Showing posts from November 27, 2015

EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# ANNUAL GROWTH SURVEYEU Commission: Annual Growth Survey 2016 - Strengthening the recovery and fostering convergenceVideo: Commission due to present 2016 European Semester package- EC press conference Vice-President Valdis DOMBROVSKIS and Commissioners Pierre MOSCOVICI and Marianne THYSSENPress remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis on the 2016 Annual Growth SurveyCommissioner Moscovici's opening remarks at the press conference launching the 2016 European SemesterSpeaking points by Employment, Social Affairs and Labour Mobility Commissioner Marianne Thyssen at the press conference to launch the 2016 European SemesterEU Commission: The start of the 2016 European Semester: The November European Semester package explainedEU Commission: The EU's economic governance explained# GROWTH - REACTIONSEP on Annual Growth Survey and the Alert Mechanism Report: economic dialogue2016 Annual Growth Survey provides right focus for a renewed reform effort# INDUSTRYKongress der Europäischen Föde…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# TELECOM REGULATIONHave your say on measures related to the end of roaming charges in the EUEU Commission: Public consultation on the review of national wholesale roaming markets, fair use policy and the sustainability mechanism referred to in the Roaming Regulation 531/2012 as amended by Regulation 2015/2120EU Commission: Infographic: Roaming when travelling in the EUBEREC is ready to assist with the implementation of the new TSM rulesCoP 6th plenary meeting - New date confirmed!German Court Decision: Google’s GMail is a Telecommunication Service – Telefónica Public Policy BlogCourt of Justice of the European Union: Verein für Konsumenteninformation v A1 Telekom Austria AG# SPECTRUMEBU Broadcasters applaud WRC-15 decision securing future of free-to-air broadcasting# INTERNET GOVERNANCEDemo of the beta version of the GIPO toolUN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on World Summit on Information Society (WSIS+10) Review# DSMTowards a Digital Single Market Act: joint committee debate (…

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# TRADE COUNCILCommissioner Malmström to discuss current trade topics with Member States’ ministersJean Asselborn présidera le Conseil «Affaires étrangères» - Commerce de l’UE à Bruxelles# EXPORTS CONTROLEU Commission DG Trade: EU Export Control policy review - Report on the public on line consultation# SECURITYSpeech of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini: The EU Internal-External Security Nexus: Terrorism as an example of the necessary link between different dimensions of actionNATO Secretary General calls for modernising the rule-book of European security# IPR ENFORCMENTSummary of the CSD meeting on IPR-GIs – DG Trade Civil Society Dialogue# ENLARGEMENTMigration, Enlargement and DSM on the agenda of the plenary meeting of the LIV COSAC, 29# NEIGHBOURHOODRemarks by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the press conference of the Union for the Mediterranean Conference "Towards a common development agenda for the Mediterranean", BarcelonaAußenministerkonferenz der Union für den Mittelmeerra…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# BANKING UNIONState aid: EU Commission approves amended restructuring plans for Alpha Bank and EurobankUnverbindliche Kurzzusammenfassung zu den Schlussanträgen des Generalanwalts in der Sache Sparkasse Allgäu  # GREECEUN on GREECE: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT TO ASSESS IMPACT OF FINANCIAL CRISIS AND STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT# IORP DIRECTIVEBetter Finance on upcoming ECON vote on IORP II: Key information for EU pension savers to be watered down# SOLVENCY IIScrutiny of delegated acts and implementing measures - Solvency II - 01.12.2015Commission adopts Solvency II equivalence decisions for Bermuda and Japan# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONSpeech by Olivier Guersent, Director General of DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, at the EIOPA ConferenceExchange of views with Jonathan Hill, Commissioner - 30.11.2015Exchange of views with Mark Carney, ESRB - 7.12.2015 – EP Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsEURELECTRIC's letter on classification of Financial Transmission…

