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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: First Lessons Learned

As reported, the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) launched its self-certification system of the Privacy Shield (PS) on 1 August. The NTIA’s website provides a host of information for …

How Vulnerable Is Germany?

The shock of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has German carmakers scrambling. Not only is Britain their number one export market, last year, British buyers spent €22 billion …

Podcast: Geoeconomics and the Future of International Trade

In this podcast, Peter Rashish, Senior Advisor for Trade and Transatlantic Relations at Transnational Strategy Group LLC, talks about geoeconomics and the importance of rules within international trade. Within the …

What’s Going on in Europe — A view from the Deutsche Bundesbank

A Speech by Dr. Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank In a recent speech delivered at the World Affairs Council and American Council on Germany …

Notizen Weekly for June 24, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics German banks exploited a legal loophole that allowed two parties to claim ownership of the same shares. …

AICGS Podcast: IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings and the Road to Economic Revival in Europe

Immediately after the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings, AICGS Non-resident Senior Fellow Peter Rashish dials in from across the Atlantic for a discussion with AICGS Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera on the …

After the IMF Meetings, Will Germany Embrace Trudeaumania?

Trudeaumania 2.0—the sense of hope and optimism once again coming from a young, liberal prime minister north of the border—has so far found greatest resonance in concrete steps like an …

Stepping Over the Line: Schäuble Criticizes ECB

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble was forced by Jens Weidmann,  president of the powerful Bundesbank, to publicly state that he fully respects the independence of the European Central Bank (ECB) …

Transatlantic Traffic Jams

When the hundreds of government officials and international organization leaders make their way to Washington for the Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, an explosion of …

British Referendum Pains and the EU Implications of BREXIT

On 23 June 2016, should a majority of British voters decide to leave the EU—nearly forty-five years after joining the Community—the EU would lose 17 percent of its GDP and …

From the AICGS Bookshelf: Germany’s Role in the Euro Crisis: Berlin’s Quest for a More Perfect Monetary Union

The subtitle of this book, written by a former Research Fellow at AICGS, is “Berlin’s Quest for a More Perfect Monetary Union.” The author has reviewed Germany’s efforts to find …

Germany’s Outlook on Global Economic Growth

In an article in the International Business Times, AICGS President Dr. Jack Janes weighs in on Germany’s role in and outlook toward global economic growth in advance of the G-20 …