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IEU ENERGY Telegram - 27 April 2016

# ENERGY UNIONEU Council: St 8168 2016 Init EU-US Energy Council preparations (Washington, 4 May 2016)CEER: Outcome of the EU-US energy regulators' roundtable focuses on the new energy systemEU Energy Union Summer School # ENERGY SECURITYNatural Gas Europe: Choice of Export Route is for Russia to Make: Gazprom AdviserNatural Gas Europe: Statoil Q1 Earnings Down on PricesNatural Gas Europe: Total LNG Sales Down 6%, Despite Start-Up# ENERGY TRADEEEX Group achieve Record Results in 2015Energy trading software merger faces in-depth investigation – UK Competition and Markets Authority# HEATING & COOLINGEuropean Energy Network: “Heat Roadmap Europe” project kick-off meetingDraft report - EU Strategy on Heating and Cooling - PE 582.058v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# NUCLEAR ENERGYEP President: Opening of the Plenary: Remarks on Chernobyl nuclear disasterGC "Rosatom": ROSATOM representatives took part at Platts European Power SummitGC "Rosatom"…

IEU LEGAL Telegram - 27 April 2016

# BREXITOECD study finds Britons will be paying a heavy “Brexit tax” for many years if UK leaves EU# EU INFRINGEMENT PACKAGEThursday 28 April: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package# STATE AIDDG Competition Call: State aid assessment of impaired assets: valuation and resolution mechanisms# TAX TRANSPARENCYTax Rulings, anti-tax avoidance, disclosure, aid recovery and tax planning: workshop# MERGERSMergers: Commission clears acquisition of Baxalta by Shire# CJEUThe General Court dismisses the action for damages brought by Italian fishermen following the Commission’s early ban on bluefin tuna fishing in 2008Kurzer Hintergrund zum EuG-Urteil Österreichische Post / Kommission# MIGRATION FRAMEWORKRegulation 604/2013 (Dublin Regulation) and asylum procedures in Europe - European Parliamentary Research ServiceEU Commissioner Avramopoulos in Catania for the opening of the EU Regional Task ForceSafe countries of origin: MEPs request assessment by EASO before finalising list - C…

IEU EURO Telegram - 27 April 2016

# GREECETusk rejects Tsipras's summit request but Dijsselbloem says Eurogroup may be held soon - ekathimerini.comPittella: "We can't let 'hawks' blackmail Greece. We need an extraordinary Euro Summit to prevent new euro crisis"EU-Abgeordneter Sven Giegold (Die Grünen): IWF und Bundesregierung müssen Verhandlungsblockade mit Griechenland lösenEU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE.): Eurogruppe: Die Griechenlandfarce   Bernd Kölmel, stellvertretender Vorsitzender ALFA und Europaabgeordneter: "Und täglich grüßt das Murmeltier" – Griechenland muss durch Schuldenschnitt und Euro-Austritt wirtschaftlich auf die Beine geholfen werden# ECBEP question to the ECB - Whistleblower allegations in relation to AIB - PE 582.057v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsLatest Working Papers of the ECBWorking paper no. 1899: Monetary policy according to HANKWorking paper no. 1898: Credit risk spillover between financials and sovereigns in the euro area du…

IEU TRADE Telegram - 27 April 2016

# TTIPEU Commission publishes report on state of play of TTIP negotiationsTTIP - the State of Play - Blog post by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia MalmströmThe Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – State of Play, 27 April 2016 - State of play of the negotiationsNégociations commerciales : focus sur le Partenariat transatlantique de commerce et d’investissement (TTIP) – France - Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement internationalCEER: Outcome of the EU-US energy regulators' roundtable focuses on the new energy systemInvitation: “Trade 4 All” – The Consumer’s PerspectiveSWP:  »TTIP right« geht vor »TTIP light« - US-Industrie fordert ein umfassendes Handelsabkommen mit der EU# TISAReport of the 17th TiSA negotiation round 10 – 15 April 2016# TSIASecond edition of Handbook for Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (TSIA)# THE ARCTICEU Commission has adopted a new integrated EU policy for the ArcticEU COmmission Memo: Q&A on the Integrated EU policy …

