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IEU Single Market Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  SPACE INDUSTRY:  EU budget for 2021-2027: Significant progress on the new Space Programme, but not there yet +++  EPP Deal for a strong and united Europe in space +++  INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY:  BDI zum Treffen von Merkel und Macron: Europa braucht dringend eine gemeinsame Industriestrategie +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG EMPL COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Council Recommendation on Upskilling Pathways: New Opportunities for Adults Taking stock of implementation measures DG GROW Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre de projets de directives, notifiés par l'Autriche sous les N° 2018/597/A & 2018/598/A dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de loi, notifié par le Danemark sous le N° 2018/607/DK dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION granting an authorisati

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  NEW ZEALAND:  EU and New Zealand complete third round of trade negotiations +++  CETA:  EU-CETA biotech market access dialogue - Agenda of the second meeting +++  UK:  UK set to become a party to the Government Procurement Agreement in its own right +++  TURKEY:  EU Commission Vice-President Katainen and Commissioner Bulc in Turkey for High Level Economic Dialogue +++  MIDDLE EAST The Middle East and the EU: new realities, new policies - 6 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium RUSSIA Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär Hirte reist zu Gesprächen nach Russland GEORGIA IMF Staff Concludes Staff Visit to Georgia TRADE POLICY How does EU trade policy work? EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG TRADE COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Regulation (EU) 2018/196 on additional customs duties on imports of certain products originating in the United States of America EEAS COMMISSION DECISION on Framework on Counter-

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  EUROPEAN SEMESTER:  EU Semester Winter Package: assessing Member States' progress on economic and social priorities +++  Factsheet - Key Employment Figures.pdf +++  Factsheet - Structural Reform Support Service.pdf +++  Factsheets - Upskilling Pathways.pdf +++  Infographic - CSR implementation.pdf +++  Infographic- SGP-MIP Winter 2019.pdf +++  Infographic - CSR implementation overview.pdf +++  European Semester 2019: Winter Package explained +++  Opening remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis on the European Semester Winter Package +++  Opening remarks by Commissioner Moscovici on the European Semester Winter Package +++  Speakings by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2019 European Semester Winter Package +++  EVP/CSU zum Europäischen Semester +++  Views of French, German and Italian Parliamentarians on EU and EMU Reforms +++  Eurozone countries should take structural reforms in their own hands – not wait for recommendations by the E

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  BREXIT:  Brexit Preparedness: EU Commission welcomes political agreement on basic road transport for freight and passengers +++  Committee expresses concerns to Home Secretary about EU Settlement Scheme +++  European Union Committee draws special attention to three Brexit-related trade agreements +++  House of Lords debates further discussions with EU +++  UK Government: Guidance: Government Procurement Agreement: UK participation after EU Exit +++  Statement der EVP/CSU zu den jüngsten Brexit-Entwicklungen +++  TAXATION Publications - TAX3 Report - Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance Steuersonderausschuss: Ferber fordert von den Mitgliedstaaten mehr Einsatz für Steuergerechtigkeit Call for minimum corporate tax: S&Ds success in the fight against tax evasion, tax avoidance and money laundering in Europe Europa-SPD zum TAX3-Sonderausschuss gegen Finanzkriminalität: "Weitere Etappe im Kampf

IEU Environment Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  BIO-ECONOMY:  European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 - 8-10 July 2019, Helsinki, Finland +++  ECOSYSTEMS:  EEA: Mapping Europe’s ecosystems key to ensuring their future health and resilience +++  PESTICIDES:  OECD: Countering the Illegal Trade of Pesticides +++  Report on the Customisation Opportunities of IUCLID 6 +++  FERTILIZERS 2019 IFS Technical Conference - 4-5 Jun 2019 PLASTICS UK: Latest news on the Plastic Pollution Bill 2017-19 EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG ENV COMMISSION DECISION on waiving the recovery of the amount of EUR 201,385.20 established by EASME as being receivable from Mesogeiaki Anonimi Emporiki Kai Viomichaniki Etairia and registered under recovery order No 3241404690 ECHA BRIEFS Workshop on strategy to support substitution of chemicals of concern EFSA BRIEFS Public consultation on the active substance mepiquat-chloride - deadline: 29 April 2019 Pest categorisation of Arrhenodes minutus Pest

