Showing posts from August 3, 2016

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…