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IEU MONITORING: EU Agenda Weekly Telegram 10/3/2018

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IEU MONITORING: Funding Innovation Telegram 9/3/2018

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# EIB: India: record EUR 1 billion European Investment Bank support for global solar investment confirmed ahead of International Solar Alliance summit +++ Greece: Advisory support to boost small businesses in Greece +++ Blue Finance Principles Unveiled to Support Ocean Health and Investment +++ France : la Banque Européenne d’Investissement participe avec 50 M€ au Fonds Predirec EnR 2030 d’Acofi Gestion # EFSI: Bulgaria: Investment Plan for Europe takes hold in Bulgaria; EUR 300m of EIB loans, guarantees, equity in 2017 # DG RTD: Research Headlines - Global digital archive provides accessible link to the past # EU BUDGET & MFFPlenary vote on two key BUDG reports setting out EP's post-2020 outlook for EU budget - Committee on BudgetsHighlights - Plenary to vote on guidelines for 2019 EU budget - Committee on BudgetsAmendments to The next MFF: Preparing the Parliament’s position on the MFF post-EP Think-tank Briefing - The long-term EU budget [What…

IEU MONITORING: Growth & Jobs Telegram 9/3/2018

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# INDUSTRY: EP Oral question - Major interpellation - Situation in the European shipbuilding industry - O-2018-000022 # EMPLOYMENT: Bridging the skills gap for growth and job creation - the business perspective +++ EP Oral question - European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships - O-2018-000029 # EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG EMPL: Proposition de recommandation du Conseil relative à l'accès des travailleurs salariés et non salariés à la protection sociale +++ DG GROW: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 167/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1322/2014 as regards the adaptation of the vehicle construction and general requirements for the approval of agricultural and forestry vehicles +++ COMMISSION DECISION on the adoption of the work programme for 2018 and on the financing of the 'Preparatory action on Defence research', and a…

IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 9/3/2018

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# USA: US White House: What You Need to Know About Section 232 Investigations and Tariffs +++ Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States +++ Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States +++ Secretary Ross Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Impose Tariffs on Imported Steel and Aluminum +++ Op-Ed: Why We Imposed the Metal Tariffs  - by Wilbur Ross, U.S. secretary of commerce +++ US State Secretary Economic, Energy, Agricultural and Trade Issues: Signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership # US IMPORT DUTIES - REACTIONS: Speech of Commissioner Jourova at Transatlantic Business Award: Building bridges for the transatlantic economy in the challenging times – the Privacy Shield and beyondEU-Kommission will Ausnahme für EU-Länder bei US-Schutzzöllen erreichenS&D: As the US triggers a trade war, the EU has to protect its workers and the rule of lawEuro…

IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 9/3/2018

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# ECOFIN COUNCILBackground brief on the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 13/03/2018 # EUROPEAN SEMESTERVice-President Jyrki Katainen in HelsinkiWhat convergence and what divergence across the EU? - Launch of the ETUI/ETUC Benchmarking Working Europe 2018 report # EMUFuture of EMU - Bruegel # SUSTAINABLE FINANCEALFI statement following the publication of the European Commission’s Action Plan for Sustainable Finance # BANKING UNIONCyber resilience is our common goalAgenda of the European Banking Federation # INSURANCESInsurance distribution: EU Council delays application of new rules  # EBAEBA issues revised list of ITS validation rulesLatest Q&A by the EBA # IMFIMF Working Paper No. 18/46 : The Global Banking Network: What is Behind the Increasing Regionalization Trend?IMF Working Paper No. 18/45 : Banks’ Maturity Transformation: Risk, Reward, and PolicyIMF Working Paper No. 18/50 : More Slack than Meets the Eye? Recent Wage Dynamics in Advance…

IEU MONITORING: Legal & Corporate Telegram 9/3/2018

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# JHA COUNCIL: Main results of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, 08-09/03/2018 +++ Fighting fraud with non-cash means of payment : EU Council agrees its position # JUSTICE SCOREBOARD: EU Commission Roadmap: 2018 EU Justice Scoreboard # DIGITAL COMPETITION: Fair markets in a digital world - Speech by EU-Commissioner Vestager # TAXATIONSpecial Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance - TAX3# BREXITEP Think-tank: At a Glance - Framework for future EU-UK relations - 09-03-2018CEPS: A Brexit Gentlemen’s Agreement# ANTITRUSTAntitrust: Commission publishes eighth report on patent settlements in the pharma sector# MERGERSMergers: Commission clears acquisition of CBR by Apollo ManagementMergers: Commission clears joint acquisition of CSM by ArcelorMittal and CLNMergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Axent by Axión and Enagás# HUNGARYEP Draft opinion - The situation in Hungary (pursuant to the European Parliament resolut…

IEU MONITORING: Environment Telegram 9/3/2018

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# CIRCULAR ECONOMY: UNECE: How can we make the circular economy a reality in the region? +++ Kerbside waste-collection schemes may need optimisation, highlights Portuguese study # THE OCEANS: World Ocean Summit: Sustainable Finance Principles launched to guide investments in the maritime economy # AIR POLLUTION: Clean air: EU Commission consults on further improvements to car emissions tests # ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORSHearing: Impact of endocrine disruptors on public health – 22.03.2018 - 22-03-2018 - Committee on Petitions - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# REACHSt 6916 2018 Init COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE Commission General Report on the operation of REACH and review of certain elements Conclusions and Actions#  BIOCIDAL PRODUCTSBiocidal Products Committee concludes on two active substances in disinfectants#  PESTICIDESReducing synthetic…

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