IEU Climate Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:   UNITED NATIONS:  Deputy Secretary-General, Praising Spain, Germany for Just Coal-to-Renewable Energy Transition Plan, Stresses Need to Address Social Impact of Economic Restructuring +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONS:  No-deal Brexit and US tariff threat, combined with CO2 targets, make 2019 a challenging year - ACEA +++  GERMANY Europa im Klimaschutz voranbringen - Bundesumweltministerium EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG CLIMA COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards measures adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organisation for the monitoring, reporting and verification of aviation emissions for the purpose of implementing a global market-based measure *Note  We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your service

IEU Energy Telegram 27 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ENERGY UNION:  Main Agenda of the Energy Council on 4 March 2019 +++  Present your R&D innovative project at InnoGrid 2019 - ENTSO-E +++  SMART ENERGY:  Digitalising the energy sector: "Ensuring interoperability for enabling Demand Side Flexibility" +++  CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE:  High-level meeting on renewable energy: Clean Energy Industrial Forum ERRIN H2020 Energy Brokerage Event - 9 April 2019, Brussels, Belgium NUCLEAR ENERGY IEA holds workshop on the role of nuclear power in a clean energy system The new, safer nuclear reactors that might help stop climate change - MIT Technology Review __________________________ ENERGY REGULATION ACER decides on methodologies for capacity calculation in 13 Member States for single day-ahead and intraday electricity market coupling EEX EEX granted Recognised Overseas Investment Exchange status in the United Kingdom RENEWABLES Conference Invitation: Leading pra

IEU Single Market Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  CAR INDUSTRY:  ACEA: Statistics - Economic and Market Report: state of the EU auto industry - Full-year 2018 +++  LABOUR MARKET:  European Parliament discusses FRA’s preliminary labour exploitation findings +++  IMF Working Paper No. 19/40 : Are Labor Market Indicators Telling the Truth? Role of Measurement Error in the U.S. Current Population Survey +++  INDICATORS:  GDP per capita in 281 EU regions ranged from 31% to 626% of the EU average in 2017 Employment in EU regions - Employment grew in 9 out of 10 EU regions in 2017 EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG GROW Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de loi, notifié par le Danemark sous le N° 2018/607/DK dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the award of grants under Horizon 2020 – The Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION granti

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ACP:  New ACP-EU Partnership: EU and Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific Leaders intensify the regional talks in Samoa +++  Q&A: The New ACP-EU Partnership +++  UKRAINE:  U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon D. Sondland leads high-level U.S.-EU delegation to Odesa, Ukraine +++  RUSSIA Russian President: Executive Order to improve government administration of the development of Russia’s Arctic zone On 5-6 March, Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg On 4-5 March, Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to Bulgaria LATIN AMERICA EU Commission seeks feed-back: EU-Colombia/Ecuador/Peru Trade Agreement - evaluation TUNISIA »The EU DCFTA with Tunisia: Challenges and Opportunities for Agricultural Trade and Rural Employment« - GIZ EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG TRADE REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the exercise of the power to adopt delegated

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  CAPITAL MARKETS UNION:  Investment firms: Presidency and Parliament agree on a new regulatory and supervision framework +++  EU Commission: Agreement simplifies rules for investment firms to support open and vibrant capital markets +++  EU Commission welcomes agreement on EU rules on covered bonds +++  EVP/CSU zur Einigung beim Benchmark-Dossier +++  EU Commission: Implementing Act on equivalence under EMIR - Japan Financial Services Agency +++  PEPP:  S&Ds abstained on the agreement on the pan-European personal pension product without a real European dimension added value ESMA ESMA publishes responses to its Consultation on reporting guidelines under the MMF Regulation EUROPEAN SEMESTER “Decent wages and social justice are crucial for a fair European Semester”, say S&Ds ECB Benoît Cœuré: Euro interest rate benchmark reform: achievements and remaining challenges Yves Mersch: Lending and payment systems in uphea

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  BREXIT:  EU Council: Basic road connectivity in the event of no-deal Brexit – provisional agreement with Parliament +++  MEPs: Protecting citizens’ access to social security in case of no-deal Brexit +++  S&Ds: May should stop asking the UK Parliament the same questions and instead ask the British people +++  Europa-SPD: Sozialausschuss verabschiedet Notfallmaßnahmen für harten Brexit: Sicherheitsnetz für EU-Bürgerinnen und -Bürger +++  S&D-Fraktionsvorsitzender Udo Bullmann zu Brexit +++  ALDE: Parliament approves social security entitlements in the event of a no-deal Brexit +++  ALDE: Ensuring Basic Road Freight Connectivity after Brexit +++  How will Brexit affect British citizens living in Norway? +++  BDI zum Brexit: Britische Politik darf Entscheidungen nicht länger vertagen +++  TAX 3 Transcriptions / Verbatim of TAX3 Meetings - Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance MERGERS EU Com

