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IEU MONITORING: Funding Innovation Telegram 6/3/2018

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# EFSI: €123 million in EU support for 5000 small businesses in the Baltic countries +++ Investment Plan gives a boost to Croatia's tourism sector +++ Croatia: EIB Group support for Croatia in 2017 close to EUR 600m; loans supporting Croatian environment and tourism sectors signed +++ EU Commission Answer - Funding instruments for infrastructure projects - E-007547/2017  # ESIF: Cohesion Policy invests in better, safer roads in Romania  # EIT: EIT Cross-Innovation Community Business Idea Competition 2018 +++ EIT Raw Materials Start-up and SME Booster Call 2018 # HORIZON 2020Infoday on Societal Challenge 2 calls 2019 & brokerage event # DG CNECTFirst ever joint Electronic Components and Systems (ECS) Strategic Research Agenda (SRA)Smart textiles, flexible and wearable electronics: FP7 Projects Portfolio analysisResults of the 2017 Electronic Components and Systems Innovation Award CompetitionA major step towards the development of next-generation…

IEU MONITORING: Growth & Jobs Telegram 6/3/2018

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# PROCUREMENT: EU Commission Answer - Factoring tax accountability into the next reform of the Procurement Directive - P-000554/2018  # SINGLE MARKET: EP Think-tank: At a Glance - Cross-border parcel delivery - 06-03-2018 +++ EuroCommerce partners with World Retail Congress  # EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG EMPL: Proposition de recommandation du Conseil relative à l'accès des travailleurs salariés et non salariés à la protection socialeProposition de règlement du Parlement européen et du Conseil établissant une Autorité européenne du travailCommunication de la Commission - Suivi de la mise en œuvre du socle européen des droits sociauxDécision de la Commission instituant le groupe consultatif européen pour l'Autorité européenne du travailOpinion of the BoardOpinion of the RSB Board on the Impact Assessment

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IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 6/3/2018

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# FAC: Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council, 06/03/2018 +++ Defence cooperation: Council adopts an implementation roadmap for the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) +++ Remarks by HR/VP Mogherini at the press conference following the Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) +++ EEAS: Implementation Plan on Security and Defence - Factsheet # TRADE DEFENCE: EU Commission extends anti-dumping measures on Chinese steel products +++ OECD Secretary General: Avoid escalation and rely on international dialogue to resolve excess capacity in the global steel industry +++ 84th Session of the OECD Steel Committee - Chair's Statement +++ EU Commissioner Malmström: Letter to MEP Lange and Minister Karanikolov on the Modernisation of Trade Defence Instruments # USAVorsitzender der Europa-SPD trifft US-Senator Bernie SandersACEA: EU-US automobile trade and production in context# BREXITUK Parliament: Government has much work to do to avoid cliff edge for non-EU…

IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 6/3/2018

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# BASEL III: The EBA CRDIV-CRR/Basel III monitoring exercise shows further improvement of EU banks capital leverage and liquidity ratios +++ Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee +++ Basel III Monitoring Report # ECB: ECB:  CON/2018/13 Opinion on mortgage arrears resolutionECB: 2018/8 Guideline (EU) 2018/323 of the ECB of 22 February 2018 amending Guideline ECB/2013/7 concerning statistics on holdings of securitiesECB: 2018/7 Regulation (EU) 2018/318 of the ECB of 22 February 2018 amending Regulation (EU) No 1011/2012 concerning statistics on holdings of securitiesLatest MEP questions to the ECBQuestion to the ECB - Irish banks selling NPLs to vulture funds - PE 618.296v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsQuestion to the ECB - Mortgage interest rates in Ireland - PE 618.297v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsQuestion to the ECB - CRA eligibility in the euro area - PE 618.298v01-00 - Committee on Econom…

IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 6/3/2018

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# GENDER EQUALITY: Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 +++ EU Commission Q&A: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? +++ EP Think-tank At a Glance - Gender equality and trade - 06-03-2018 +++ EP Think-tank: At a Glance - Gender equality in the media and digital sectors - 06-03-2018 +++ EU Commission Answer - Competences of Member State governments in combating the gender pay gap# BREXIT: Technical press briefing on the draft guidelines on the framework for the future relationship with the UK  Press room - Justus Lipsius buildingLIVE EP Press conference UK withdrawal from the EUChancellor and Brexit Secretary questioned on EU Withdrawal - UK ParliamentEPC: Brexit: Half In, Half out or Right Out?# TAXATIONEU Commission hosts roundtable with industry representatives on the taxation of the digital economy(Un-)Fair taxation of the digital economyEP Think-tank: At a Glance - Common (consolidated) …