IEU INNOVATION Telegram - 27 April 2016

# INDUSTRYDigitally-enabled manufacturing: the factory of the future at a glance# CIRCULAR ECONOMYEESC: 6th Round-table on Strategic Implementation Plan of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw MaterialsEESC calls for more ambition and comprehensive targets to be set for the Circular Economy# EMPLOYMENTS&D: Next Left Economic Circle - Towards a European Unemployment Insurance Scheme# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONDécision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'une proposition de décret, notifié par la Finlande sous le n°2016/045/FIN dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535CORRIGENDUM to Commission Delegated Decision of 13 January 2016 amending Annex V to Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the evidence of formal qualifications and the titles of training courses (C(2016)1 final)Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de loi, notifié par l'Italie sou…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram - 27 April 2016

# POST COP21UN launches partnership initiative to promote South-South cooperation on climate changePolicy Mix for an updated Climate Adaptation Action PlanS'engager dans l'économie circulaire et sobre en carbone - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer# THE ARCTICAdoption of a new integrated EU policy for the ArcticAn integrated EU policy for the Arctic adopted  - The EU JRC has been involved in various strands of research on Arctic-related topics# CLIMATE FINANCEEU Parliament: Draft opinion - Cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - PE 578.845v01-00 - Committee on Development# CARBON MARKETSUK Government should accept recommendation on fifth carbon budget - Energy and Climate Change Committee reports Government should accept climate change adviceCarbon Pulse: EC transport chief cautions on EU going alone on aviation emissionsCarbon Pulse: EU Market: EUAs hit €7 to build on substantial gainsCarbon Pulse: Airlines will be CDM’s li…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram - 27 April 2016

# DSMA Digital Single Market: EU Council Discussion paper for the High Level Group for Competitiveness and GrowthContracts for supply of digital content to consumers - EU Legislation in Progress - European Parliamentary Research ServiceDigitaleurope on digital contracts: will new rules deliver trust online?Make the digital single market inclusive! - GREENS-EFA# DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT2016 Work programme adopted for "Measures concerning the digital content, and audiovisual and other media industries''# DATA PROTECTIONGDPR requires DPOs: EU institutions leading by exampleKeyno­te zum 17. Da­ten­schutz­kon­gress - Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Bundesminister des InnernCCIA Applauds House Passage of U.S. Email Privacy Act# INDUSTRY 4.0Digitally-enabled manufacturing: the factory of the future at a glance# COPYRIGHTEuropean Audiovisual Observatory: Exceptions to copyright in Russia and the “fair use” doctrine - Free new report on copyright rules in two different legal systemsBundesjus…

IEU FUNDING Telegram - 27 April 2016

# ESIFRomania: ESI-funded ring-road for Suceava benefits both local and international motorists# JRCAn integrated EU policy for the Arctic adopted  - The EU JRC has been involved in various strands of research on Arctic-related topics# DG RESEARCHSuccess Stories - Innovative localisation system to save lives at sea Events - Cultures & Citizenship Workshop - 8 April 2016, BrusselsResearch Headlines - Training airline pilots to recover control from a stall# HORIZON 2020Horizon 2020: European Commission commits €1m to help stamp out death during childbirthHorizon 2020: The European Green Vehicles Initiative presents impact assessment and success stories of Green Cars InitiativeResearch Participant Portal: H2020-JTI-IMI2-2016-09-two-stageResearch Participant Portal:  Horizon Prize - Birth Day# COSTIntroduction to the COST Framework - Brașov, Romania# INEA€5 million in Horizon Prizes to help create clean enginesSave the date - CEF Telecom call 2 Virtual Info Day - 3 June# EASMESME Inst…