AMERICAN TURKISH COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE EVENT
American Turkish Council (ATC) visited Istanbul, Turkey on 20 Feb 2018 and BTS & Partners hosted a roundtable event to welcome ATC CEO Howard Beasey and the leading US investors in Turkey.
The core focus of the meeting was the recent regulatory developments and their impact on foreign direct investment. During the meeting, 3 important issues were discussed in particular: international data flow, taxation and privacy. The participants talked about the importance to remove the barriers in the international data flow and ways to achieve better data processes at EU level. Setting up processes and localization were among the topics that were discussed in detail.All participants agree that US & Turkey have strong business relations and there should be more tools and ways to optimise the flows and processes.
ATC is a leading independent business organization, exists to help member companies achieve their bilateral business and investment objectives and to facilitate stronger U.S.-Turkey relations. Our diverse membership includes Fortune 500s, multinationals, and US & Turkey-based small and medium-sized enterprises from multiple sectors. Equipped with decades of experience, expertise, and an influential network, the ATC provides its member community with opportunities, services, and programs designed to resolve business challenges and strengthen linkages between the two countries. For more information on ATC, please visit - http://the-atc.org/wp/about/