Showing posts from December, 2017


Our telegram headlines today*:  # EU BUDGET:  New rules on EU budget ensure more flexibility and less red tape  # ESIF:  Boosting Growth in EU Border Regions: " B-Solutions" contract signed! An open call for pilot border solutions will follow soon +++  European Week of Regions and Cities 2018: Survey for topics +++  Study: Integrated territorial and urban strategies: how are ESIF adding value in 2014-2020? +++  Les fonds européens supplémentaires pour prévenir le risque sismique et soutenir l'intégration des migrants en Italie  # EFSI:  EU Commission Roadmap Evaluation of the application of the EFSI Regulation EU 2015/1017 Spain: EIB PROVIDES EUR 151m IN JUNCKER PLAN FINANCING FOR INVESTMENT SET TO SUPPORT INNOVATION, JOB CREATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN SPAIN Germany: Investment Plan for Europe: EIB grants financing to pharmaceutical company AMW # EIB Poland: EIB supports the sustainable development of Krakow, the second largest city in Poland

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # EMPLOYMENT:  EU Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions +++  BusinessEurope on Written statement directive: yes to modernisation, no to new burdens on companies  # SOCIAL PROTECTION:  EP Think-tank EU Fact Sheets - Social security cover in other EU Member States +++  EP Think-tank Briefing - Study in Focus: The Social Protection of Workers in the Platform Economy - 21-12-2017  # DEMOGRAPHY:  EP Think-tank: In-Depth Analysis - Demographic outlook in the European Union 2017 # SINGLE MARKET Cefic supports the Commission’s proposal to strengthen the enforcement of the EU Single Market rules # EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & SME COMMISSION DECISION on the registration of the 'GALILEO' Trade Mark COMMISSION DECISION on the registration of the 'GALILEO' Trade Mark Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre de pro

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # MARKET ACCESS:  EP Think-tank Study - The EU’s Market Access Strategy: does it reach its main goals? - 13-12-2017  # DUAL USE:  Overview of the 2017 Export Control Forum with links to the presentations from the speakers -  DG Trade +++  Further publications by DG Trade on dual use, proliferation, and exports control +++  Adverse impacts of “intrusion software” clause on security research +++  French views on the modernisation of EU export controls +++  Accountability in the commercial spyware trade: coordinating a holistic response +++  Export controls in the digital age +++  The modernisation of export control and the security industry Surveillance Exports and Human Rights: what is at stake ? From DUeS to electronic licensing: the "e-licensing project" and the modernisation of the IT infrastructure of the EU export control network Transparency and outreach: information requirements for a partnership with the private sect

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # CAPITAL MARKETS UNION:  MiFID II: Commission adopts equivalence decision on Swiss share trading venues  # ESM:  ESM Board of Governors appoints Mário Centeno as its Chairman  # ESAS:  EP Think-tank Briefing - Review of the European supervisory authorities (ESAs)  # ESMA:  Latest publications by ESMA +++  News - ESMA updates its CFI validations for MiFID II News - ESMA ADVISES THE COMMISSION ON SPECIFIC ELEMENTS OF THE SHORT-SELLING REGULATION Library document - Technical Advice on the evaluation of certain elements of the Short Selling Regulation News - ESMA review finds good supervision of CCPs’ default management Library document - Annual peer review of EU CCP supervision on supervisory activities on CCPs’ Default Management Procedures # INSURANCES GDV: Verschiebung der IDD-Anwendung hätte keine Auswirkungen auf deutschen Versicherungsmarkt # EIOPA EIOPA Annual 2016 Group Insurance Statistics now available #

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # MERGERS:  Mergers: EU Commission approves acquisition by Lufthansa of Air Berlin subsidiary LGW, subject to conditions +++  Mergers: EU Commission clears the merger of aerospace equipment suppliers Safran and Zodiac +++  Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Teva's International Women's Health Business by CVC +++  Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of TMA Logistics by HPN and TMA Holding +++  Concentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition du contrôle exclusif de Rossini Holding SAS par TDR Capital LLP  # STATE AID State aid: EU Commission concludes in-depth investigation on support to Italy's largest steelmaker ILVA S.p.A. in A.S. and orders recovery on two measures that involved illegal State aid State aid: EU Commission approves modifications to broadband network project in Eastern Poland Aides d'État: la Commission autorise une mesure permettant le développement de plus d'un gigawatt d'é

