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IEU ENERGY Telegram 3 August 2016

# ENERGY UNIONEU Commission Answer - Delivering a New Deal for Energy Consumers - E-004756/2016EU Commission Answer - Member States' electricity grids - E-004376/2016Amendments 1 - 63 - EU strategy for liquefied natural gas and gas storage - PE 587.457v01-00 - Committee on International Trade# ENERGY SECURITYEU Commission Answer - Natural gas in Cyprus and threats from Turkey - E-004884/2016# ENERGY POVERTYEU Commission Answer - Energy poverty and taxes on electricity - E-001827/2016EU Commission Answer - Memorandum policies, energy poverty and smog in Greece - E-000827/2016# RENEWABLESEU Commission Answer - Impact of micro-hydroelectric facilities on the environment - E-004420/2016# ITRE COMMITTEEEP ITRE Committee: Draft agenda - Monday, 5 September 2016 - PE 587.532v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# FRENCH ENERGY TRANSITIONLes tarifs de l'électricité en baisse - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer# GERMAN ENERGY TRANSITIONBundesk…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 3 August 2016

# CLIMATE FINANCEEP Amendments 178 - 300 - Cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - PE 585.584v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEP Amendments 301 - 448 - Cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - PE 585.585v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetyEP Amendments 657 - 729 - Cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - PE 585.587v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# COP21/22"The fight against climate change can only be won with a strong citizens' involvement" - European Economic and Social CommitteeBan congratulates Kazakhstan on its signing of the Paris Agreement on climate changeOne Year Later: Climate Action and the Clean Power Plan - U.S. EPA Blog# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEP Official Letters: Questionnaire from EMIS Committee to National Authorities and Replies - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Aut…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 3 August 2016

# CIRCULAR ECONOMYEU Commission Answer - EU action plan for the circular economy - reducing marine litter - E-004525/2016# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORSCefic contributes to Commission proposals on endocrine disruptors# NANOPARTICLESEP Motion for a resolution on the risks associated with nanoparticles - B8-2016-0945# PALM OILEU Commission Answer - EFSA on palm oil - E-005062/2016# ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICEEU Commission Answer - Legal remedies in the event of cross-border hazard from a fuel storage facility - impact on water sources, health and safety - E-004678/2016EU Commission Answer - Environmental crimes: cooperation with Interpol - E-003666/2016EU Commission Answer - Impact of micro-hydroelectric facilities on the environment - E-004420/2016DG Environment Call: Cooperation with national judges in the field of environmental law# POLLUTIONEU Commission Answer - Alarm at pollution of the Mediterranean - E-004235/2016# NOISEEU Commission Answer - Noise-related measures - E-004778/2016# NATURAL RES…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 3 August 2016

# STATE AIDState aid: Commission clears public investment package to complete Berlin Brandenburg airportEU Commission Answer - Supporting the steel industry - P-004468/2016# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears Vodafone/Liberty Global telecoms joint venture, subject to conditions; rejects referral request by Dutch competition authorityMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Ferrari Financial Services AG by Fiat Chrysler Automotive Bank and Ferrari Financial Services S.p.A.Mergers: EU Commission clears Brazilian joint venture by Gerdau and Sumitomo# INFRINGEMENTSEU Commission Answer - Intensity of infringement proceedings launched by the Commission - E-002939/2016# LUXLEAKSDie Grünen zur Berufung gegen LuxLeaks-Urteil: Dreister Angriff auf die Pressefreiheit# SECURITY UNIONEU Commission Answer - Security Union - Common European Intelligence Agency - E-002680/2016EU Commission Answer - Counter-terrorism measures - E-002622/2016# PROFIT SHARING SCHEMESEP Motion fo…

IEU EURO Telegram 3 August 2016

# BANKING UNIONEBA recommends introducing the Leverage Ratio in the EUEBA publishes list of designated Resolution AuthoritiesEU Commission Answer - Increase of guarantees for HSH Nordbank - E-004107/2016Moody's maintains its stable outlook on the Dutch banking systemMoody's changes outlook on Spain's banking system to stable from positive as challenges to profitability emerge# DORMANT ACCOUNTSEU Commission Answer - Dormant bank accounts in Europe - E-004628/2016# MORTGAGESEU Commission Answer - Mortgage Credit Directive (2014/17/EU) and EU citizens residing outside the EU - E-004779/2016# ESMAESMA issues opinion on Danish pension scheme to be exempt from central clearing under EMIRESMA Warning - Unauthorised use of ESMA’s identity and logo# ECBECB Focus: The corporate bond market and the ECB’s corporate sector purchase programme (Economic Bulletin 5/2016)ECB Focus: Recent developments in capital flows to emerging market economies (Economic Bulletin 5/2016)# BISPhilip R Lan…

