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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 13 July 2017

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# EU BUDGET: EU Commission refers SLOVENIA to the Court of Justice over transposition of budgetary rules +++ # ERC: Latest publications by the ERC: Under the ERC 2018 Proof of Concept (PoC) Grant, is it preferable to have a project of 12 or of 18 months? +++ Under the ERC 2018 PoC call, can the related costs for establishing a company (i.e. accountant, notary) be considered eligible in the proposal? +++ Under an ERC 2018 Proof of Concept (PcC) project, are time sheets needed for the Principal Investigator?Under ERC 2018 PoC, which type of feedback will I receive for my proposal during and after evaluation for the ERC Proof of Concept (PoC) call?Under call ERC 2018 PoC, should the applicant provide the names and the Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the team members in the proposal?Under call ERC 2018 PoC, can a spin-off company be the Host Institution ?According to the conditions applied to the ERC frontier research Grants 2018 (StG / CoG / AdG / SyG), can a Prin…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 13 July 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: Services: Commission refers BELGIUM to the Court of Justice of the EU due to restrictions on accountants +++ Retail: Commission requests HUNGARY to remove restrictions on retailers +++ Free movement of goods: Commission calls on SPAIN to ensure free movement of food supplements +++ # POSTED WORKERS: EU Commission refers CROATIA to the Court for failing to communicate national measures transposing EU rules to enforce the Posting of Workers Directive# SMEDG Grow: Peer Review in Belgium: Reconciling Family Life and Entrepreneurship# INDICATORSOECD: Government: Decline in public investment should be addressed as costs stabilise

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INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 13 July 2017

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# CANADA: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Canada +++ # UKRAINE: EU – Ukraine Summit: Ukrainian reforms combined with European Union support delivering positive results +++ Remarks by President Donald Tusk following the EU-Ukraine summit in Kyiv +++ President: It is important to start the elaboration of “roadmaps” for the achievement of the European plans of Ukraine +++ President: I hope that the next Ukraine – EU Summits will be held in Donetsk and Yalta +++ # WESTERN BALKANS: Western Balkans Summit 2017: delivering for the regionDéclaration du Président de la République - Sommet des Balkans Italie (FR)# RUSSIACEPS: Revisiting Sanctions on Russia and Counter-Sanctions on the EU: The economic impact three years laterBriefing by Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service Igor Artemyev following a meeting of the Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment# BRAZILIMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultat…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 13 July 2017

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# SUSTAINABLE FINANCE: EU Commission: High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance delivers early recommendations +++  # ECB: MEP Question to the ECB - Resolution of Banco Popular - PE 606.252v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ MEP Question to the ECB - Preguntas escritas al BCE en 2017 - PE 606.251v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ MEP Question to the ECB - Enforcement of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV) - PE 607.979v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ MEP Question to the ECB - CSPP and Nestlé shares buyback - PE 608.032v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ MEP Opinion - Copyright in the Digital Single Market - PE 592.363v02-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy +++ MEP Question to the ECB - SSM and amount of ELA potentially available – statements by SSM Board Chair Ms Nouy - PE 606.275v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ MEP Question …

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL AND CORPORATE Telegram 13 July 2017

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# INFRINGEMENTS PACKAGE: July infringements package – Part 1: key decisions +++ July infringements package - Part 2: other letters of formal notice +++ # BREXIT: Documentation of the hearing on 'Impact of Brexit on aviation' - 11-07-2017 - Committee on Transport and Tourism +++ AFCO's Ongoing Work on Brexit - Committee on Constitutional Affairs +++ # STATE AIDState aid: EU Commission approves Slovakia's investment aid to paper manufacturer Mondi SCP# MERGERSMergers: Commission clears acquisition of a shopping centre in Spain by Megatrends and Intu# HUNGARYEU Commission takes second step in infringement procedure against Hungary on Higher Education LawStatement by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Liberties on the Hungarian NGO Law# POLANDS&D: Poland is blatantly violating the EU's fundamental values – this has to stopEPP: Poland: PiS government has crossed the red line of the rule of law# FRANCO…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 13 July 2017

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# INFORMAL ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL: Presidency press statement after the discussions on the first day of the informal meeting of environment ministers +++ # ECHA: The President of the General Court dismisses BASF Grenzach's application for interim measures regarding triclosan, a preservative for cosmetic products +++ Potentially toxic elements in European soils mapped by researchers +++ # NATURA 2000EU Commission calls for immediate suspension of logging in POLAND's Białowieża Forest# PLASTIC BAGSPlastic bags: Commission calls on SPAIN to enact EU rules on lightweight plastic carrier bags# WASTEWaste: Commission sends final warning to SPAIN over failure to establish and review waste management plans for several regionsExtractive waste: Commission urges ROMANIA to ensure compliance with the Court of Justice of the EU ruling# AIR POLLUTIONAir: Commission requests ROMANIA to tackle emissions from large combustion plants# WASTE WATERWaste water: Commissi…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 13 July 2017

