking forward, say to 2020, this shortage is likely to increase. With the war for talent heating up, alarm bells should be ringing in HR departments warning management to wake up and ask themselves, “Are we a great place to work? “
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Employment Minister Addresses International Recruiting (May 25, 2010)
When it comes to attracting and retaining highly qualified workers, the devil is often in the details. On May 21 AmCham Denmark met with Minister for Employment Inger Støjberg to ensure the details are addressed.
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When America Trades, Americans Work (May 20, 2010)
The United States must make job creation its number one priority. Unemployment is 9.9%, and millions more have stopped looking for work or are underemployed.
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Building Green Transatlantic Partnerships (May 20, 2010)
Following on from progress made at the UN Climate Summit in December, COP-15, Ambassador Laurie S. Fulton, initiated a single-day of “speed-dating” between a number of leading U.S. and Danish companies looking to make environmentally solutions work for them in the green business arena.
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Børsen May 7, 2010: AmCham Speaks Out on Behalf of Foreign Companies (May 07, 2010)
"We at AmCham were dismayed to read the comments by the Danish Tax Authorities and Tax Minister implying that foreign companies were guilty of using transfer pricing to illegally reduce their tax payments in Denmark. The authorities must be fully aware that such comments would almost certainly lead to media headlines branding all foreign companies guilty of tax evasion and, therefore, a bad thing for Denmark..."
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Spring Reception a Blooming Success (May 07, 2010)
Despite the chilly temperatures, spring was in full force at AmCham Denmark’s May 6th reception, hosted by U.S. Ambassador Laurie S. Fulton at Rydhave, with guest of honor Minister for Business and Economic Affairs Brian Mikkelsen.
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Bertel Haarder to AmCham: "We need a solution." (May 04, 2010)
AmCham Denmark's Executive Director Stephen Brugger, Deputy Director Chris Eberhart and Board Member Charlotte Mark, Managing Director for Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen engaged in detailed discussions with Minister for the Interior and Health Bertel Haarder.
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Prime Minister Addresses AmCham Members (May 03, 2010)
On April 29, Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen addressed members of AmCham Denmark, the American Club, the Rebild Society and the American Women’s Club.
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Preparing for Slow Growth (April 29, 2010)
The main reason the world is not repeating the great depression of the 1930’s? According to Daniel Stelter, the Boston Consulting Group Senior Partner and Managing Director, it all comes down to government stimulus.
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New Chairman Strengthens AmCham’s Voice (April 23, 2010)
AmCham is delighted to welcome as its new Chairman Kim Østrup, Vice President, IBM Denmark.
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Danish and Swedish U.S. Ambassadors Meet Via Cisco Telepresence (April 19, 2010)
On March 18th the U.S. Ambassadors in Sweden and Denmark Mr. Matthew Barzun and Mrs. Laurie S. Fulton visited Cisco.
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2010 Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry (ESAC) (April 16, 2010)
The tenth annual Executive Seminars in Analytical Chemistry - ESAC 2010 - attracted more than 240 researchers, chemists, suppliers and industry experts to Symbion on April 15.
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AmCham Executive Director Addresses Prime Minister's Growth Forum (April 16, 2010)
On April 16, AmCham Denmark Executive Director Stephen Brugger gave testimony to the Prime Minister’s Growth Forum (Vækst Forum) on how to attract and retain foreign investment in Denmark.
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U.S. Department of State Transitions to New Visa Application Form — the DS-160 (April 08, 2010)
The US Department of State is transitioning to a new form for visa applications—the DS-160. The DS-160 is a completely on-line form that must be completed on the Internet. The contents of the application are then saved into a central database, and a copy can also be saved on the applicant’s own computer.
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AGM Reviews a Successful 2009 and Looks Forward into 2010 (March 24, 2010)
AmCham’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 23 was an opportunity to consider the Chamber’s strong role in Denmark, and to set its course for the next year.
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Novo Nordisk Wins AmCham Denmark’s 2010 Trans-Atlantic Business Award (March 24, 2010)
Novo Nordisk has won the 2010 Trans-Atlantic Business Award from the American Chamber of Commerce in Denmark (AmCham Denmark).
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AmCham Denmark Teams Up with Copenhagen's Mayor in the Media (March 18, 2010)
In a March 18 Op-ed in Børsen, Copenhagen Mayor Frank Jensen and AmCham Executive Director Stephen Brugger push for easier access for international workers.
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Copenhagen Mayor and AmCham Emphasize the Importance of Talent (March 15, 2010)
Copenhagen, February 25, 2010: Copenhagen Mayor, Frank Jensen, opened the doors to City Hall to give foreigners a chance to network and to learn about the Mayor’s programs to welcome newly arrived expats.
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The Trans-Atlantic Relationship: The outlook for a new decade (March 08, 2010)
At the annual meeting of European Council of American Chamber of Commerces (ECACC), host AmCham EU took a look ahead at what the next ten years will bring to the transatlantic economy with particular focus on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and green technologies. The conference was the fourth Transatlantic Conference with over 150 attendees.
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The Good News for Corporate Finance…2009 is Over (February 25, 2010)
January came with a sigh of relief from CFO’s – 2009 was finally in the history books. But 2010, though looking more optimistic, will still present challenges and a high degree of caution.
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Briefing by the Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern (February 17, 2010)
Todd Stern, the U.S. special envoy for climate change, discusses post-COP 15 developments, the Copenhagen Accord and where things are heading.
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Getting Financial Regulatory Reform Right (February 17, 2010)
Today, many Americans look at our financial markets and wonder what happened. How did it all go wrong? And what is being done about it?
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The President's Focus On Jobs (February 11, 2010)
In his State of the Union address, President Obama said that "jobs must be our number one focus in 2010." The U.S. Chamber of Commerce couldn't agree more. There was ...
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AmCham Builds Connections at COP15 (February 02, 2010)
In December 2009, Copenhagen graciously hosted the 15th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as the 15th Conference of the Parties — or COP 15. COP15 brought together head ...
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Denmark needs Talent to Succeed (January 29, 2010)
Today’s global economy is about talent. To a high degree, future investment in Denmark will be tied to the availability of skilled labor. Unfortunately, the advantage Denmark had in previous ...
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U.S. Chamber releases the State of American Business 2010 (January 26, 2010)
The United States faces many big challenges, but no priority is more important than putting Americans back to work. In its 2010 State of American Business, the U.S. Chamber of ...
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AmCham Denmark Launches the new www.amcham.dk (January 25, 2010)
AmCham Denmark is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Apart from a vibrant, new design and layout, the website offers expanded content, added site options as well as enhanced navigation and usability.
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