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EU ENERGY Telegram - 15 April 2016

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# ELECTRICITY MARKET DESIGNMessages from the Presidency on electricity market design and regional cooperationEU Commission: Answer - The importance of a regional approach in the development of the European electricity markets - E-001399/2016# ENERGY UNIONSolarPower Europe reply to Energy Union Planning and Reporting Consultation # ENERGY STORAGESolarPower Europe, EHPA and Eurobat: Joint Policy Paper on Solar and StorageEU automotive and battery industries welcome expert recognition of importance lead batteries# ENERGY SECURITYNorwegian Government: White Paper on Norway's energy policy: Power for ChangeBriefing - New rules on security of gas supply - EP THINKTANKThe Energy Collective: Can Nord Stream 2 Be Stopped?Europe's Gas Crisis is 'Crazy' Given Emission Concerns - Eni's Descalzi - Natural Gas Europe# ENERGY REGULATIONUpdate on ENTSO-E Annual Conference 2016ENTSO-E- Upcoming eventsENTSO-E: Order the 2015 edition of our mapsLetter of the Secretary General in &quo…

EU LEGAL Telegram - 15 April 2016

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# JHA COUNCILAgenda of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 21 April 2016# TAX TRANSPARENCYAnti-Tax Avoidance - scrutiny, democratic control: meeting with national parliamentsTransparency International: EU Big Five 'Tax Crackdown' sells public shortBriefing - Understanding the OECD tax plan to address 'base erosion and profit shifting' – BEPS - EP THINKTANKWhite House Blog: Here's What President Obama Has Done to Make the Tax Code Fairer# TRADE SECRETSTrade Secrets: who voted what - Corporate Europe Observatory# UK REFERENDUMUK Government Notice: Companies and the EU referendum periodCER: Europe after Brexit - unleashed or undone?# MIGRATION FRAMEWORKBriefing - Regulation 604/2013 (Dublin Regulation) and asylum procedures in Europe: Implementation Appraisal - EP THINKTANK# CONSUMER PROTECTIONSpeech of EU Commissioner Jourova at Annual BEUC Conference# EUROJUSTEurojust: Prostitution ring dismantled# FRADirectors of FRA and OSCE’s ODIHR meet to discuss co-operatio…

EU EURO Telegram - 15 April 2016

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# IMF SPRING MEETINGLatest from the European Commission’s participation at the IMF/World Bank Spring meetings in Washington, including the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetingsCommuniqué by the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors MeetingIMF Survey : Emerging Markets Gloom May Be Overdone, Panel SaysIMF Policy Paper: Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMFSpeech  Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement# EMUEU Auditors: audit report on the Excessive Deficit Procedure# BANKING UNIONMoody's: Bank rescue fund in Italy will be credit positive for weaker banks, but no systemic fixFahrenschon (DSGV): „Angemessene Regulierung dringend erforderlich“# INSURANCESCommission amendment to Solvency II Delegated Act, concerning infrastructure investments, European Long-Term Investment Funds, the equity transitional measure, and Multilateral Trading Platforms, is published in the Of…

EU TRADE Telegram - 15 April 2016

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# FACAgenda of the Foreign Affairs Council, 18-19 April 2016# TTIPReadout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude JunckerTABC Welcomes Final Adoption of General Data Protection RegulationFreihandelsabkommen: Kann Europa aus den Fehlern mit NAFTA lernen? - Diskussion mit Aktivistinnen aus Kanada und USA am Montag, 18. April# CUSTOMS CODENew Union Customs Code will apply from 1st May 2016# TRADE DEFENCETrade Defence Statistics covering the full year 2015# UKRAINEReadout of Vice President Biden’s Call with President Petro Poroshenko of UkraineCommuniqué Elysée - UKRAINE# CENTRAL ASIANagorno-Karabakh conflict: impact on the stability in the South Caucasus - Subcommittee on Security and Defence# RESTRICTIVE MEASURESDeclaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against BelarusDeclaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countri…

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 15 April 2016

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# DATA PROTECTIONOne giant leap for digital rights – Blog post by EDPS Giovanni ButtarelliACEA: Automakers welcome new EU data protection rulesTABC Welcomes Final Adoption of General Data Protection RegulationHogan Lovells: EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung beendet Flickenteppich beim Schutz personenbezogener Daten# IOTDigital Agenda for Europe Blog: What about the future of Wearables?DIGITALEUROPE Views on Internet of ThingsACEA Strategy Paper on Connectivity# E-COMMERCEDigital contract rights - European Economic and Social CommitteeProposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content - Comments from delegationsEDiMA feedback on proposed directive on contract rules digital contentDigitaleurope:  “Digital Contracts - will new rules deliver trust online?”Digitaleurope’s comments – Directive on certain aspects concerning contracts for the online and other distance sales of goodsDigitaleurope's c…

EU AGENDA Telegram - 16 April 2016

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# EU COMMISSION Upcoming events of the EU CommissionTuesday 19 April: Commission presents measures to digitise European industryThursday 28 April: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package26-27 May: The EU at the G7 summit in JapanEU Commission Calendar 18 -24 April 2016Monday 18 April 2016Tuesday 19 April 2016Wednesday 20 April 2016Thursday 21 April 2016Friday 22 April 2016Saturday 23 April 2016Sunday 24 April 2016Outlook April 2016Outlook May 2016Outlook June 2016Outlook May 2016Outlook June  2016# EU PARLIAMENT The Week Ahead: 18 - 24 April 2016Turkey visa liberalisationMissing migrant childrenForeign fightersGun controlCar emissionsEnergy price transparencyPlant healthPresident's agendaPress briefingEU Parliament schedule by dayMonday 18 April 2016Tuesday 19 April 2016Wednesday 20 April 2016Thursday 21 April 2016Friday 22 April 2016Calendar of plenary sessions in 2016# EU COUNCILMain topics and media events 18 April - 1 Mai 2016Foreign Affairs Council (including …

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 15 April 2016

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# INNOVATIONBundeswirtschaftsministeriuim: Innovation durch Forschung# INDUSTRYPublic consultation on the evaluation on public procurement in defence and security# EMPLOYMENTNew Skills Agenda: joint committee debate with Commissioners# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONDécision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par la Finlande sous le n°2016/033/FIN dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par la Hongrie sous le n°2016/034/HU dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par l'Allemagne sous le n°2016/027/D dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par la Finlande sous le n°2016/026/FIN …

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