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IEU INNOVATION Telegram 23 June 2016

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# SMEDG Grow: Successful business transfers: Essential for creating opportunities and preserving employment# INNOVATIONNetherlands EU Presidency: ‘Make Europe the innovation hub of the world’Forschungsstandort ist auf einem guten Weg - Bericht über die Bundestagsdebatte zu Forschung und Innovation 2016 am 23. Juni 2016# SINGLE MARKETEP Workshop - Relations between franchisors & franchisees: regulatory framework & current challenge - 12-07-2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection  Panel discussion: "Export of services within the internal market - Eliminating barriers, increasing transparency for companies"# EMPLOYMENTFirst Employment and Social Innovation microfinance deal in Albania to benefit 5,000 micro-enterprises# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONCOMMISSION DECISION on the approval and the signing of a statement by the European Social Partners, the European Commission and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 'A new start for…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 23 June 2016

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# DSMNEW STUDY: What Are the Issues Relating to Digitalisation in Company Law? - Committee on Legal AffairsETNO ThinkDigital blog: Messaging Apps, SMS, Voice or Internet calls? - Telenor releases Digital Frontrunners studyStandards for digital transformation workshop - CENELEC, 29 June 2016, Brussels# EIDASCEF Telecom - A big leap in the eIDAS journey: new trust services for a Digital Single Market# TSMEU Commission Answer - EU telecom markets and limiting the speed of data roaming - E-002933/2016EU Commission: Answer - Limited connectivity between telecom service lines within Member States - a barrier to the telecom single market (TSM) harming consumers - E-002968/2016# SPECTRUMviEUws: Spectrum Policy: 2020 essential goal for Europe's economy# 5GETNO: Kamila Kloc: ThinkDigital Video# GLOBAL COPYRIGHTCCIA Weighs In On Copyright Office’s DMCA Proposal# CLOUDDeutsche Telekom: The cloud makes the IoT possible# CYBER SECURITYCybersecurity with Jakub Boratynski, Head of Unit Trust &…

IEU TRADE Telegram 23 June 2016

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# CHINAEU Council: ST 10594 2016 INIT - JOINT COMMUNICATION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Elements for a new EU strategy on ChinaBUSINESSEUROPE and CCIEE sign memorandum of understanding# JAPANU.S. Government: Japan- Your Next Export Market# TTIPEU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström visits Washington D.C. on 28 June 2016  -- Meets Michael Froman, U.S. Trade RepresentativeAmended proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on additional customs duties on imports of certain products originating in the United States of America (codification)IMF Video: Press Conference for the U.S. Article IV Concluding StatementU.S. Secretary of State: Remarks at the Opening of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit # TRADE DEFENCEEU Commission: Answer - Trade defence instruments - lesser duty - P-004078/2016# RUSSIAEU-Russia interaction: dense but tense - European Union Institute for Security Studies The Eurasian Union: rising or shooting star? - European Unio…

IEU EURO Telegram 23 June 2016

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# PENSIONS FUNDSSpeech by EU Commissioner Jonathan Hill at the Pensions Europe Conference 2016ifo Institut - Diskussion: Altersarmut statt Altersvorsorge: Was läuft falsch, und welche Reformen sind für ein zukunftsfähiges Rentensystem nötig?# FINANCIAL SERVICESRetail financial services - Workshop on the implementation of the PRIIPs framework# GREECEEBRD adopts strategy for Greece# ECBBruegel: The effectiveness of the European Central Bank’s Asset Purchase ProgrammeDeutsche Bank Research: EZB-Kaufprogramm für Unternehmensanleihen - weitere Verzerrungen# EFSF & ESMUpdate des Bundesfinanzministeriums zu Europäischen Finanzhilfen: EFSF und EFSM# EBAEBA appoints Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of its Banking Stakeholder Group# ESMAESMA publishes responses to the Discussion Paper on UCITS share classes# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENT Answer - Recapitalisation of Greek banks - E-015551/2015Answer - Suspicious transactions connected with Russian clients at Deutsche Bank - E-001091/2016Answe…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 23 June 2016

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# NANO & MICROPLASTICSEFSA: Presence of microplastics and nanoplastics in food, with particular focus on seafood# WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVEEU Commission Answer - Directive 2000/60/EC of 22 December 2000 (Water Framework Directive) - Masterplan Ems 2050 - P-003926/2016 # CIRCULAR ECONOMYItalian Senate: Resolution on Circular Economy Package adopted by Environment Standing Committee# EFSALatest publications by EFSARevision of review of the existing MRLs for thiabendazole# CHEMICAL RISKSEU Commission: Answer - Revision of the Directive on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work - E-003847/2016Chemicals risk assessment: evidence-evaluation methods analysed for nine EU regulations - Science for Environment Policy: Latest Alert# ROTTERDAM CONVENTIONProduits chimiques en cours d’examen par le Comité d’étude des POP et le Comité d’étude des produits chimiques - Rotterdam Convention# ECHAPublic Consultations-2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-4…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 23 June 2016