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# TRANSPORT EMISSIONS: Car emissions: Commission requests further legal clarification from 5 Member States +++ Transport & Environment: Running on empty: how to optimise logistics and slash emissions +++ # F-GASESREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION assessing the quota allocation method in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 517/2014# PARIS AGREEMENTDG Climate: EU environment ministers to discuss way forward for implementing Paris climate agreementKlimapolitik trotz(t) Trump - Wuppertal Institut# UNFCCCUNFCCC: Upcoming events17 Jul 2017 73rd meeting of the CDM-Methodologies Panel Venue: Bonn, Germany17 Jul 2017 54th meeting of the Small Scale Working Group Venue: Bonn, Germany25 Jul 2017 LEG regional training workshop on National Adaptation Plans for Francophone developing countries Venue: Agadir, Morocco07 Aug 2017 32nd meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) Venue: Port au Prince, Haiti21 Aug 2017 Regional training workshop on National Ada…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 13 July 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: Energy Cities president meets Members of European Parliament to discuss role of cities in Governance of the EU Energy Union +++ The EU Commission requests Croatia to implement and apply the Electricity Directive (Directive 2009/72/EC), the Gas Directive (Directive 2009/73/EC) and the Gas Regulation (Regulation (EC) N° 715/2009) +++ # ENERGY SECURITY: Vice-President Šefčovič stresses Georgia's role in EU energy security +++ # ENERGY REGULATIONCommission refers CROATIA to the Court for failing to amend the law on the privatisation of the energy company INA-Industrija Nafte, d.d. (INA)10th Edition European Electricity Ancillary and Balancing Forum - ENTSO-E# RENEWABLESRenewable-energy technologies can help meet the increased cooling demand in cities due to climate changeA 50% renewable-energy smart-grid solution for the United Kingdom# NUCLEAR ENERGYNuclear energy: Commission requests AUSTRIA, CROATIA, the CZECH REPUBLIC, ITALY and PORTU…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 12 July 2017

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# EU BUDGET: EU Council agrees its position for the 2018 EU budget and backs increase of 2017 EU budget +++ EPP: EU Budget 2018: Council is cutting its own credibility +++ # EFSI: EU Commission Answer - EFSI and structural funds - E-002962/2017 +++ # ESIFEURegionsWeek 2017 – apply online NOW!EU Commission Answer - EU funding for archaeological parks - E-003329/2017# EARTORegistration Open for EARTO Session “Cohesion Policy Post-2020: inter-regional collaboration of innovation hubs” at 12 October EWRCThe European Commission Organizes the Conference on the Future of EU Finances in Brussels on the 25 September 2017The Joint Research Centre Opens its Scientific Labs and Facilities to Research SectorEIT Publishes the Evaluation Criteria for the 2018 Call and two New KICs ProposalDigital Innovation Hubs' European Event in Madrid on 22 September# DG RTDResearch Headlines - An integrated observing system for the Atlantic OceanSuccess Stories - Strategy to sc…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 12 July 2017

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# EMPLOYMENT: EU Commission Answer - Youth unemployment - E-003493/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Measures to counter youth unemployment and early school-leaving - E-002819/2017 +++ # INDUSTRY: Industrial production May to April 2017: Eurozone up by 1.3%, EU28 up by 1.2% in EU28 +++ # EU PARLIAMENT REGISTERVoting list : 2017 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 3620 2017 INIT Meeting of the Friends of the Presidency group on the proposal for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP)

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INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 12 July 2017

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# FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL: Agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council on 17 July 2017 +++ # BREXIT: CEPS: The Irish Border as a Customs Frontier after Brexit +++ # UKRAINE: EU Commission: Positive moment for the EU-Ukraine partnership as 19th Summit takes place in Kyiv +++ Video: EU-Ukraine Summit in Kiev, Ukraine +++ EPP: Ukraine: cooperation with the EU must be ambitious +++ # WESTERN BALKANSEU Commission: Western Balkans Summit 2017: delivering for the regionEU Commission Memo: Western Balkans: Regional Economic AreaDéclaration d'Emmanuel Macron le mercredi 12 juillet 2017 lors du sommet des Balkans occidentaux à Trieste.# JAPANAlliance with Japan - Blog post by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia MalmströmJEFTA: Japan rechnet mit Abschluss des Abkommens in zwei bis drei Jahren# JORDANJoint statement following the 12th EU-Jordan Association Council# TRADE DEFENCES&Ds call on member states to step up their ambition in fighting unfair trade practices to sa…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 12 July 2017

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# GREECE: EU Commission recommends closing Excessive Deficit Procedure for Greece +++ Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION abrogating Decision 2009/415/EC on the existence of an excessive deficit in Greece +++ President Juncker to be awarded Doctor Honoris Causa, by the Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki +++ # EURO AREA: CEPS: The Inflation Target Trap +++ # ECBECB Housing and the tax system: how large are the distortions in the euro area?ECB: Credit market competition and the gender gap: evidence from local labor marketsECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Marco Zanni, MEP, with respect to a credit institution under ECB supervisionECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Ms Kostadinka Kuneva, MEP, on outsourcing by banksECB: Euro Area Securities Issues Statistics: May 2017ECB: 2017/22 Decision (EU) 2017/1258 of the ECB of 5 July 2017 on the delegation of decisions on the transmi…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 12 July 2017

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# THE JUNCKER COMMISSION: The European Commission at mid-term: State of play of President Juncker’s ten priorities - EP Research Service +++ # BREXIT: EU Commission: State of play of Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom +++ Speaking points by EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier after the College meeting +++ EU Commission Answer - Juncker in Belgian Parliament about Brexit - E-001598/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - UK withdrawal from the EU and Commission strategy for Member States in the Atlantic region - E-002939/2017 +++ # TAX TRANSPARENCYEU Commission Answer - Effective prohibition of shell companies - P-003388/2017Switzerland and France clarify several unresolved application issues regarding exchange of tax dataTaxation of the sharing economy - analyse possible tax policies to address development of the sharing economy# MERGERSCELEX:52017M8084: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8084 — Bayer/Monsanto) (Text with EEA relevance)Me…

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