IEU MONITORING: Environment Telegram 6/3/2018

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#  ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS: UN launches Environmental Rights Initiative #  BALTIC SEA: EU Commission and 9 countries renew efforts to protect Baltic Sea +++ EU Commissioner Vella`s speech at WWF side event at HELCOM Ministerial Meeting 6 March 2018, Brussels +++ Umweltministerin Hendricks: Anrainer müssen mehr tun für intakte Ostsee - Vertragsstaaten des Ostsee-Abkommens HELCOM treffen sich in Brüssel #  GREEN FINANCE: WWF: EU can lead the world in sustainable finance #  SOILSoil carbon sink? It depends also on nitrogen# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENVCOMMISSION NOTICE on technical guidance on the classification of waste# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCm 1830 2018 Init Working Party on CommoditiesSt 6868 2018 Init COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixt…

IEU MONITORING: Climate Telegram 6/3/2018

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# CLIMATE DIPLOMACY: EP Draft report - Climate diplomacy - PE 616.683v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety # EU ETS: EEX awarded contract as German auction platform for emissions for further three years +++ Conférence : "Vers un prix plancher du carbone en Europe ?" - La Représentation permanente de la France auprès de l'Union européenne # TRANSPORT EMISSIONS: EP Think-tank: At a Glance - Action plan on alternative fuels infrastructure - 06-03-2018T&E: Groupe PSA discloses vehicle emissions in real driving conditions

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IEU MONITORING: Energy Telegram 6/3/2018

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# ENERGY UNION: EU Commission Answer - Amendment to the Directive on natural gas - E-007312/2017 +++ WindEurope and European Energy Exchange hold Parliament discussion on EU electricity market reform # COAL: EU Commission Answer - Ending coal use in Europe - E-000159/2018 # ENERGY REGULATION: ENTSO-E: Continuing frequency deviation in the Continental European Power System originating in Serbia/Kosovo: Political solution urgently needed in addition to technical +++ Regulators’ FROG study foresees a future role for gas +++ EU Commission Answer - Independence of Slovak national energy regulator (ÚRSO) - E-000286/2018 # ENERGY EFFICIENCYEnergy Efficiency Has a Leading Role to Play in Our Distributed Energy Future - The Energy Collective# NUCLEAR ENERGYEU Commission Answer - Regulation (EEC, Euratom) No 1182/71: periods, dates and time limits - E-007700/2017# ENERGY CHARTERFirst Energy Investment Risk Assessment Fact-Finding Mission in 2018 - Energy Charter# …

IEU MONITORING: Funding Innovation Telegram 5/3/2018

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# EU BUDGET & MFF. EU Parliament: EU budget 2019 guidelines: BUDG committee vote +++ EP Working document - on Pilot projects and Preparatory actions in budget 2018 and 2019 - PE 618.287v01-00 - Committee on Budgets +++ Future of EU finances - EU Commissioner Oettinger visits Ireland and Croatia # ESIF: EP Think-tank: Study - Research for REGI Committee - State aid and Cohesion Policy - PE 602.011 - Committee on Regional Development +++ Blog post by EU Commissioner Corina Creţu: In Paris I found strong support for Cohesion Policy, and great EU funded projects! # EIT: Collaboration Opportunities and Synergies between RIS3 and EIT-RISSuccessful start to 2018 for EIT InnoEnergy start-up PamyraFive minutes of your time. That's all we ask - EIT# HORIZON 2020Guidance: UK participation in Horizon 2020: UK government overview - UK Government# DG CNECTDiscovering the Future of Digital with CONNECT UniversityThe STARTS programme at the Milano Digital WeekSt…