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# CARBON MARKETSDG Climate: EU Commission to modify cross-sectoral correction factor for 2018 to 2020DG Climate: Procurement of second common auction platform for carbon allowance auctions in final stages# COP 21 / 22Uneinig über den richtigen Weg im Klimaschutz - Bericht über die Bundestagsdebatte zum Klimaschutz am 23. Juni 2016Bures: Klimaziele von Paris sind eine Vision für die Zukunft -  Enquete zur Umsetzung des Klimavertrages von Paris im Österreichischen NationalratSwedish Government: Proposals for new goals and measures for climate and air policyCall for Applications for Cleantech Solutions Exhibition - Focus on Africa in MoroccoPIK: Implosion der fossilen Industrien und explosive Entwicklung der Erneuerbaren kann Paris zum Erfolg machen# CLIMATE FINANCEGreen Climate Fund Strengthening Partnerships as GCF Pipeline Grows# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEU Commission: Answer - Volkswagen emissions scandal - E-013600/2015 T&E: Carmakers’ hands tied as EU agrees CO2 targets will be based…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 23 June 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONEU Commission Answer - Electricity markets in the EU: more efforts needed - E-002897/2016EU Commission: Answer - Delivering a New Deal for Energy Consumers (2015/2323(INI)) - E-003467/2016  MEPs call for more ambitious and consumer-focused energy targets beyond 2020EESC Hearing: Rising stars of the Energy Union? Energy Prosumers in EuropeDG Energy: Innovative and sustainable grid projects awarded “Good Practice of the Year”Eurelectric: The power sector goes digital - Next generation data management for energy consumers - LeafletEurelectric: Capacity mechanisms - InfographicCDU/CSU im Bundestag: Stromversorgung langfristig sichern - Stromimportabhängigkeit im Auge behalten# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEP Text adopted - Implementation report on the Energy Efficiency Directive - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0293 - Thursday, 23 June 2016 - Brussels - Provisional editionEPP Group warns against energy price increase for consumersMarkus Pieper (EVP/CDU): Energieeinsparung darf keine Fortschrittsbremse…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 23 June 2016

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# UK REFERENDUMEU Commission: Answer - Assessment of the consequences of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (Brexit) - P-004355/2016  S&D press conference on outcome of #UKRefAfter the British EU vote – what next for European integration? # TAXATIONEU Commission Answer - Role of banks in the Panama Papers scandal - E-002850/2016 EU Commission: Answer - Tackling corporate tax avoidance - E-003491/2016  EU Parliament appoints members to inquiry committee - PANA Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasionPanama Papers: Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) wird Mitglied im UntersuchungsausschussMdEP Theurer (ALDE/FDP) zu Panama Papers-Untersuchungsausschuss: EP nimmt Vorreiterrolle im Kampf gegen Geldwäsche und Steuerflucht ein GUE/NGL group unveils nominations for ‘Panama Papers’ CommitteeEnding EU citizens' bank secrecy in MonacoEP Text adopted - EU-M…

IEU EU FUNDING Telegram 23 June 2016

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# ESIFRelease on the letter of EU Commissioner Corina Crețu  to the Minister of Transport in Romania (Romanian only)# CEFCEF Telecom - A big leap in the eIDAS journey: new trust services for a Digital Single Market# DG CONNECTHuman Brain Project Summit 2016Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology summer school 2016Telemedicine holds out hope for better disease managementeHealth Week 2016: Trust and StandardsResults of the expert consultation workshop on directions for ICT-enabled public sector innovation at European Union level in Horizon 2020# DG ENVNijmegen and Galway win EU Urban Green Awards# EASIFirst Employment and Social Innovation microfinance deal in Albania to benefit 5,000 micro-enterprises# EACEADoes good evidence make good education policy?# EUROPEAIDLatest calls by EuropeAid152475 - European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for Sri Lanka - 2016-2017# BUDGETHearing on budgetary implications of the current refugee and migration…