IEU TRADE Telegram 3 August 2016

# INTA COMMITTEEEP 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 - A8-0240/2016 - Committee on International Trade  # TTIPEU Commission Answer - Latest information on TTIP - E-003752/2016EU Commission Answer - Secrecy of TTIP negotiation documents - E-004623/2016EU Commission Answer - Opening up the public procurement markets in the context of the TTIP negotiations - E-004017/2016# CETAEC Midday press briefing of 03/08/2016 -  TRADE - CETA PRIVACY - Tinder: Q&A# CUBAEU Commission Answer - Trade relations with Cuba - E-004378/2016# NEW ZEALANDST 9778 2016 INIT COUNCIL DECISION on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, and provisional application of the Partnership Agreement on Relations and Cooperation between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and New Zealand, of the other part# TRADE DEFENCEDG Trade: Notice o…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 3 August 2016

# DSMEU Commission Answer - Tackling the future challenges of innovative technologies - E-004272/2016EU Commission Answer - Digitisation of industry - E-003648/2016EU Commission Answer - Geo-blocking - E-002591/2016EU Commission Answer - Consequences of taxing the internet - E-004322/2016EU Commission Answer - Misleading practices in connection with on-line hire-car bookings - E-004384/2016# AUDIOVISUAL SERVICESUK Ofcom: Accessibility of on demand programme services# NET NEUTRALITYIm Netz sind alle gleich - BundesregierungBundeswirtschaftsministerium: Neue Bestimmungen im TKG sichern Netzneutralität# FETEU Commission: Outcome of Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) consultations# CEF TELECOMNEW DATE for 2016-3 CEF Telecom calls virtual Info Day - 22 September# PUBLIC LIBRARIESEP Thinktank Study - Research for CULT Committee: Public Libraries – Their New Role - PE 585.882 - Committee on Culture and Education# MEDIA INDEPENDENCEEU Commission Answer - German Constitutional Court's …

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 3 August 2016

# INNOVATIONEU Commission: Outcome of Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) consultationsEU Commission Answer - Tackling the future challenges of innovative technologies - E-004272/2016EU Commission Answer - Digitisation of industry - E-003648/2016Events - Factories of the Future Conference 2016: Materialising Factories 4.0 - 15-16 September 2016, BrusselsOCTA Innovation – Innovation NetworkOpen Innovation Strategie soll Österreich fit für globalen Wettbewerb machen - Parlament# INDUSTRYEU Commission Answer - Supporting the steel industry - P-004468/2016EU Commission Answer - Steel and SMEs - E-001630/2016UK: MPs debate the fourth industrial revolution# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Answer - Compatibility of new IEEE international trade rules and EU laws - E-001945/2016# THE JUNCKER PLANEP Draft opinion - The implementation of the European Fund for Strategic Investments - PE 585.729v01-00 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEP Thinktank Study - How the EU and Member States Manag…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 2 August 2016

# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Answer - Development of the single European market - E-002447/2016EU Commission Answer - Non-tariff barriers in the single market - E-004244/2016EU Commission Public Consultation on Single Market Information ToolEU Commission Roadmaps: Single Market Information Tool# SMESocial business initiative (SBI) follow-up: cooperation between social economy enterprises and traditional enterprisesBusiness-to-business transactions: a comparative analysis of legal measures vs soft-law instruments for improving payment behaviourEU Commission Answer - Maintaining start-ups in Europe - E-004654/2016EU Commission Answer - Increasing the flow of capital for start-ups - E-004271/2016# INNOVATIONEU Business Innovation Observatory – Sixth trend reportOCTA Innovation: International Innovation Conference in Azores# THE JUNCKER PLANEU Commission Answer - Expanding criteria for allocation of resources from European Fund for Strategic Investment - E-004743/2016Deutsche Bank Researc…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 2 August 2016

# E-PRIVACY DIRECTIVEST 11591 2016 INIT - Opinion 5/2016 Preliminary EDPS Opinion on the review of the ePrivacy Directive (2002/58/EC)# DSMSpeech on Brexit & DigitalSingleMarkt at informal Competition Council (July 2016) by Günther OettingerTime for reflection – but also time to build the Digital Single Market - Blog post by EU Commission VP Andrus AnsipDG Connect: Digitising the Industry - Internet of Things Connecting the Physical, Digital and Virtual WorldsDIGITALEUROPE selected as member of European Commission Stakeholder Group for the Fitness Check of EU Consumer and Marketing Law# TSMUK Ofcom: Review of the General Conditions of Entitlement# AVMS-DAVMS-D REFIT OR REFORM? Audio Visual Media Services In The Digital Era# CONNECTED TVDelivering Connected TV for Everyone – Digital UK’s report is now available - Broadcast Networks EU # SPECTRUMBNE adds to Wider Spectrum Group debate in the European Parliament - Broadcast Networks EU # CYBER SECURITYDeutsche Telekom: Befragung zeig…

IEU EURO Telegram 2 August 2016

# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONEP Report - Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading - A8-0238/2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# BANKING UNIONEP Thinktank Study - Banking Union: Essential Terms and Technical Abbreviations - PE 587.295 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsEU Commission Answer - Directive 94/19/EC on deposit guarantee schemes - E-004685/2016EU Commission Answer - European Deposit Insurance Scheme - E-004429/2016EU-Abgeordnete Lucke und Starbatty (EKR/ALFA): Sicherheit durch Bankenstresstest könnte trügerisch sein - Noch immer hohe Risiken im europäischen Bankensystem# ECBECB Focus: Recent developments in euro area construction activity (Economic Bulletin 5/2016)ECB Article: Increasing resilience and long-term growth: the importance of sound institutions and economic structures for euro area countries and EMU (Economic Bulletin 5/2016)ECB MFI interest rate statistics# INDICATORSJune 2016 compared with May …

