Showing posts from November 7, 2015

EU TRADE AND TTIP Telegram - published 6 November 2015

# TTIPEU Commission Video: EC press conference Cecilia MALMSTRÖM - Publication of the EU proposal on sustainable development in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and the first detailed report on the latest negotiating roundEU to pursue the most ambitious sustainable development, labour and environment provisions in TTIPTTIP – what's in it for labour, environment and sustainable development? - Blog post by Cecilia MalmströmBlog: Values-based trade – MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE/D66)TTIP transparency: Commission publishes detailed report on 11th round of talks
DG Trade: EU textual proposal trade and sustainable development - Section I – Trade and Sustainable Development - Overarching principles DG Trade: EU proposal to include an article on Anti-Microbial Resistance within the SPS Chapter of TTIPDG Trade: TEXTUAL PROPOSAL FOR AN SME COMMITTEE IN THE SME CHAPTER in TTIPEU-Vertretung: Hand…

EURO AND EMU Telegram - published 6 November 2015

# ECOFIN COUNCIL - BUDGETAgenda highlights of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council – 13 November 2015# EUROPEAN SEMESTEREP Thinktank Study - Economic policy coordination in the euro area under the European SemesterEP Thinktank In-Depth Analysis I - Economic policy coordination in the euro area under the European SemesterEP Thinktank In-Depth Analysis II - Economic policy coordination in the euro area under the European SemesterEP Thinktank In-Depth Analysis III - Economic policy coordination in the euro area under the European SemesterVoteWatch Europe: EU's macroeconomic policy: no clear way forward, as political families disagree# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONPublic consultation on the review of the European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA) and European Social Entrepreneursh...# EMUEurobarometer: Strengthening support for the euro  EPP: Dialogue with Mario Draghi# BANKING UNIONSpeech Yves Mersch: View of a Central Banker on the Future of BankingMdB Antje Tillmann, Alexander Radwan (C…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 6 November 2015

# JHA COUNCILJustice and Home Affairs Council on 9 November 2015 - Agenda highlightsSt 13738 2015 Init Draft Council conclusions on measures to handle the refugee and migration crisis # REFUGEE CRISISEU Commission - State of Play: Measures to Address the Refugee Crisis# VATOECD delivers international standard for collection of VAT on cross-border sales# TAX TRANSPARENCYHighlights - Meeting with multinational corporations (MNCs) - Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or EffectThe Greens on EU tax rules - Leaked documents show Netherlands and Luxembourg systematically blocked EU tax reforms# STANDARD HARMONIZATIONUNECE: Standards provide boost to public policy processSt 13511 2015 Init Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 on the Community trade mark and Commission Regulation (EC) No 2868/95 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 40/94 on the Community trade mark, and repealing Commis…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 6 November 2015

# ENERGY UNIONVice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič on Energy Union Tour to MaltaEditorial by Dominique Ristori - The latest DG Energy newsletter is online!Romania's crossroads - Blog post by Maroš ŠefčovičEU Commission: Answer - Effective regional energy policy cooperation in south east Europe - E-012295/2015  EU Commission: Answer - Electricity interconnection target - E-012185/2015# MARKET DESIGNUK’s response to European Commission Consultation on Energy Market DesignUK DECC Promotional material: Investing in the UK’s heat infrastructure: Heat networks# CAPACITY MARKETSEURELECTRIC contribution to RTE’s public consultation regarding the participation of interconnections and / or foreign capacities in the French capacity market# ENERGY REGULATIONACER publishes its latest monitoring report on the Inter-Transmission System Operator Compensation mechanism”Joint DSO Associations Letter to ENTSO-E on TSO-DSO platformENTSOG Winter Supply Outlook 2015/16 concludes that the Euro…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 6 November 2015

# COP21Climate action: Ministers meet in Paris for last informal discussions ahead of UN climate summitLa Pré-COP21 se tiendra du 8 au 10 novembre à Paris - Ministère du Développement durable  Climat - Réunion ministérielle informelle de préparation de la COP21Les opinions publiques face au défi climatique : un tour du monde à la veille de la COP21Campagne de communication COP 21 - France-Diplomatie  UNFCCC: Biggest Wave Yet of New Climate Actions by Cities, Regions, Business- 2,245 Fresh Commitments Entered in NAZCA PortalUNEP Emissions Gap Report Urges Increased Ambition for 2°C Goal - INDCs Signal Unprecedented Momentum for Climate Agreement in ParisVP/HR - Doha amendment to the Kyoto Protocol - Answer given by Vice-President Mogherini on behalf of the CommissionChair’s statement and Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting in LuxembourgWWF: Immediate Climate Action is the Key to Reducing the Climate Emi…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 6 November 2015

# SAFE HARBOREU Commission Video: Press Conference on Transatlantic data transfersCommission issues guidance on transatlantic data transfers and urges the swift establishment of a new framework following the ruling in the Schrems caseEU Commission Q&A: Guidance on transatlantic data transfers following the Schrems rulingEPP: Safe Harbour: New agreement with US sorely neededMdB Thomas Jarzombek (CDU/CSU): Transatlantische Datenströme sind wichtig für Digitalwirtschaft - Zügig Einigung über neuen Safe Harbor Mechanismus erreichenStellungnahme Hogan Lovells-Datenschutzexperte TIM WYBITUL zu EU-KommissionCCIA: European Commission Issues Guidance On Transatlantic Data Flows, Wants Quick Agreement On New “Bulletproof” Safe Harbor# TSMEP Thinktank: Briefing - The EU rules on network neutrality: key provisions, remaining concernsThe single telecoms market - E-011608/2015 - Answer given by Mr Oettinger on behalf of the Commission# TELECOMS REGULATIONUK Ofcom opens Investigation into BT’s u…