Access to the right connections, markets, influence and intelligence is key to business success. High-quality access, on both sides of the Atlantic, is at the heart of the business advantage we offer.
We offer our members in Northern California practical business expansion opportunities by delivering high-caliber networking and marketing opportunities, top-quality business intelligence, regulatory advice, and the opportunity to achieve real business from the personal relationships they develop through their membership.
May 25, 2018 — the day that GDPR, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation, became enforceable — came and went like any other day. That silenced a lot of the doomsday-esque predictions we saw in the business pages leading up to its implementation. But while it’s true that it hasn’t been all fires and plagues since the regulation came into effect, businesses shouldn’t take the quietude to mean that GDPR is like those “speed limit enforced by aircraft” signs: intended to scare people into compliance, but not actually enforced. In practice, any law or regulation is a combination of the written legislation, the interpretation of that text and how it’s enforced. We have no idea how punitive the European Commission’s enforcement will be, nor do we know how it will determine what constitutes adherence to provisions like Article 25, “Data protection by design and by default.” Read more
BritishAmerican Business (BAB) welcomes the joint release by the Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, and the US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, after the fourth session of the UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group, and the second meeting of the US-UK Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) dialogue that took place in London last week. Read more
On Thursday the 12th of July, we co-hosted the European Summer Networking Mixer with our friends from GABA Northern California - German American Business Association and French American Chamber of Commerce San Francisco in the beautiful offices of WilmerHale. Read more
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iPresent is a UK based software company, that opened offices in the Bay Area almost 18 months ago. The company just became a new member with the BABC in San Francisco and is very pleased with the results. In the past 3 months…
VP, Enterprise Sales iPresent
“The BABC has produced tangible benefits for us, including significant customer generation, highly successful client entertainment and increased name visibility -- plus the membership knows how to have a great time!”
Nicholas Unkovic, Esq.
Partner - Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
BABC has done a great job in helping us promote ourselves to the British American community, and we're happy to say now that this month we've signed our first 3 contracts as a direct result of what we've gotten out of the BABC.
Regional Sales Director at Truphone
Executive Director, Michael Page