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INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# SINGLE MARKET: EU agrees to make parcel delivery more affordable +++ EU Commission Q&A: Cross-border parcel delivery - What is changing? +++ EVP: Bekämpfung von überhöhten Paketpreisen im Binnenmarkt +++ E-commerce in EU enterprises - 1 in 6 EU businesses sold on the web in 2016 - Some difficulties still hinder cross-border sales # SKILLS AGENDA: EU Commission welcomes agreement by EU Parliament and EU Council on its proposal to make people's skills and qualifications more visible +++ Improving skills would boost growth and job creation in France, says OECD # EMPLOYMENTILO General Principles on Fair Recruitment# COLLECTIVE BARGAININGIMF Working Paper No. 17/275 : Collective Bargaining Through the Magnifying Glass : A Comparison Between the Netherlands and Portugal# INDICATORSConsumption per capita in purchasing power standards in 2016: Consumption per capita varied between 53% and 132% of the EU averageG20 GDP growth steady at 1.0% in third qua…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# WTO: EU Commissio n sees WTO ministerial conference in Buenos Aires as "a missed opportunity" # CONFLICT DIAMONDS: European Union takes over chairmanship of Kimberley Process on conflict diamonds # INVESTMENT CONTROLS: EP Draft opinion - Establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investments into the European Union - PE 615.441v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs # JAPANEP Think-tank: At a Glance - EU-Japan trade deal finalised - 14-12-2017# PESCOReinforcing European defence: remarks by President Donald Tusk at the event on PESCO# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG TRADEAvis d'ouverture d'une procédure antisubventionsDécision de la Commission relative à l’exercice des droits de l’Union européenne au titre du mémorandum d’accord de l’OMC sur les règles et procédures régissant le règlement des différends et d’autres dispositions applicables de l’OMCCOMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Annexes V and IX t…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# EMU: EP Think-tank: In-Depth Analysis - The ESM and the IMF: comparison of the main features - 14-12-2017 # ECB: Mario Draghi, Vítor Constâncio: Introductory statement to the press conference +++ Monetary policy decisions by the European Central Bank +++ ECB: Changes to collateral eligibility criteria for unsecured bank bonds +++ ECB: Eurosystem staff macroeconomic projections for the euro area, December 2017 +++ Bernd Lucke zum EZB-Zinsentscheid: „Die EZB schafft mit ihrer Geldpolitik gewaltige Risiken“ +++ MEP Question to the ECB - Resolution of Banco Popular - PE 615.296v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs +++ MEP Question to the ECB - Systemic risk in the financial sector in Spain - PE 615.295v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs # ESMAESMA updates its EMIR Q&AESMA updates MiFID II Q&As on post-trading issuesESMA updates Q&As on the Benchmarks RegulationESMA updates its CSDR Q&A# IOSCOIOSCO: Internationa…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# EU SUMMIT: European Council conclusions, 14 December 2017 +++ Remarks by EU Council President Donald Tusk ahead of the European Council meetings +++ A more united, stronger and more democratic Union: Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2018-2019 # BREXIT: Prime Minister May's doorstep statement upon arrival at the European Council in Brussels # MERGERS: Mergers: EU Commission clears the acquisition of Banco Popular's real estate business by Blackstone +++ Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of sole control over Getec Energie companies by EQT Fund Management # INSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRSEP Draft report - Revision of the Framework Agreement on relations between the European Parliament and the European Commission - PE 615.323v01-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs# EU OMBUDSMANRecommendation of the European Ombudsman in case 428/2016/JAS on the European Commission’s response to a request for internal review of its dec…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# MERCURY: Bundesumweltministerium: Deutschland ist Vertragspartei des Übereinkommens von Minamata über Quecksilber # BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES: BIC Launches New Report to Help Bioeconomy Projects Access Finance # AIR POLLUTION: Strategic discussions under UNECE’s Air Convention to advance better air quality in the region # INDUSTRIAL RISKS: The JRC teams up with the French National Institute for Industrial Environment and Risks # EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVIRONMENTREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Ninth Report on the implementation status and the programmes for implementation (as required by Article 17) of Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatmentCOMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying the document REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE C…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# COP24: European Council conclusions, 14 December 2017, including climate action # LULUCF: EU Council: Mitigating climate change through well-managed EU forests and land: a provisional agreement with Parliament +++ Forestry as a tool to counter climate change: MEPs strike deal with Council +++ EU Commission welcomes agreement on key legislation to tackle climate change # TRANSPORT EMISSIONS: EP Text adopted - A European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0503 - Thursday, 14 December 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionEVP/CDU: Verhandlungserfolg: Land- und Forstwirtschaft werden Teil des EU-KlimarahmensLow-emission transport is crucial for a sustainable economic and social model, say S&DsALDE/FDP zur Stellungnahme über emissionsarme Mobilität: Keine Technologie-Verbote!Transport & Environment: European Parliament gives green light to low emission mobility# GHGEstimated effects of increased RES consumption since 2005 on fossi…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# ENERGY UNION: EESC: TEN/657 Third report on the State of the Energy Union +++ EEX: Exchange Council approves changes to rules & regulations regarding MiFID II and the introduction of new products +++ LO3 Blockchain to Connect Microgrids to European Wholesale Power Market - Microgrid Knowledge +++ Capacity Market in Britain: No Room in the Inn for New Generation - The Energy Collective +++ Eurelectric statement on objectives for a sound Brexit Transition # ENERGY REGULATION: TSO/DSO: Active system management debatedJoint response to consultation on All TSOs' proposal for the key organisational requirements, roles and responsibilities in relation to data - EurelectricJoint statement on demand response aggregation in the proposed electricity directive - EurelectricEurelectric: Response to ACER Consultation on the Revision of electronic formats for transaction data, fundamental data and inside information reporting# RENEWABLESWindEurope CEO address…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 14 Dec 2017

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# ESIF: EU auditors announce “fresh approach” to auditing cohesion spending +++ Integrity Pacts: event brings together participants in the initiative for transparent and efficient procurement +++ Latest remarks of EU Commissioner Corina Creţu +++ Introductory and closing remarks at the last Trilogue meeting on the Omnibus proposal (ESIF part) +++ Introduction and closing remarks at the debate on the agricultural part of the Omnibus in the Plenary of the European Parliament +++ Introductory remarks at the debate on ETS Aviation proposal +++ Recommendation For Second Reading: "Sustainable Management Of External Fishing Fleets" +++ Closing remarks at the debate on ETS Aviation Proposal +++ EU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE LINKE): Vereinfachungen in der Regional- und Förderpolitik # EFSIGermany: Investment Plan for Europe - EIB grants financing of up to EUR 25m to eGymGermany: Investment Plan for Europe - EIB grants financing to censhareFirst EI…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 13 Dec 2017 (linked version)

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INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 13 Dec 2017 (linked version)

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INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 13 Dec 2017 (linked version)

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