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EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# INDUSTRYEU Commission: 1st High Level Conference on the future of Energy Intensive IndustriesEU Commission: Answer - State aid for the car industry in Europe - P-013407/2015EU Parliamentary Evening of the State of Hessen: "Standardization and Industry 4.0"# SINGLE MARKETEP Hearing: Non-tariff barriers to Trade in the Internal Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# EMPLOYMENTEU Commission: Answer - Skills mismatches and insufficient labour mobility - E-013518/2015# SMEBundeswirtschaftsministerium: Neue Förderung der Gründungs- und Mittelstandsberatung# EU REGISTERS# EURLEXCELEX:32015R2424: Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 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 Commission Regulation (EC) No 2869/95 on the fees payable to the Of…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# CYBER SECURITYENISA at the Cyber Law Research Centre conference on cybersecurityWebsite Authentication – opportunities and challenges for the marketHacking Health Camp# DATA PROTECTIONEDPS issues Guidelines on the use of eCommunications and Mobile DevicesA New Year, a new chapter, article by EDPS director Giovanni Buttarelli published in New Europe Our World in 2016# SAFE HARBOURSafe Harbour ruling  - Answer given by Ms Jourová on behalf of the Commission# E-GOVERNMENTeGovernment in H2020: Digital, open and collaborative governmentCloudOpting - Fostering the European marketplace for digital governments# EU OPEN DATAMinutes of the 21st Meeting of the Public Sector Information Group and of the 7th meeting of the Working Group on the pan-EU Open Data portal,# 5G5G network technology: Putting Europe at the leading edge -European Parliamentary Research ServiceChinaEU at the IDATE Digital Executive Club: "China-EU Digital Alliance. 5G and beyond"# COPYRIGHTU.S. Copyright Royalty…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# UKRAINEStatement from the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on legal proceedings around December 2015 Eurobond# ECBECB: 2015/49 Recommendation of the ECB of 17 December 2015 on dividend distribution policies# FISCAL UNIONCEPS: Advisory European Fiscal Board and Network of National Fiscal Councils: Friends or foes?# ESMAESMA assesses regulators’ compliance with market maker exemption under Short-Selling RegulationESMA: Errata PRIIPs Consultation Paper# EIOPAEIOPA publishes online survey in preparation of the Call for Advice from the European Commission under the Insurance Distribution Directive# STAFF CHANGESEBF European Banking Federation : Giovanni Sabatini appointed as Chairman of EBF Executive Committee# INDICATORSEUROSTAT: Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.2%# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION extending the EU guarantee to certain financing and investment operations in accordance with Article 24(2) of Regulation (EU) 2015/1017 of the European Parliame…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# S3P ENERGYEuropean Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy – Answer given by Mr Arias Cañete on behalf of the Commission# ENERGY STATE AIDEU Commission: 1st High Level Conference on the future of Energy Intensive IndustriesState aid: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into UK public support for Drax power plantUK Open consultation: Energy from waste: changing the energy efficiency formula (‘R1’ Formula)# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Community Secretariat transfers complaint against Nord Stream 2 project to European Commission# RENEWABLESEU Commission: EU Energy Stories: second generation biofuels ready for roll-outEU Commission: International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE2016) - 3-6 February 2016, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt (via Research & Innovation)REN21 Webinar: 2015 GSR and Transport# ENERGY UNIONEC Midday press briefing of 05/01/2016: ENERGY - Vice-President Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ visit to Cyprus: Q&A# NUCLEAR ENERGYUPDATE1: World Nuclear Industry Status as of 1 January…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 5 January 2016

Représentation UE à Paris: Accord de Paris pour le climat #COP21 : les résultats# GERMAN CLIMATE ACTIONBundesumweltministerium fördert Klimaschutz-Projekte für Energieaustausch in Gewerbegebieten# SUBSEA CCSNorway initiates feasibility study on subsea CO2 storage# INDUSTRIAL EMISSIONSUK Policy paper: Industrial emissions: list of limited lifetime combustion plants in the UK# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTMotion for a resolution on pollution as a cause of death - B8-2015-1381 – MEP Aldo Patriciello__


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EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# DUTCH EU PRESIDENCYDutch MEPs share their hopes and fears for the EU Council presidencyEP Exchange of views with Minister Lodewijk Asscher - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# PROCUREMENTEU Commission further simplifies public procurement across the EU# STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into UK public support for Drax power plant# COMPETITION ENFORCEMENTEU Commission Survey updated: Empowering the national competition authorities to be more effective enforcers# POSTING OF WORKERSCabotage and Posting of Workers Directive - Answer given by Ms Bulc on behalf of the Commission# PARENTAL LEAVEDraft report - Report on the application of Council Directive 2010/18/EU of 8 March 2010 implementing the revised Framework Agreement on parental leave concluded by BUSINESSEUROPE, UEAPME, CEEP and ETUC and repealing Directive 96/34/EC - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# GENDER EQUALITYEU Presidency Trio signs declaration on gender equality# CJEUPublic…

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# EU BUDGETEP Thinktank Briefing - Participatory budgeting: An innovative approach# RTDCombatting Environmental Crime: Priorities and Opportunities for further EU Action - 17-18 February 2016, Brussels (via Research & Innovation)U-Turn on Addictions: Biological and social sciences to reframe drug policy - 17-18 February 2016, Barcelona (via Research & Innovation)Research Headlines - How wine contributed to the creation of modern Europe (via Research & Innovation)RFCS Workshop on EU funded steel projects - 2 February 2016, Brussels (via Research & Innovation)Success Stories - Cutting the health cost of processed foods (via Research & Innovation)# HORIZON 2020Researchers solve mysteries around penguin navigation2016 International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational SciencesWhat’s at the centre of the earth?A researcher’s best friend?# EUREKA¡Vamos España! – EUREKA News 102 (via EUREKA)# DIGITAL AGENDAeGovernment in H2020: Digital, open and collaborative …

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 5 January 2016

# TRADE AGREEMENTSState of EU negotiations on trade agreements - Answer given by Ms Malmström on behalf of the Commission# DUAL USEEU Commission: Dual use - Entry into force of 2015 EU control list# RUSSIAEEAS East Stratcomm: Disinformation Review: Week Nine# CUBAS&D delegation led by Gianni Pittella in Cuba to strengthen links with the country# CHINAUK Foreign Secretary in China to develop foreign policy cooperation# UNCITRALInterim Meeting of Legal Working Group of the Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group on Cross-Border Paperless Trade Facilitation# WTOScholarly publication illustrates evolution of WIPO-WTO cooperation over 20 years# EU REGISTERS# EURLEXCELEX:32015R2454: Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2454 of 23 December 2015 implementing Article 17(1) and (3) of Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African RepublicCELEX:32015D2459: Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/2459 of 23 December 2015 im…