On September 10, 2015, SIIA ‘s Carl Schonander and CCIA’s Bijan Madhani cohosted and moderated an event with Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) on the Judicial Redress Act of 2015. SIIA strongly supports the Judicial Redress Act and hosted an event earlier this year on the subject with Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and John Conyers (D-MI). These events demonstrate that there is bipartisan support for the bill, and SIIA urges prompt passage.
The narrative on transatlantic digital economy relations is often focused on the differences, rather than the excitement, that many see in the European Union and the United States for the contribution that Internet-enabled commerce, based on free data flows, can make in generating growth and employment. Without downplaying the differences – there are issues both sides must work through – the reality is that what unites us transcends what divides us.