IEU EU FUNDING Telegram 22 June 2016

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# ESIFEuropean Commission appoints new Director-General for Regional and Urban Policy37th Meeting of the Committee on the Agricultural Funds 22.06.2016# OLAFSeries of indictments in Romania in agricultural fraud case uncovered by OLAF# DG RESEARCHThe 22nd ERIC Committee Meeting - 23 June 2016Success Stories - Surveying the sky in search for new planetsResearch Headlines - Europe's eyes in the sky aid global security# H202012th meeting of the H2020 Programme Committe Transport configuration - 22.06.201616th Meeting of the 'Strategic Configuration' of the PC for the Specific Programme implementing Horizon 2020 - 23 June 20168th meeting of the H2020 Programme Committee Configuration "Research Infrastructures" 23/06/2016_Brussels9th Meeting of the Specific Programme Committee Configuration 'European Research Council, Future and Emerging Technologies, and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions’10th Meeting of Programme Committee Configuration "Europe in a Changing Wo…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 22 June 2016

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# THE JUNCKER COMMISSIONPressestatement von Präsident Jean-Claude Juncker mit dem österreichischen Bundeskanzler Christian Kern# THE JUNCKER PLANInvestment Plan for Europe: EIB support Helsinki’s “second city centre”EIB supports D4/R7 PPP in Slovakia with EUR 426 million of financing – first EIB transaction under EFSI in Slovakia# INNOVATION"The impossible missions are the only ones that succeed" -  Speech by Carlos Moedas# SINGLE MARKET11th meeting of the Committee on Standards# SMEMdEP Pieper und Ferber (EVP/CDU/CSU) zum Zugang von KMU zu Kreditfinanzierung, KMU-Unterstützungsfaktor und Kapitalmarktunion # EMPLOYMENTEP Report - Refugees: Social inclusion and integration into the labour market - A8-0204/2016 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EU REGISTERS# EU PARLIAMENTPublications - Roll call votes : Roll-call votes 21 June 2016 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# EU COUNCILCm 3195 2016 Init HIGH LEVEL WORKING GROUP ON COMPETITIVENESS AND GROWTHCM 3225…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 22 June 2016

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# CEF DIGITALThe EU invests €27 million to boost secure and efficient online services across Europe# OECD DIGITAL SUMMITEU Commission Vice-President Ansip in Mexico to discuss global cooperation in the digital economySpeech by Vice-President Ansip at the Ministerial Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the Digital EconomyWorld must act faster to harness potential of the digital economy, OECD saysU.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Stresses Importance of an Open Internet to Economic Growth, Free Expression in Remarks at the OECD Ministerial Meeting# NIS DIRECTIVEEP Report - High common level of network and information security across the Union - A8-0211/2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# SPECTRUMRadio spectrum: EBU approves of Culture Committee’s proposals on future UHF DecisionMeeting of the 56th Radio Spectrum Committee on 06-07/07/2016# TCAMTelecommunications Conformity Assessment and Market Surveillance …

IEU TRADE Telegram 22 June 2016

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# CHINAThe European Union sets its sights high on ambitions with ChinaEU Commission: FAQ on the Joint Communication: Elements for a new EU strategy on ChinaElements for a new EU strategy on China - Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the CouncilMacroeconomic, financial and monetary impact of developments in China: hearingMdEP Jo LEINEN (S&D/SPD): „China-Strategie der EU überfällig“ - Auswärtiger Dienst stellt Beziehungen zu Peking auf neue Grundlage# DG TRADE - COMITOLOGYMeeting of the Trade Defence Instruments Committee on 6 July 2016Meeting of the Commitee for Investment Agreements on 23.06.201611th EU Neighbourhood Initiative Committee meeting# EP INTA COMMITTEEDraft report - Statistics relating to external trade with non-member countries as regards conferring of delegated and implementing powers upon the Commission for the adoption of certain measures - PE 585.453v01-00 - Committee on International Trade  # TTIPIW Cologne: TTIP - Paradoxical protestIMF 2016 Arti…

IEU EURO Telegram 22 June 2016

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# EMUSpeech by the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, at the Wirtschaftstag in Berlin, 21 June 2016# ECONOMIC INEQUALITIESHearings - Reasons, repercussions and remedies of economic inequalities in the EU - 21-06-2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# FINANCIAL REGULATIONWorkshops - "Mid-Term Revision of the Financial Regulation - 11-07-2016 - Committee on Budgets - Committee on Budgetary Control# DG FISMA - COMITOLOGYAccounting Regulatory Committee (ARC) meeting of 27/06/2016# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONMdEP Pieper und Ferber (EVP/CDU/CSU) zum Zugang von KMU zu Kreditfinanzierung, KMU-Unterstützungsfaktor und Kapitalmarktunion # IOSCOIOSCO Outlines its Priorities Regarding Data Gaps in the Asset Management Industry# ESMASTEVEN MAIJOOR SPEAKS AT ISLA’S 25TH ANNUAL SECURITIES FINANCE AND COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE# ECBECB Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the fourth pos…

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