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EU DIGITAL Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# SAFE HARBOREU Commission and United States agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows: EU-US Privacy ShieldSpeaking points by European Commission Vice-President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market, at the press conference on the new framework for transatlantic data flows: the EU-US Privacy ShieldSpeaking points by Justice Commissioner Jourová at the press conference on the new framework for transatlantic data flows: the EU-US Privacy ShieldStatement From U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on EU-U.S. Privacy Shield# SAFE HARBOR - MEP REACTIONSEU-US privacy shield: EPP Group supports agreementEU-Abgeordnete und ehemalige Vizepräsidentin der EU-Kommission Viviane Reding (EVP): Von Safe Harbour zum EU-US privacy shield: notwenig aber unzureichendLabour MEPs: Key questions remain over EU-US Safe Harbour data transfer agreementS&D-Vizepräsident Weidenholzer (SPÖ) fordert rechtlich bindende Nachfolge für Safe Harbour: „Datenschutz hat auch in den USA zu gelten…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# ETSEU Commission to hear experts on technical aspects of proposed free allocation and carbon leakage rulesEU Commission: ETS Revision for phase 4 (2021-2030)# CAR EMISSIONSS&P: Tighter Scrutiny On Auto Emissions Could Increase Capex And Limit Credit Quality For Europe's Carmakers, Report SaysECR: Car emissions testing must be brought into 21st centuryACEA: Automobile industry reiterates call for urgent clarity on Real Driving EmissionsT&E: Letter to MEPs call on support objection to emissions test in plenary tomorrowT&E: Europe’s largest car club wants CO2 capped at 75g per km in 2025T&E: Gap between official and real-world CO2 up to 45%, says EEAT&E: Renault recalls 15,000 vehicles while Opel Zafira emissions drop after software updateLa France : Information CO2 des prestations de transport - Rapport sur la mise en œuvre - Ministère du Développement durable# POST COP21EURELECTRIC Conference: Access to Electricity for All: The role of the European power secto…

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# ENERGY SECURITYEurelectric: Interview with Alexander Novak Minister of Energy of the Russian FederationEU Russian “Position Paper on EU-Russia Energy Relations” - Constructive Reset and ContinuityAt a Glance - Russia's domestic energy policy - EP THINKTANK# ENERGY UNIONEU Commission: Answer - Market design - E-014301/2015EU Commission: Answer - Energy storage - E-014303/2015EURELECTRIC Annual Activity Report 2015# RENEWABLESEWEA: Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacityElectricity generation from renewable sources expected to grow 9% this year – U.S. EIA# ENERGY REGULATIONJoin us to define what the Connection Network Codes Implementation Guidance documents are to contain - ENTSO-EENTSO-E: Kick-off for MIGRATE: International project investigates requirements for Europe's future electricity gridMore reform efforts needed to meet commitments under the Berlin Process - Energy Community# OIL & GASThe Energy Charter Treaty and energy producing state…

EU LEGAL Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# UK SETTLEMENTPresident of the EU Council: Proposal for a new settlement for the UK within the European UnionLetter by President Donald Tusk to the Members of the European Council on his proposal for a new settlement for the United Kingdom within the European UnionDraft Decision of the Heads of State or Government, meeting within the European Council, concerning a New Settlement for the United Kingdom within the European UnionSummary of British PM speech on EU relationsEP: Study United Kingdom's Renegotiation of its Constitutional Relationship with the EU: Agenda, Priorities and Risks# UK SETTLEMENT - REACTIONSToday's UK Parliament debate: UK’s Relationship with the EUUK referendum set to dominate pre-summit debate on WednesdayMEP Kamall (ECR/Conservatives): Tusk’s proposals show progress is being made on the four ‘baskets’EPP: EU-UK relations: positive steps but still some need for discussionPittella and Willmott: 'Now the real challenge begins - to keep the UK in the EU…

EU EURO Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# FINANCIAL SERVICESEU Commission – DG FISMA: Public hearing on the Green paper on retail financial services# ECBEP Thinktank Study (republished – 1st version 2012): The Role Of the ECB In Financial Assistance: Some Early ObservationsECB: Interview Yves Mersch: Interview with Wall Street JournalECB: Article: Recent developments in the composition and cost of bank funding in the euro area (Economic Bulletin 1/2016)ECB CON/2016/5 Opinion on the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firmsDeutsche Kreditwirtschaft: EZB-Kreditregister AnaCredit – Mehrwert für Finanzstabilität des Euroraums nach wie vor fraglich# ESMAESMA updates registers under MiFID and Short Selling RegulationESMA issues opinions on UK pension schemes to be exempt from central clearing under EMIRESMA updates on supervisory work on closet indexingESMA publishes consolidated UCITS Q&A# BISBIS: Ignazio Visco: The stability of the Italian banking system Speech by Mr Ignazio Visco, Governor of the …

EU TRADE Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# TISAUpdated - TiSA: MEPs vote on recommendations for services agreementU.S. Statement on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) Ministers Meeting in Davos - US Mission Geneva# EU - US RELATIONSEU Commission and United States agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows: EU-US Privacy ShieldEC press conference, StrasbourgEU-US data protection negotiations (ex-Safe Harbour)Statement From U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldU.S. Department of Commerce: EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldBusinesseurope: Of utmost importance - EU-US agreed on new basis for data flowsTrans-Atlantic Business Council on the EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldFacebook chat: discuss TTIP and other trade negotiations with Bernd LangeMeeting documents - Delegation for relations with the United StatesFACT SHEET: The FY2017 European Reassurance Initiative Budget RequestNATO Secretary General welcomes US announcement to strengthen military presence in Europe# MOROCCOTrade Policy Review: Morocco - World Tra…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLANInvestment Plan for Europe: second agreement for SMEs in Bulgaria# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission: Monitoring of the implementation of principles of good practice in vertical relationship in the food supply chain# PROCUREMENTCELEX:52016PC0034: Amended proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the access of third-country goods and services to the Union’s internal market in public procurement and procedures supporting negotiations on access of Union goods and services to the public procurement markets of third countries# INNOVATIONEU Commission seeks views on research partnership in the Mediterranean# INDUSTRY 4.0BDI-Konferenz zum Rechtsrahmen der Industrie 4.0# INDICATORSEUROSTAT: Industrial producer prices down by 0.8% in both euro area and EU28EUROSTAT: Euro area unemployment rate at 10.4%# EU REGISTERS# EU ROADMAPSEU Commission Roadmap and Impact Assessment: Possible amendments of Annexes to REACH for registration of nanomaterials - ENV…

EU FUNDING Telegram - published 2 February 2016

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# EFSIInvestment Plan for Europe: second agreement for SMEs in Bulgaria# BUDGETEU Parliament on JU discharge: success stories and difficultiesHighlights - Delegation of Committee on Budgets to travel to Turkey - Committee on Budgets# ESIFStudy - Services of General Interest in the Funding Period 2014-2020 - EP THINKTANKMotion for a resolution on the role of local and regional authorities in the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) - B8-2016-0171EESC invited to express its opinion on the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP)# HORIZON 2020Horizon 2020: European Manufacturing Cluster Expert WorkshopHorizon 2020: Killer bug could deliver medicines# ERCERC supports OAPEN library for open access books# DG RTDEU Commission seeks views on research partnership in the MediterraneanResearch Headlines - A natural, long-lasting solution to preserving Europe's cultural treasuresSuccess Stories - Grow your own food - in space (via Research & Innovation)Research Headlines - A …

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