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# BUDGETThe European Commission's Vice-President Georgieva welcomes the adoption of EU Budget 2016 by European Parliament and the Council# ECAECA: Presentation of the 2014 annual reports to the EP2014 Commission budget implementation: committee debates with CommissionersStatement EU-Abgeordneter Pieper (EVP/CDU zum EuRH-Jahresbericht 2014Statement des EU-Abgeordneten Zeller (EVP/CDU) zu EuRH-Jahresbericht 2014PM Theurer: Jahresbericht des Europäischen Rechnungshofs zeigt Notwendigkeit eines ergebnisorientierten Haushaltens# ESIFEU Parliament: Text adopted - Towards simplification and performance orientation in cohesion policy for 2014-2020 - P8_TA-PROV(2015)0419 - Thursday, 26 November 2015 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionUpdated: Financial Instruments in Cohesion Policy: workshop# RESEARCH PARTICIPANT PORTALHorizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument 2016-2017# DIGITAL AGENDABrokerage event in the field of "Smart System Integration"# RTDResearch Headlines - Reducing wriggle…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# TAXATIONEU Parliament leaders agree on successor to Special Committee on Tax RulingsEPP on TAXE II: LuxLeaks Committee to continue its workSPD: Kampf gegen staatlich organisierte Steuervermeidung geht in die nächste Runde - Neuer TAXE-Sonderermittlungsausschuss beschlossenDIE LINKE zum EP-Sonderausschuss: Faule Tricks# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves financing of Polish Post's universal service obligation via a compensation fund# COMPETITION POLICYEU Parliament: Opinion - Annual report on EU Competition Policy - PE 567.764v02-00 - Committee on International Trade# TRANSPARENCYEU Parliament: Draft report - Transparency, accountability and integrity in the EU institutions - PE 567.666v01-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs# PNR New context for the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data European Parliamentary Research Service by Ask EP# CJEUCourt of Justice of the European Union: Verein für Konsumenteninformation v A1 Telekom Austria AGState Aid: General Court of t…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# EU ENERGY COUNCILMain results of the EU Energy Council on 26 November 2015Conseil TTE – Les ministres en charge de l’Energie adoptent des conclusions sur la gouvernance de l’Union de l’énergie et s’accordent sur l'étiquetage de l'efficacité énergétique - Présidence 2015Video: Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy) - press conference Luxembourg Presidency and European CommissionEU Council endorses new OECD rules on export credits for coal-fired power plants: # ENERGY UNIONEU Council conclusions on the governance system of the Energy UnionVice-President Maroš Šefčovič on Energy Union Tour to EstoniaBundeswirtschaftsministerium: EU-Energieminister sichern Umsetzung der Energie und Klimaziele und bringen Novelle des Effizienzlabels auf den WegThe Greens on Energy Union: EU Energy ministers give guidance on governance but ignore elephant in the roomEuropaabgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE.): Europäische Energieunion darf keine "Gas-Union" werdenSim…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 26 November 2015

# COP21 - EUGlobal growth in CO2 emissions stagnates - EU Joint Research CentreEuroParlTV: Video - CO2 in motion!Special Eurobarometer 435: Climate changeCOP21: Paris Pledge for ActionLa France: COP 21 - Engagement des entreprises françaises - Déclaration de Laurent Fabius (26.11.15)La France: COP 21 - Japon - Déclaration de Laurent Fabius, ministre des affaires étrangères et du développement international, président de la COP 21 (26.11.15)Bauern ackern für den Klimaschutz – BundesumweltministeriumEIPA: Most Recent Developments in Environmental and Climate Change AreasCAN Europe: All you need to know about COP21# COP21 - GLOBALUpdate on COP21 Leaders Event and High Level SegmentThe NAMA Registry as a Means of Facilitating Mitigation Actions in Developing CountriesUNFCCC: Micronesia Submits its Climate Action Plan Ahead of 2015 Paris AgreementUNFCCC: Bahrain Submits its Climate Action Plan Ahead of 2015 Paris AgreementDeutsche Bank Research: UN-Klimakonferenz von Paris: Zwischen Optimi…