Showing posts from January 18, 2016

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# CHINAMEP Question for oral answer to the EU Commission: Commercial relationship between the EU and China and market economy statusQuestion: Implications for EU industry of granting MES to China? - Answer given by Ms Malmström on behalf of the CommissionStatement by the EEAS Spokesperson on the arrest and detention of EU citizen Peter Dahlin in China# TISAQuestion: TiSA agreement and right of States to regulate financial markets? - Answer given by Ms Malmström on behalf of the Commission# GLOBAL SECURITYNato: Global security challenges on the agenda at DavosU.S. Secretary Kerry: Remarks at the World Economic Forum# TTIPEU Commission: Answer - Transparency in the context of the TTIP negotiations - E-014341/2015EU Parliament: Motion for a resolution on the links between oil multinationals and the European Commission in the context of transatlantic negotiations - B8-2016-0036  - MEPs Sophie Montel, Florian Philippot, Dominique BildeAt a Glance - USA: State of the Union 2016 - EP THINKTA…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# CAR EMISSIONSEP hearing: Real driving emissions testsCar pollution scandal - EU Parliament inquiry committee takes shape - The Greens | European Free Alliance# POST COP21Secretary-General's remarks at World Economic Forum Plenary Session: "The New Climate and Development Imperative"Diplomatie économique - Climat - Participation de Laurent Fabius au Forum économique mondial de DavosUNFCCC – NAMA: Report on Good Practices in Climate Change Mitigation Action releasedThe White House Office of the Press Secretary - FACT SHEET: The Administration Announces Historic Commitments to Build Climate Resilient CommunitiesThe Climate Group: Companies need science-based targets because “there is no business case in a wrecked planet”El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency# SETISXPrize Foundation seeks new uses for CO2Decarbonisation of power sector will cost Europe more without CCSCCUS success requires policy support and financing pro…

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# ERCEuropean Commission awards €20 million in top-up grants for most promising innovation projectsFrom frontier research to innovation ERC funds 135 Proof of Concept grants# H2020 CALLSH2020 Open Innovation Related CallsH2020: Graphene Flagship project launches second Expression of InterestWhat’s the future of the welfare state?H2020: FCH2 JU call for proposals 2016# RTDSuccess Stories - Conserving biodiversity together for a sustainable futureResearch Headlines - Real-life problems realistically solved# LIFENew publication: LIFE and new partnerships for nature conservationSummary of LIFE presentations: How to use €3.46 billion# EUREKAWebinar: Research & Partner Opportunities offered by Enterprise Europe & Enterprise Canada Networks (via EUREKA)# DIGITALE AGENDAEU Commission: New projects supporting the Creative IndustriesNew Europeana Collections site brings people closer to culture# ESIFDraft report - Implementation of the thematic objective "enhancing the competitiven…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# ENERGY UNION@StollmeyerEU: 2nd leak: draft EU Energy Union regulation on Security of Gas Supply# ENERGY MERGERMergers: Commission clears acquisition of TEN by Engie and REC# ENERGY PRICESEP In-Depth Analysis: Recent Trends in Energy Prices - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyUK DECC: What the Government is doing to keep your energy bill downAktuelle Strompreisanalyse des BDEW: Steuern und Abgaben erreichen neues Rekordhoch# ENERGY EFFICIENCYResponse to EU Public Consultation on the Energy Efficiency Directive - The Coalition for Energy Savings# ENERGY REGULATIONACER calls on EU associations involved in the Electricity sector to express their interest to participate in the Grid Connection European Stakeholder CommitteeENTSO-E Stakeholder Survey until February 5ENTSOG publishes the CAM NC related ‘Auction Calendar’ for 2016/17Energy Community: Three Contracting Parties complete energy consumption surveys# OIL & GASIEA - big IdEAs High-Level Speakers Series - Claudio Descal…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# NEW SECURITY AGENDADutch EU Presidency: The JHA Council: two days, ten subjectsProgramme informal meeting of ministers of Justice and Home Affairs Publicatie | 22-01-2016Counter terrorism - Paper informal meeting ministers of Justice and Home affairs Publication | 22-01-2016Cybercrime - Paper informal meeting ministers of Justice and Home Affairs Publication | 22-01-2016EFSA - Paper informal meeting ministers of Justice and Home Affairs - Publication | 22-01-2016European border - Paper informal meeting ministers of Justice and Home Affairs - Publication | 22-01-2016Intelligence services surveillance and fundamental rights: EP committee debateUnited States Begins Implementation of Changes to the VIsa Waiver Program# TAXATIONSigning ceremony on Wednesday 27 January 2016 to mark major milestone towards implementation of OECD/G20 BEPS ProjectStudy - Bringing transparency, coordination and convergence to corporate tax policies in the European Union: II - Evaluation of the European Added…

EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# SINGLE MARKETRevised draft EU Council Conclusions on the Single Market StrategySingle Market Governance within the European Semester: EP committee voteEPP on Single Market Strategy to boost the growth engine# THE JUNCKER PLANMeeting documentation - MEPs discussed implementation of 'Juncker Plan' with Commissioner Katainen - Committee on Budgets# INNOVATIONEU Commissioner Bieńkowska celebrates winners of Social Innovation Competition# SMEDraft report - Implementation of the thematic objective "enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs" (Article 9(3)) of the Common Provisions Regulation - PE 575.286v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development# CIRCULAR ECONOMYDutch EU Presidency: Identifying opportunities and obstacles in relation to the circular economy in Europe# EMPLOYMENTNew EU Commission Consultation: Public online consultation on the Your First EURES job (YFEJ) mobility scheme and options for future EU measures on youth intra-EU labour mobility – DG Employment and So…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# CYBERCRIMECybercrime – Dutch EU Presidency Discussion Paper for the informal meeting ministers of Justice and Home AffairsBerliner OSZE‑Konferenz zur Cybersicherheit soll die mit der Nutzung der Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien verbundenen Konfliktrisiken vermindern2015 Breaches Show That Current Cybersecurity Measures Aren’t Enough - Cloud Security Alliance Blog# SURVEILLANCEIntelligence services surveillance and fundamental rights: EP committee debate# IOTInternet of Things for a data-centric food chain – Digital Agenda for Europe Blog# DSMThe EU and the digital economy - What Think Tanks are thinking - European Parliamentary Research ServiceBriefing - Digital Single Market - Key Studies - EP THINKTANKMEPs Pittella & Bullmann (S&D): "Yes to the digital revolution - but only if all can join in!"# DATA PROTECTIONTrans-Atlantic data flows: in search of a long-term solution (CPDP) – MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE/D66)# TSMETNO update: Telecoms Framework Revie…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 22 January 2016

# ECBMario Draghi at the World Economic Forum: We have the instruments for growthOther decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECBECB: Press release Euro banknote counterfeiting declines slightly in second half of 2015ECB: Press release Results of the Q1 2016 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters (SPF)Latest ECB Opinions and GuidelinesCON/2016/3 Opinion on the deposit guarantee schemeECB/2015/34 Guideline (EU) 2016/64 of the ECB of 18 November 2015 amending Guideline (EU) 2015/510 on the implementation of the Eurosystem monetary policy framework (General Documentation Guideline)ECB/2015/40 Guideline (EU) 2016/66 of the ECB of 26 November 2015 amending Guideline ECB/2013/24 on the statistical reporting requirements of the ECB in the field of quarterly financial accountsCON/2016/2 Opinion on supervision of activities of cash handlers and imposition of administrative measures and penalties# EMUECA Briefing: "Financial assistance provided to countries in difficulti…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# ENERGY UNION@StollmeyerEU: draft EU #EnergyUnion EU Commission Communication on Heating & CoolingDG Energy: Study on energy efficiency and energy saving potential in industry and on possible policy mechanismsDG Energy: Options for future European Electricity System OperationMake consumers active participants in the energy market and ensure transparent energy pricing, urges the EESC# ENERGY INFRASTRUCTUREStudy - Adriatic and Ionian Region: Socio-Economic Analysis and Assessment of Transport and Energy Links - EP THINKTANKEnergy Community Secretariat announces first call for selection of priority projects in line with trans-European energy infrastructure Regulation# ENERGY REGULATIONUpdated: ACER call for Board of Appeal membersA busy year ahead – CEER’s 2016 Work ProgrammeENTSOG: Capacity Allocation (CAM) - Auction Calendar 2016/2017 for Capacity Allocation Mechanism Network CodeUK Policy paper: Draft Legislation on Energy# RENEWABLESDG Energy: Heating cities with waste heat cuts…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# COMPANY REPORTINGDG Fisma publishes the summary of responses to the Public consultation on further corporate tax transparency and company reporting# ECBMario Draghi: Introductory statement to the ECB press conferenceECB Press Conference - Q&AECB press release Monetary policy decisionsVideo: Press conference following the Governing Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt# EMUALDE on Greece: European Parliament puts Greek government and the Troika under democratic scrutinyEU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): Demokratische Kontrolle bei Umsetzung von Hilfsprogramm für Griechenland# BISLatest publications by the Bank for International SettlementsBIS: 21Jan/International central bank committees release reports on fixed income marketsBIS: 21Jan/Fixed income market liquidityBIS: 21Jan/Electronic trading in fixed income marketsBIS: 21Jan/International banking statistics at end-September 2015# IOSCOEmerging market regulators reinforce commitment to strengthen resilience while ensuring fai…


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