IEU Environment Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  WATER QUALITY:  EU Commission's report on water quality and flood risk management – improvements are there, but more needs to be done +++  WFD and FD Implementation Reports +++  WWF: Unambitious and ineffective: Member States’ water report cards are in +++  OCEAN GOVERNANCE:  Supporting effective ocean governance. The role of Responsible R&I and Ocean Literacy - 18-20 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium +++  PESTICIDES Die Grünen/EFA: Neonikotinoide - EU-Kommission zieht die Zügel an FOOD LAW EP Think-tank: Briefing - Reconsidering the General Food Law - 26-02-2019 RECONVERSION Reconversion of industrial areas and EU regional policy: STOA workshop - EP Research Service EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG ENV REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and the Floods Directive (2007/60/EC) Second River Basin Management Plans First

IEU Climate Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  CLIMATE FINANCE:  Towards a climate-neutral Europe: EU invests over €10bn in innovative clean technologies +++  Innovation Fund Delegated Regulation - Frequently Asked Questions +++  S&Ds secure agreement on financial benchmarks to encourage greater investment in the low-carbon economy +++  GCF:  The Green Climate Fund Board selects Yannick Glemarec as new Executive Director +++  EU ETS Carbon Pulse: Emissions drop leads BASF to more ambitious CO2 neutrality goal EU Market: EUAs lift off recent lows but stay lodged below €20, 200-DMA - Carbon Pulse COP 24 SWP: After the Katowice Climate Summit - Building Blocks for the EU Climate Agenda TRANSPORT EMISSIONS Rechtsmittel vor EuGH in Sachen Euro-6-Norm - EuGH DECARBONISATION Transition to fossil-free industries: technology pathways and policies - 18 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG CLIMA COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... suppl

IEU Energy Telegram 26 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ENERGY MERGERS:  EU Commission approves RWE's acquisition of E.ON electricity generation assets +++  The Bundeskartellamt has no objections to the acquisition of a stake in E.ON by RWE +++  ENERGY UNION:  EU Commission Have your say! Consultation on the list of candidate gas PCIs +++  ENERGY TRANSITION:  Bruegel: The Sound of Economics - Backstage: The next decade of European energy transition Webinar: Participatory Financing for Sustainable Energy EEX Introduction of Exchange Trading for Greek Power Futures on EEX ENERGY REGULATION CEER: Strengthening regulatory collaboration between Europe and Africa IEA IEA launches online resource on energy service companies around the world COAL ifo Institut: Wirtschaftswissenschaftler sehen Kohle-Ausstieg skeptisch *Note  We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click h

IEU Single Market Telegram 25 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  THE JUNCKER PLAN:  Juncker Plan: better access to finance for small businesses in the Baltic countries +++  CONSUMER PROTECTION:  Consumer Policy: New EU Commission award for product safety leaders +++  SINGLE MARKET:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Counterfeit products on European markets - E-006056/2018(ASW) +++  EP REPORT on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on computerising the movement and surveillance of excise goods (recast) - A8-0010/2019 EP REPORT on the proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 2006/112/EC as regards the introduction of the detailed technical measures for the operation of the definitive VAT system for the taxation of trade between Member States - A8-0028/2019 DEFENCE INDUSTRIES EU Commission Answer to a written question - Consultation Forum for the European Defence Action Plan - E-005849/2018(ASW) EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG GROW C

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 25 February 2019

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Our telegram headlines today*:  LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES:  EU – League of Arab States Summit: Boosting the Euro-Arab partnership and addressing global challenges together +++  Sharm El-Sheikh summit declaration: Investing in Stability +++  Remarques du Président Juncker à la conférence de presse avec le Président de l'Egypte Al-Sisi, le Président du Conseil européen Tusk et le Secrétaire général de la Ligue des Etats arabes Aboul Gheit, au sommet UE-Ligue des Etats arabes +++  Speech by EU HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the European Union -League of Arab States Summit +++  High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini to visit Lebanon +++  Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the press conference after the EU-LAS summit in Egypt +++  Remarks by Prime Minister of Sweden, Mr. Stefan Löfven at the First LAS-EU Summit +++  CDU/CSU-Bundestagsfraktion: EU-Gipfel mit der Arabischen Liga ist ein Anfang +++  BREXIT Statement on UK interest in existing EU trade remedy

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