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IEU CLIMATE Telegram 1 June 2016

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# CARBON MARKETSCEFIC - New Emissions Trading System draft report recognises but doesn’t address industry challengesEURELECTRIC statement on EU ETS reformEURELECTRIC proposals for amendments to the European Commission’s legislative proposal to revise the EU ETS DirectiveGOV.UK - Research and analysis: Greenhouse gas reporting - Conversion factors 2016# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSACEA: Automobile industry addresses challenges of decarbonisation# POST COP21UNFCCC: Renewables Competitive in Many Countries - REN21 Report - 2015 Record YearCities are in the frontline for cutting carbon emissions, new IEA report findsIRENA: Cities, Corporations ‘Key’ to Global Energy TransitionEntretien de Mme Ségolène Royal, Présidente de la COP 21 avec le Président de la Commission européenne# CLIMATE FINANCEInvesting for a greener future: EU Green Week looks at how to finance transition to a circular, low-carbon economy# GERMAN CLIMATE ACTIONBundesverband Erneuerbare Energie: Beschlossene Eckpunkte zum Ausbau vo…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 1 June 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEESC: Devising concrete actions to implement the European Energy DialogueENTSO-E opens ‘regional tour’ with Baltics. Central and South Eastern Europe to follow.DG Energy - Update on upcoming eventsMeeting of the European Electricity Regulatory Forum, FlorenceEU Sustainable Energy Week 2016Energy infrastructure forumThe Eastern Partnership Platform on Energy SecurityEuropean Nuclear Energy Forum (ENEF) Plenary MeetingMadrid ForumEuropean Nuclear Safeguards training seminarEuropacable 2016 General Assembly# EUSEWVideo invitation to EUSEW 2016 by Dominique RistoriDG Energy: The world's first CO2 neutral breweryEU-funded Market4RES project launches public consultation on electricity market design# RENEWABLESGWEC - A Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy: New Installations, Policy Targets, Investment and Jobs# ENERGY REGULATIONACER: Over 28 million data records received in a month – REMIT data reporting progressing well# LNGEP Draft opinion - EU strategy for liquefied…

IEU EURO Telegram 1 June 2016

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# BANKING UNIONSpeech  Sabine Lautenschläger: European banking supervision – much achieved, but still much to doFinanceWatch: Flaws in regime for dealing with failing banks put EU economy at risk, say Sir Paul Tucker and Avinash D. Persaud# CAPITAL MARKETSAssociation of German Banks welcomes plans for possible stock exchange merger# ECBECB: Report on the results of the Survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises in the Euro Area – October 2015 to March 2016# ESASJoint Committee of ESAS launches Website # ESMAESMA publishes updated Q&A on CFDs and other speculative productsESMA Library document - Summary of conclusions BoS meeting 23/03/2016ESMA Library document - Signed MoU for Australia# BISLatest publications by the BIS# IOSCOIOSCO and IFRS® Foundation to strengthen cooperation in the development and implementation of IFRS Standards# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMiSSIONCOMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 1 June 2016

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# JUNCKER COMMISSIONEU Commission College focusses on InvestEU, EU standards, Glyphosate and PolandInvestment Plan for Europe: European Fund for Strategic Investments to be extended following successful first yearInvestment Plan for Europe: One year of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) – Frequently Asked Questions
What is in the Communication Taking stock of the Investment Plan and next steps?The European Fund for Strategic InvestmentsThe European Investment Project Portal (EIPP)European Investment Advisory HubCombining EFSI support and other EU fundsInvestment PlatformsSustainable/green projectsAn EFSI-type model for non-EU countriesSingle Market Strategy and removing barriers to investmentNon-EU countries' participation
Statement Reul (EVÜ/CDU) zu EU-Kommission und Europäischer Fonds für Strategische Investitionen ("EFSI") Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU): EFSI-Gleichung geht nicht auf!Die Grünen zur Halbzeitbilanz Juncker-Investitionsplan: Für den nötigen Erfolg…

IEU TRADE Telegram 1 June 2016

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# TISAEP asks that TiSA talks open up new markets for EU firms, but protect EU consumers and public servicesEnsure reciprocity, consumer protection, business enablers and SMEs ("blue lines")Protect EU public services, labour rights, citizens’ data and the right to regulate ("red lines")Protecting personal data of EU citizensSafeguards for EU travellersMore transparency and future "multilateralisation"What's TiSA ?Digital Europe: TiSA Ministerial_Global Industry Statement on Digital Trade# CETAEuG-Beschluss zu Bürgerinitiative "Stop TTIP" (hier betreffend CETA)EU Trade Commissioner Malmström to steer trade negotiations at OECD Ministerial ConferenceEuropean Business Summit: CETA – The best agreement ever doneBusinesseurope: CETA is more important now than it was 7 years ago, Beyrer says at EBS# TTIPTTIP for the business communityInvestment Protection in TTIP - Panel debate # CHINADG TRADE: New trade defence investigation initiated R646# AFRIC…

