American Chamber

Informative roundtable on the Collective Agreement

Prishtinë, November 24, 2014- The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized an informative meeting with its members and officials from the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare in order to discuss the obligations that stem from the Collective Agreement signed in March which is expected to be enforced in January 2015.

Supporting Young Entrepreneurs

Pristina, November 23rd 2014 – Research and utilization of many opportunities, restless work and resistance in front of consecutive difficulties, are the elements that drive the Kosovar youth towards the accomplishment of their business aspirations. Recognizing the need for intervention in this basic aspect of entrepreneurship, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, as a partner of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014, organized the second roundtable with young entrepreneurs and key individuals of this field in Kosovo, under the theme of “Supporting Young Entrepreneurs”.

Raising the awareness of young enterpreneurs on the importance of arbitration

Prishtina, November 20, 2014 - As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, yesterday, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo hosted its first roundtable, titled "Tools for Alternative Dispute Resolution for Entrepreneurs". The main goal of this event was to raise the awareness of entrepreneurs, especially young ones about the importance of inclusion of arbitration clauses in their contracts and to provide information on the advantages of using arbitration.

Informative session on the conclusion of contracts with US Government

Prishtina, November 20, 2014 - While the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo continues its activities and ongoing events by extending its influence especially in the economic sector, one of the key issues that represent a great interest for local businesses, besides the local partnership, remains the establishment of cooperation on the international level. This was also proved by the great interest from the participants that represent AmCham member companies for the informative session with the Contracting Officers of the US army stationed at Camp Bondsteel, which was organized and held at the AmCham premises. In this informative session, there was a detailed presentation regarding the procedures for a possible cooperation not only with US Government based in Kosovo but also in other countries.

Businesses discuss methodologies for preparing arbitration cases

Prishtina, November 10, 2014 – The advantages of arbitration over courts in resolving economic disputes, the need for wider use of arbitration by businesses, and the importance of well drafted arbitration clauses are factors that businesses need to consider when it comes to strategies for resolving disputes. While the advantages and benefits of the use of arbitration were the main messages that were delivered by the panelists of the workshop that was organized by the American chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, the panelists also advised businesses on specific topics regarding the preparation of cases in arbitration.