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EU LEGAL Telegram - 17 March 2016

# MIGRATION FRAMEWORKSpeech at the European Council by Martin Schulz, President of the European ParliamentMogherini: Civil society key to EU global foreign and security strategy - Avramopoulos welcomes EESC report on migration crisisSpinelli Group's Open letter to the European Council: What a true European Government would do!Crise migratoire : Il faut un accord global - PrésidentFrançois HollandePES leaders: EU-Turkey deal must comply with EU and International lawSchengen: committee debate in current situation and steps aheadEU-Türkei-Gipfel: Ja zu Europa, nein zum Ende des individuellen Asylrechts – MdEP Lochbihler (Die Grünen/EFA)Saarländische EU-Bevollmächtigte Kuhn-Theis: Schengen-Raum braucht interregionale Zusammenarbeit der Sicherheitskräfte# ANTITRUSTAntitrust: EU Commission publishes Report on functioning of Insurance Block Exemption Regulation# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of KraussMaffei by ChemChina# TAXATIONStructured finance products and advisory…

EU TRADE Telegram - 17 March 2016

# CHINASpeech by EU Trade Commissioner Malmström: Trade Defence and China - Taking a Careful DecisionMdEP Jo Leinen (S&D/SPD): Chinas 13. Fünf-Jahres-Plan beschlossen - Weltweiter Wettlauf um grüne Technologien eröffnet# UKRAINEEuropean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's remarks at the joint press point with European Council President Donald Tusk, and Petro Poroshenko, President of UkraineRemarks by EU Council President Donald Tusk after his meeting with President of Ukraine Petro PoroshenkoMartin Schulz on meeting with Ukraine President Petro PoroshenkoUkraine and Germany will create Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Kyiv# TURKEYUpdated: EU - Turkey trade and investment relations: workshop# TTIPEU Commission: Answer - Food defence and TTIP - E-015532/2015EU Commission: Answer - TTIP - Ensuring large corporations pay their fair share of corporation tax - E-015595/2015Expanding Open Data Access through the U.S. Commerce Data Usability Project# RUSSIARussian Government…

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 17 March 2016

# DSMCommissioner Oettinger in Rome, Italy, to discuss Digital Single Market initiatives# PRIVACYEU-US “Privacy Shield”: MEPs to examine new deal on transatlantic data transfersEuroparlTV Video - 'Privacy Shield: Safe Harbour with teeny tiny changes' - Max SchremsEDPS speech about EU-US Privacy Shield in the EPEDPS: Case Law Overview 2015 as of 16 March 2016Annual Privacy Forum 2016: Final call for papers - ENISATransatlantic coalition of civil society groups: Privacy Shield is not enough, must return to negotiating tables - La Quadrature du NetEU Safe Harbor and Privacy Shield: Timelines, Deadlines and Red Lines - Cloud Security Alliance Blog# CYBERSECURITYInside Dark Web Agenda ReleasedBSI: D-A-CH Security 2016# OPEN DATAExpanding Open Data Access through the U.S. Commerce Data Usability Project22 Opportunities in Web Archiving! A Harvard Library Report# INTERNET GOVERNANCEUpdates to the Observatory Tool GIPO# COPYRIGHTLegal protection for WiFi providers a significant step f…

EU EURO Telegram - 17 March 2016

# EMUEESC encourages European Commission to go further in deepening EMU without delay# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONESMA MAINTAINS MARKET RISK INDICATOR AT HIGHEST LEVEL# INSURANCESAntitrust: EU Commission publishes Report on functioning of Insurance Block Exemption Regulation# BANKING UNIONStructured finance products and advisory services from banks: committee debateEU Commission: Answer - Reduction in banking fees - E-015324/2015EU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Dombrovskis - Finger weg von der Rente!Deutsche Bank Research: European banks: The truth is in the numbers – progress in 2015# ECBLatest opinions and decisions of the ECBCON/2016/15 Opinion on a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to tradingECB/2016/5 Decision of the ECB of 16 March 2016 on the eligibility of marketable debt instruments issued or fully guaranteed by the Republic of CyprusCON/2016/13 Op…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 17 March 2016