IEU DIGITAL 1 June 2016

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# DATA PROTECTIONEU Parliament Q&A: new EU rules on data protection put the citizen back in the driving seatWhat does the "data protection package" consist of?What will the rules in the new data protection regulation entail?What are the benefits for businesses?How will the new rules be enforced?What will the new directive on data exchanges in the law enforcement sector mean?Facts and figuresWho are the key MEPs dealing with this reform?EP Procedure file: Personal data protection: processing and free movement of data (General Data Protection Regulation)Bericht vom Privacy Barcamp - EU-Abgeordneter  Jan Philipp Albrecht (Die Grünen)# PNREU Passenger Name Record (PNR) proposal: an overviewWhat are PNR data?What is the PNR situation in the EU today?How would the proposed PNR system work?What happened in Parliament on EU PNR from 2011 to early 2015?What were the changes put forward in the revised draft report presented in February 2015?How many amendments have been tabled in …

IEU LEGAL Telegram 1 June 2016

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# POLANDEU Commission adopts Rule of Law Opinion on the situation in PolandOpening Remarks of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans - Press Conference on Rule of Law in PolandViviane Reding MdEP zur Verabschiedung einer Stellungnahme zur Lage der Rechtsstaatlichkeit in PolenS&D President Pittella: Polish government must finally take concerns over rule of law seriouslyUp to PM Szydlo to propose a compromise”, ALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt# TAXATIONEP Report - Rules against tax avoidance practices that directly affect the functioning of the internal market - A8-0189/2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsOECD: Brazil, Jamaica and Uruguay expand their capacity to fight international tax avoidance and evasionOECD releases discussion draft on the multilateral instrument to implement the tax-treaty related BEPS measures# MERGERSMergers: Commission clears acquisition of OSM Aviation by Norwegian and Shiphold# JURI COMMITTEEEP JURI Opinion - Workers representation on the superviso…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 31 May 2016

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# DSMEuropean Commission and IT Companies announce Code of Conduct on illegal online hate speechEU Commission: Answer - Tackling hate speech arising from homophobia and transphobia in Europe: the need for EU-level legal protection - E-001713/2016Our commitment to fighting illegal hate speech online - Google Europe BlogEDRi and Access Now withdraw from the EU Commission IT Forum discussionsEP ITRE: Digital Revolution - Committee on Industry, Research and EnergyDeutscher Bundestag: 18/8604 (PDF) Bericht Technikfolgenabschätzung (TA) Neue elektronische Medien und Suchtverhalten# TSMETNO: Leading Telecom CEOs meet with the European Commission# CYBERSECURITYEU Commission: Answer - Cybersecurity in financial sector - E-001738/2016SWP: Due Diligence in Cyberspace - Guidelines for International and European Cyber Policy and Cybersecurity PolicyBDI-Präsident Grillo: Mittelstand braucht zeitgemäße Politik für bessere Datensicherheit# DATA PROTECTIONEU Commissioners Avramopoulos and Jourová to p…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 31 May 2016

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# JUNCKER COMMISSIONEP: Text adopted - Preparation of the Commission Work Programme 2016 - P8_TA(2015)0323 - Final edition (published 31/5/2016) EU Commission Announcements on the Juncker Plan: EC Midday press briefing of 31/05/2016EVP: Halbzeitüberprüfung EFSI - "Juncker-Plan"# SINGLE MARKETDG GROW: Background document - Public consultation on Internal Market for Goods – Enforcement and ComplianceEP IMCO: Presentations : 2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection  # SMEEurope supports social finance deal in Poland with €8 million# INNOVATIONVice-President Šefčovič and Commissioner Moedas in USA to participate in a global initiative to accelerate clean energy revolutionThe European Commission at the BIO International Convention, San FransiscoEESC: Driving Innovation and Industry in EuropeInnovation is a key factor to boost investment in Europe, but it is not enough - S&DBusinesseurope: Innovation should be systematically streamlined into policy and r…

IEU TRADE Telegram 31 May 2016

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# TTIPEU Commissioners Avramopoulos and Jourová to participate in the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting  EU Commission: Answer - Clarification concerning quality label rules and TTIP - P-002810/2016Businesseurope: Trade is under fire when it aims at delivering moreREMINDER: BCTT IPR Working Group - This ThursdayA European and Transatlantic Response to Current Challenges Facing Belgium: From Security to CompetitivenessÖsterreich: Bundesrat gegen vorläufige Anwendung von CETA und TTIP# CHINAEP Draft report - Agreement between the EU and China relating to the modification of concessions in the schedule of the Republic of Croatia in the course of its accession to the EU - PE 583.950v01-00 - Committee on International TradeEU Commission Answer - Incompatibility of EU anti-dumping measures against Chinese steel fasteners with WTO rules - E-000764/2016 # ACPEU Commission to deepen political dialogue and announce support programmes during visit to Pacific# BRAZILEU Parliament…

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