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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 7 April 2017

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# INNOVATION DEALS: EU Commission addresses regulatory barriers for innovators by signing first Innovation Deal on water reuse +++ # EFSI: EU Commission Answer - European Fund for Strategic Investments and job creation - E-000313/2017 +++ # ESIFEU Commission Answer - Assignment of experts to DG REGIO - E-000082/2017Save the Date: „Friends of the EUSALP –Embedding the macroregional strategies into the EU policy framework post 2020“# DG RTDResearch Headlines - Engineering bacteria to churn out chemicalsEvents - International Spring School on Forefront Alloys and Advanced Materials for Extreme Conditions - 15-17 May 2017, Sardinia, ItalyEvents - Regional workshop - Better talent management for better Bulgaria & Romania - 17 October 2017, Sofia, Cyprus# HORIZON 2020State aid support schemes for RDI in the EU's international competitors in the fields of Science, Research and Innovation - Horizon 2020H2020 Waterborne Research Conference - 8 June 2017, …

IEU GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 7 April 2017

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# PRIVATE INVESTMENTSDoes the EU encourage private sector's investment?  - European Economic and Social Committee# PROCUREMENTInnovation and competitiveness: public procurement as the way forward? - Blog post by Andrus Ansip# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWDécision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de décret, notifié par la Pologne sous le n°2016/699/PL dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535DG EMPLProposal for a DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund following an application from Finland – EGF/2016/008 FI/Nokia Network Systems# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCm 2367 2017 Init COMPETITIVENESS AND GROWTH (INTERNAL MARKET)
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IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 7 April 2017

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# G20 DIGITAL: Vice-President Ansip in Düsseldorf, Germany for the meeting of G20 Digital MinistersStatement by Vice-President Ansip at the G20 Digital Ministers meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany +++ Zypries: „G20 Digitalminister verabschieden gemeinsamen Fahrplan für digitale Leitlinien“ +++ # MEDIA MERGERS: Mergers: Commission clears 21st Century Fox's proposed acquisition of Sky under EU merger rules +++ # E-COMMERCEBooking your holidays online: Commission and consumer protection authorities act on misleading travel booking websitesEU Commission Q&A: Screening of comparison websites in the travel sector# DSMWeekly Summary by the Commission's DSM Team# PRIVACY SHIELDEU Commission Answer - Assessment and reaction of the Commission to the US Government executive order of 25 January 2017 impacting privacy rights of EU nationals - E-000636/2017EU Commission Answer - Adaptation of the EU-USA Privacy Shield to data protection legislation - E-000300/…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 7 April 2017

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# EXPORTS CONTROL: Draft report - Setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast) - PE 602.808v01-00 - Committee on International Trade +++ # DUAL USE: Draft report - Setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast) - PE 602.808v01-00 - Committee on International Trade +++ # COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTSAntiquated EU regulation obstacle to effective fight against counterfeit and pirated products industry - EESC hearing# CETACommissioner Malmström in Poland to participate in a Citizens' Dialogue and discuss EU trade policyEU Commissioner Malmström highlights benefits of trade in Warsaw# U.S. RELATIONSEU Commission Answer - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations - E-000495/2017EU Commission Answer - Expected effects of achieving EU-US visa reciprocity - E-000449/2…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 7 April 2017

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# EUROGROUP & ECOFIN: Main results of the Eurogroup on 7 April 2017 +++ EU Commissioner Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference +++ Remarks by J.Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 7 April 2017 +++ Klaus Regling's remarks at Eurogroup press conference +++ Die Grünen zur Eurogruppe: Würdeloses Geschacher auf Kosten der Griechischen Bevölkerung +++ # EBAESAs publish official translations of final Guidelines on risk-based supervision under the Fourth Anti Money Laundering (AML) DirectiveEBA issues amended technical standards on supervisory reporting for EU institutionsLatest Q&A by the European Banking Authority# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONEurogroup statement on common principles to promote investmentESMA publishes response to Capital Markets Union Mid-Term ReviewGDV: EMIR-Review muss Proportionalitätsprinzip stärken# ESMAESMA issues final guidelines regarding circuit breakers under MiFID IIESMA promotes comm…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 7 April 2017

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STATE AID: State aid: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into German plans for electricity capacity reserve +++ # MERGERS: Mergers: Commission clears 21st Century Fox's proposed acquisition of Sky under EU merger rules* +++ Concentrations: La Commission autorise la création par Bolloré Energy et Total Marketing France du dépôt Rouen Petit-Couronne +++ # BREXIT: European Defence in View of Brexit - Europe’s military power might not suffer, but its political clout is at risk +++ EPC on Northern Ireland and Brexit: the European Economic Area option +++  # TAXATIONUn an après, qu’ont changé les Panama Papers? - Pierre MoscoviciEU Commission Answer - Tax havens - P-001623/2017EU Commission Answer - Selective taxation and tackling tax evasion - E-000566/2017# SCHENGENSchengen Borders Code: Systematic checks of EU citizens crossing external Schengen borders mandatory as of today# EU OMBUDSMANDecision in case OI/1/2017/NF on EULEX Kosovo’s refusal to…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 7 April 2017

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# CIRCULAR ECONOMY: EU Commission addresses regulatory barriers for innovators by signing first Innovation Deal on water reuse +++ # OCEAN PROTECTION: Workshops - EU action to combat marine litter - 03-05-2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ # AIR QUALITYEU Commission: Answer - Substantive application of principles regarding improvements to air quality - P-001279/2017# IARCEU Commission Answer - The Commission's evaluation of the IARC's findings - E-000698/2017# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVProposal for a COUNCIL DECISION establishing the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, with regard to proposals for amendment of the Appendices of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals with a view to the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERAmendments 1 - 153 - EU action for sustainability - PE 602.775v01-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Ru…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 7 April 2017

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# UNFCCC: Latest Videos Sustainable Energy for All: VIDEO: Sustainable Energy For All Forum-Lesotho ready to tackle energy access challenges +++ VIDEO: Sustainable Energy For All Forum-Clean and affordable energy for all – How are countries doing? +++ VIDEO: Sustainable Energy For All Forum-Partnering with cities to accelerate energy efficiency +++ VIDEO: Sustainable Energy For All Forum-Why women are important to bring clean energy to all +++ VIDEO: Sustainable Energy For All Forum-Providing sustainable energy solutions for rural areas +++ VIDEO: Sustainable Energy For All Forum-The link between energy and climate change +++ ST 8039 2017 INIT Memorandum of Understanding between the European Union and Iran on implementation of the Paris Agreement Authorization to open negotiations# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION DECISION on instructing the Central Administrator of the European Union Transaction Log to enter changes to the national allocation ta…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 7 April 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: State aid: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into German plans for electricity capacity reserve +++ EU Commissioner Arias Cañete in Rome for G7 Energy Ministerial Meeting +++ Save the date: RGI webinar "Best Practices in grid development: Deep Dives into RTE’s approaches to compensation and osprey protection" +++ CEDC: Explicit Demand Response In Europe – Mapping the Markets 2017 +++ # ENERGY REGULATIONACER calls for further improvements in Union-wide and national electricity network development plansNew member joins ENTSO-E: OST from AlbaniaENTSO-E: Webinar: Best practices in grid developmentENTSO-E: Upcoming eventsENTSO-E: Open consultations10/04 Regional Design of Long Term Transmission Rights within Core CCR13/04 Nordic CCR TSOs' proposal for fallback procedures27/04 Core TSOs’ proposal for Fallback Procedures05/05 Baltic CCR TSOs' proposal for fallback procedures05/05 ENTSO-E Connection Codes Implementation…

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