IEU TRADE Telegram 2 August 2016

# ISDSNew EU Commission Roadmap: Convention to establish a multilateral court on investment# CUSTOMSReport - Directive of the European parliament and of the Council on the Union legal framework for customs infringements and sanctions - A8-0239/2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Commission Answer - Effective import and export rules and procedures in the context of trade policy - E-004188/2016# TTIPEU Commission Answer - TTIP - P-003987/2016EU Commission Answer - TTIP - E-003961/2016# CETAST 5368 2016 REV 1 Strategic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Canada, of the other part# NEW ZEALANDST 9787 2016 INIT Partnership Agreement on relations and cooperation between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and New Zealand, of the other part# UKRAINECJEU orders on family members of former Ukrainian President Yanukovych publishedCELEX:62014TO0347: Order of the Court of First instance -…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 2 August 2016

# SECURITY UNIONEU Commission President Juncker consults the European Parliament on Sir Julian King as Commissioner for the Security UnionPittella on new UK Commissioner: Focus on security is correct but questions remain over new roleALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt on Jean-Claude Juncker's intention to allocate the Security Union to Sir Julian King (UK)# EU LAWEU Commission Answer - Transposition of EU law - E-004557/2016# TAXATIONEU Commission Answer - David Cameron's connection with the Panama Papers - E-003024/2016EU Commission Answer - European Taxpayer Identification Number - E-004370/2016CM 3659 2016 INIT Working Party on Tax Questions - Indirect Taxation# TRILOGUESEU Council Answer - On enhancing transparency in trilogues between the Commission, the Council and Parliament - E-003268/2016# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission approves acquisition of sole control over Sony/ATV by Sony Corporation of AmericaMergers: EU Commission clears joint acquisition of Pneuhage Partners by Pneuh…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 2 August 2016

# WASTE WATERDG Grow: Czech Republic - Draft Government Regulation amending Government Regulation No 401/2015 on the indicators and values of permissible surface water and wastewater pollution, details of the permit to discharge wastewater into surface water and sewage systems, and sensitive areas# WASTE MANAGEMENTEU Commission Answer - Reported delay in adopting and implementing the 2016-2021 waste management plan - E-004870/2016EU Commission Answer - Protection from fire on landfill sites for industrial and other waste - E-004491/2016# PESTICIDESRemise de l'avis de l'ANSES à Ségolène Royal sur l'impact de pesticides sur les travailleurs agricoles - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer# REACHEU Commission Answer - Impact of REACH legislation on European space industry - E-003827/2016# TIO2New campaign showcases how TiO2 brightens your every day - CEFIC# GREEN INFRASTRUCTUREEU Commission Answer - Implementation of the Green Infrastructure Policy …

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 2 August 2016

# CLIMATE FINANCEEP Amendments 80 - 177 - Cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments - PE 585.583v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# COP21/22Panama NAMA Initiative a Pillar for Action Post-ParisU.S. Fact Sheet: White House Council on Environmental Quality Releases Final Guidance on Considering Climate Change in Environmental Reviews# CARBON MARKETSEU Commission Answer - CO2 emissions and ICAO meeting - E-004704/2016EU Commission Answer - Details of the analysis and studies underpinning Directive (EU) 2015/1513 - E-004874/2016 (ILUC)Market Mechanisms in the Paris Climate Agreement: International Linkage under Article 6.2 -  The Energy CollectiveThe Guardian: UK's carbon footprint rises 3%# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEU Commission Answer - The number of road vehicles in operation without particle filters - E-004372/2016EU Commission Answer - Illegal practice by Volkswagen in order to present reduced vehicle-generated pollutants during tes…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 2 August 2016

# ENERGY UNIONThe latest DG Energy newsletter is online!# ENERGY POVERTYEU Commission Answer - Definition of energy poverty in Directive 2010/31/EU and Directive 2012/27/EU - E-004836/2016EU Commission Answer - Appeal against Law 24/2015 of 29 June 2015 on urgent measures to address the housing and energy poverty crisis - E-003799/2016# ENERGY REGULATIONInvitation to an ENTSOG EU Data Exchange Harmonisation Workshop# RENEWABLESIRENA Conference Set to Boost Off-Grid Renewable Energy Development WorldwideU.S. EIA: Renewables share of North America electricity mix expected to rise# ENERGY SUBSIDIESStop Flushing Money down The Drain - Alternatives to Fossil Fuel Subsidies 29/09/2016 - GUE/NGL# GAZPROMIranian News Agency ISNA: Russian Gazprom eyes Iranian LNG, Turkish stream# NUCLEAR ENERGYEU Commission Answer - Reopening of the Santa María de Garoña nuclear power plant - E-004117/2016# FRENCH ENERGY TRANSITIONApplication de la loi de transition énergétique: Ségolène Royal présente en Cons…


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