IEU MONITORING: Growth & Jobs Telegram 5/3/2018

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# STARTUPS: Startup Europe Week begins: hundreds of events all over Europe to inform entrepreneurs of available support +++ Helping Europe's startups to succeed and grow - Blog post by EU Commission VP Andrus Ansip # SME: SMEs access to finance: new data and the launch of consultation on SMEs definition - Eurocities +++ Entrepreneurship Conference "Follow your ideas - become an entrepreneur”  # PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: EP Draft report - The public procurement strategy package - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# SINGLE MARKETEP Draft report - Dual quality of products in the Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# INDICATORSJanuary 2018 compared with December 2017-Volume of retail trade down by 0.1% in both euro area and EU28# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG EMPLCOMMUNICATION TO THE COMMISSION - Communication from Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Thyssen - Reply to social partners concerning…

IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 5/3/2018

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# SWITZERLAND: Relations with the EU: Swiss Government clarifies the negotiating mandate # USA: WTO: Azevêdo calls on members to avoid triggering an escalation in trade barriers +++ AmCham EU: Transatlantic relations in uncharted waters? +++ AmCham EU: A new agenda for transatlantic economic cooperation +++ EU Parliament: Latest News of the Delegation for relations with the United States +++ CEPS: Trump’s trade policy turns destructive +++ US-Zölle: "Gemeinsame Reaktion mindestens auf EU-Ebene" - DIHK # UKRAINEMisappropriation of Ukrainian state funds: EU Council prolongs asset freezes against 13 persons by one yearBackground: EU restrictive measures in response to the crisis in Ukraine# EFTAEFTA: Book Launch: Agreement on the European Economic Area - A Commentary# PESCOEEAS: Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) - Factsheet# CUSTOMS UNIONEU Commissioner Moscovici visits Airbus and Port of Hamburg customs centre# WTOWTO hosts Advanced Trade …

IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 5/3/2018

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# ESM: Press release of the Austrian finance ministry after the visit of Klaus Regling in Vienna # ECB: ECB: YouTube live streaming of the press conference +++ Update on the ECB Asset purchase programmes +++ ECB: CON/2018/12 Opinion on a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1092/2010 on European Union macro-prudential oversight of the financial system and establishing a European Systemic Risk Board +++ ECB: Euro area bank interest rate statistics: January 2018 +++ ECB: Monetary developments in the euro area: January 2018 # BANKING UNIONBreaking the Stalemate on European Deposit Insurance - Bruegel# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONBetter Finance: UK Closet Indexers to Indemnify Fund Investors almost four years after Better Finance asked the European Supervisor to investigate the issue# ESMAEU Ombudsman: The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)’s alleged failure to reply to a request to be inc…

IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 5/3/2018

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# JHA COUNCIL: Agenda of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, on 8-9/3/2018 # BREXIT: Defence and security relationship after Brexit for UK and US - UK Parliament +++ Director of Europol gives evidence on the proposed UK-EU security treaty - UK Parliament +++ Bruegel: Getting accustomed to Brexit – UK and the customs union scenario +++ Deutsche Bank Research zum EU-Haushalt nach dem Brexit: Streit ist programmiert +++ DIHK: EU-Binnenmarkt "nur mit den vier Grundfreiheiten denkbar" # COMPETITION POLICY: The importance of being open, and fair - Speech by EU Commissioner Vestager at the European Conference, Harvard University, 2 March 2018# EXCISE DUTYEP Think-tank: Briefing - General arrangements for excise duty - PE 615.653 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of a newly created joint venture by Singapore Airlines and CAEConcentrations: la Commission autorise l'acquisition de Albéa p…

IEU MONITORING: Environment Telegram 5/3/2018

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#  ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL: Main results of the Environment Council on 5/3/2018 +++ EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella: PRESS STATEMENT Environment Council, 5 March 2018 +++ LIVE Environment Council: Press conference by the Bulgarian Presidency and the European Commission +++ CAN Europe: EU governments recognise EU budget’s green potential #  CIRCULAR ECONOMY: Environment ministers discussed the Circular Economy and the Plastics Strategy +++ Bulgarian EU Council Presidency steers a debate on the circular economy #  REACHEU Commission: Ten years of REACH - making chemicals safer for consumers, workers and the environmentEU Commission Factsheet on the REACH ReviewECHA welcomes the REACH review outcome#  BALTIC SEAWWF: European countries not yet delivering a healthy Baltic Sea# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCm 1839 2018 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues (Basel Convention)Cm 1835 2018 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues (Biodiversity)St 6…

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