# COMPETITIVENESSEuropean Council conclusions on EMU, jobs, growth and competitiveness, 17 March 2016# INDUSTRYEmmanuel MACRON et Matthias FEKL saluent l’action de la Commission européenne face à la crise de l’acier et appellent à une mobilisation plus forteWirtschaftsstaatssekretär Beckmeyer: Austausch mit Norwegen bei Energie und Industrie 4.0 stärken# CIRCULAR ECONOMYNew Regulation to boost the use of organic and waste-based fertilisersCircular economy: New EU Regulation to boost the use of organic and waste-based fertilisersWorkshop on the Sustainable Circular Economy: New opportunities for raw materials, chemicals and water?# INNOVATIONIn-Depth Analysis - The European Research Area: Evolving concept, implementation challenges - EP THINKTANKBriefing - Research in the European Treaties - EP THINKTANKU.S. Energy Department Announces $3 Million for Industry Access to High Performance Computing# SMEFirst EU social finance deal in Europe, to support €33m for social enterprises in Franc…

EU FUNDING Telegram - 17 March 2016

# MFFMFF revision - prospects for the EU budget: public hearing# TEN-T330 kilometres of new express roads in Poland to overcome bottlenecks in trans-European infrastructure# EMERGENCY SUPPORTECA: EU migration spending in neighbourhood countries “struggling to demonstrate effectiveness”# DG RESEARCHSuccess Stories - Resistance movement: the battle to beat the antibiotic-proof superbugResearch Headlines - What will climate change mean for Europe?# ERABriefing - Research in the European Treaties - EP THINKTANK# HORIZON 2020Horizon 2020: Human Brain Project: Platform Release EventHorizon 2020: Debate on the Seal of Excellence# DIGITAL AGENDASupport services for the management and utilization of monitoring and assessment of the EIP-MAFEIP tool# EUREKAPartnership for market-driven OCT innovation: OCTA Innovation and EUREKA NetworkEUREKA Network Projects  - upcoming calls# LIFELIFE announces the Best Projects of 2015# EASIFirst EU social finance deal in Europe, to support €33m for social ent…

EU ENERGY Telegram - 17 March 2016

# ENERGY PRICE TRANSPARENCYProposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on European statistics on natural gas and electricity prices and repealing Directive 2008/92/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning a Community procedure to improve the transparency of gas and electricity prices charged to industrial end-users - Examination of the Presidency compromise text# GERMAN ENERGY TRANSITIONBerlin Energy Transition DialogueGermany's Energiewende under the Spotlight - Natural Gas EuropeAußenminister Steinmeier und Wirtschaftsminister Gabriel eröffnen zweiten Berlin Energy Transition DialogueBETD 2016: Energiewende eröffnet neue Perspektiven für internationale Kooperationen - dena-Chef Kuhlmann unterstreicht Bedeutung der angewandten Energiewende# ENERGY SECURITYINOGATE20 conference on energy cooperation with Eastern and Central Asian countriesSpeech by Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič at the High-level Conference "EU energy cooperation w…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - 17 March 2016

# POST COP21European Council conclusions on climate and energy, 17 March 2016EU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE): Gipfel in Brüssel: Ambitioniertere Ziele für CO2-Reduktion und Erneuerbare Energien!EESC hearing in April: The impact of the conclusions of COP21 on European transport policyState of Palestine Joins UNFCCC - Climate Change Convention Now Totals 197 PartiesGastbeitrag des Staatssekretärs Rainer Baake zur Energiewende in der Wochenzeitung DIE ZEITWWF: As Global Temperatures Reach Record High, Climate Action Breaks Records of its Own# ETSEU Commission: Answer - ETS and energy efficiency - E-014302/2015German energy bourse EEX to launch China carbon offset futures contract - Carbon PulseThe Climate Group: Energy transition key to delivering China’s climate targets# EU CLIMATE CALLSHorizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020: Stakeholder consultation on Societal Challenge "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials"# GERMAN CLIMATE ACTIONUBA-…