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # POLLUTION:  EP Think-tank: EU Fact Sheets - Air and noise pollution  # EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER:  Amendments 1 - 63 - A global end to animal testing for cosmetics - PE 615.364v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety  # EU COUNCIL REGISTER:  St 16001 2017 Init Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD): Tenth meeting of the ad hoc Open-ended Inter-sessional Working Group on Article 8(j) (WG8j-10) and related provisions (Montreal, Canada, 13-16 December 2017) - Statements by the EU and its Member States St 15994 2017 Init Outcome of the twelfth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) (Manila, the Philippines 23-28 October 2017) - Report by the Presidency and the Commission Cm 5578 2017 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues (Global environmental aspects of sustainable development) St 14484 2017 Rev 1 Cor 1 Operational Action Plan 2018 related

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # ENERGY REGULATION:  ACER publishes its monitoring report on the Inter-Transmission System Operator Compensation mechanism +++  System Operation Guideline implementation: Stakeholder workshop on the methodology for Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)  # RENEWABLES:  EP Report - Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - A8-0392/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++  Aides d'État: la Commission autorise une mesure permettant le développement de plus d'un gigawatt d'énergie renouvelable en France  # ENERGY EFFICIENCY EP Report - Energy efficiency - A8-0391/2017 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy dena sieht Forschungsbedarf beim Energieverbrauch von Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien # FUSION ENERGY F4E’s safety assessment of the Test Blanket Systems delivered to ITER IO # GAZPROM Gazprom: Alexey Miller: basis laid for another pipeline route of Russian gas supplies

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INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 21 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:  # PARIS AGREEMENT:  EU Council: Provisional deal on effort sharing emissions - another step towards Paris targets +++  EU Commission welcomes ambitious agreement on key legislation to cut down greenhouse gas emissions +++  EU Commission: EU cut emissions by 23% from 1990 to 2016, while economy grew by 53% +++  EU JRC: The chemical industry can achieve a 36% reduction in annual greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, study shows +++  Bundesumweltministerium: EU schafft Klarheit bei Klimaschutz durch Wälder und Böden +++  Deal reached on EU climate targets after protracted negotiations - MEP Gerbrandy (ALDE)  # CLIMATE RISKS EP Hearing documentation - The security dimension of climate change - what implications for CSDP? - Subcommittee on Security and Defence # EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG CLIMATE ACTION COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Commission Implementing Decisions C(2012) 9432 and C(2014) 4493 so as to modify the Award Decisio

INSIGHT EU DOSSIER: INDUSTRIE 4.0 & ROBOTIK Content Update 20 Dec 2017

Unser Dossier-Update vom 20. Dezember 2017*:  Alle Aktualisierungen sind mit dem Zusatz  +++UPDATE: und roten Titeln gekennzeichnet  # I N D U S T R I E  4.0  &  R O B O T I K:  Industrie 4.0: Kann Europa im weltweiten Wettbewerb bestehen?  +++UPDATE: European Robotics Week 2017 – Robots Discovery (ENG) - 20/11/2017 # E U - K O M M I S S I O N +++UPDATE: EU-Kommission: Bericht über dem Standardisierungs-Workshop zur Digitalisierung der Europäischen Industrie (ENG) - 12/12/2017 EU Commission: Stakeholder-Forum Digitalisierung der Europäischen Industrie 2018 +++UPDATE: Aufruf zu Angeboten zur Vorbereitung der Digitalen Transformation der Europäischen Industrie (ENG) - 1/12/2017 - 31/1/2018 +++UPDATE: Veröffentlichung von Aufforderungen zur Interessensbekundung: Pilotausschreibung Industrieller Übergang (ENG) - 14/12/2017 - 19/1/2018 +++UPDATE: Veröffentlichung von Aufforderungen zur Interessensbekundung "Pilotprojet Digitale Ermöglicher in KMU" - 1/12/2017


Our telegram headlines today*:  # JRC:  Macro-Regional Innovation Week - Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Macro-Regions  # ESIF:  Un meilleur accès à l'eau potable en Roumanie grâce aux fonds européens +++  Kommunale Spitzenverbände und Ausschuss der Regionen setzen sich für Erhalt der europäischen Regionalpolitik ein - Deutscher Städtetag  # EFSI:  Germany: Investment Plan for Europe: EIB grants loan of EUR 60m to Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann +++  Belgium: Investment Plan for Europe – EIB and Materialise to sign finance contract to support ongoing R&D programs  # INNOVFIN:  Germany: EU bank grants EUR 15m to Oxford Photovoltaics Germany  # EIB Creating jobs and building resilience in the Mediterranean region: the European Investment Bank and Arab Bank join forces with a EUR 300 million regional facility in support of local private sector France: EIB Group and BNP Paribas Group step up their support for businesses with innovative financing EU,


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