News & Events
The American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce notes the announcement of the Icelandic Government that capital controls have been lifted with effect on Tuesday. The Government of Iceland today announces that capital controls on the country's individuals, firms, and pension funds have been lifted with effect on Tuesday. The removal of the capital controls, which stabilised the currency and economy during the country's unprecedented financial crash, represents the completion of Iceland's return to international financial markets.
Yesterday morning the American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce and Business Iceland had the pleasure of having Gudmundur Hafsteinsson, Director of Product Development at Google Assistant, as speaker at a breakfast meeting at Harpa Conference Center. Gudmundur talked about the innovation environment in Silicon Valley and compared it with Iceland. He also talked about technological advancements in the field of voice control and artificial intelligence.
AMIS members are invited to meet the Costco Team Thursday 9 February at 09:00-10:30 at Hilton Nordica Vox Club. This meeting is for members only.
The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States takes place today. The American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce (AMSI) invites members to a breakfast meeting 26 January where the strategy, policies and The President´s staff will be discussed.
This past Wednesday the American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland and LOGOS held a post presidential election meeting. Friðjón Friðjónsson, Managing Director of KOM, and Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir, adjunct at the University of Iceland, discussed the somewhat unexpected victory of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. The meeting was moderated by Sigríður Á. Andersen, a member of Parliament.