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.
Dec 2017 brought sweeping tax changes with a US Tax Reform Act. June 2018 the Supreme Court made a landmark decision on sales tax applicability. Lori Adam, CPA explains the sales tax change, along with the myriad of rules and regulations to consider with US expansion and operations. This high level look will cover cash, rules, regulations, operations and assembling the team / framework to be strategic and compliant in the Land of Opportunity (or Landmines). Clint Bateman, CPA will address Tax Reform changes for individuals and business, including the new GILTI tax that applies to American Expats who own more than 50% of a foreign (non-US) corporation. Read more
Today, BritishAmerican Business (BAB) released its 'Principles for a New Chapter in the UK-US Economic Relationship'. This paper serves as a precursor to BAB's submission on the UK Department for International Trade's consultation on trade negotiations with the United States on behalf of our wider membership and network. It lays out the key principles for our engagement around the consultation and the work of the UK-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Working Group over the coming months. Read more
The Chancellor has announced two far reaching changes to the rules on Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) on share sales which will severely restrict the availability of the relief, if enacted. 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