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USCIB Joins World Enterprise Effort on EUCS With out Sovereignty Necessities


May 25, 2023

WASHINGTON, Might 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The USA Council for Worldwide Enterprise (USCIB) has joined forces with companies primarily based within the European Union, the UK and Japan to problem a press release urging swift and well timed adoption of the “EU Cybersecurity Certification Scheme for Cloud Providers (EUCS)” with out sovereignty necessities. This effort was organized by AMCHAM EU.

Moreover, CCIA, a USCIB member, additionally issued an identical assertion co-signed by the U.S. enterprise neighborhood, together with USCIB, and shared with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Commerce Consultant Katherine Tai and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, prematurely of the EU-U.S. Commerce and Know-how Council (TTC) assembly happening in Sweden this weekend.

USCIB acknowledges its members’ acute issues that the EUCS unfairly undermines U.S. competitiveness in Europe.

In accordance with USCIB, such restrictive sovereignty restrictions don’t add worth to cybersecurity of cloud companies within the EU. For properly over a 12 months, many European and worldwide associations, trade actors and Member States have continued to publicly categorical their issues with the shortage of progress and the continuing examination of restrictive sovereignty necessities within the EUCS. As well as, a number of Member States have proposed various choices to finish the stalemate, equivalent to a European analysis mechanism primarily based on trustworthiness for non-EU cloud suppliers. Dialogue on these proposals might supply a sturdy various that will meet the specified excessive degree of cybersecurity necessities, whereas protecting the market open to all cloud suppliers.

The CCIA letter states that the enterprise teams have referred to as for eradicating discriminatory possession necessities that will stop American cloud service suppliers from bidding on public sector and significant infrastructure cloud contracts throughout Europe.

Different trade issues in regards to the EUCS embody its restricted transparency and lack of stakeholder engagement, conflicting views of Member States and authorized confusion and uncertainty attributable to the interaction with different EU laws.

Click on right here to learn the AMCHAM EU letter.
Click on right here to learn the CCIA letter to U.S. Authorities.


USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable growth, and company accountability, supported by worldwide engagement and regulatory coherence. Its members embody U.S.-based international firms {and professional} companies companies from each sector of our financial system, with operations in each area of the world. Because the U.S. affiliate of the Worldwide Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Worldwide Group of Employers (IOE) and Enterprise at OECD (BIAC), USCIB gives enterprise views to coverage makers and regulatory authorities worldwide and works to facilitate worldwide commerce and funding. Extra at www.uscib.org.

SOURCE United States Council for Worldwide Enterprise

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