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IEU Single Market Telegram 30 July 2019

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SME: EU Commission Consultation: European Partnership for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises +++  PLATFORM ECONOMY: Plateformes en ligne : entrée en vigueur de nouvelles règles européennes pour des échanges justes, équitables et transparents +++  CONSUMER PROTECTION: Un an après la signature de la charte sur la sécurité des produits: les marchés en ligne doivent en faire davantage +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG EMPLCOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION determining for Romania and for the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative the operational programmes and the priorities which have achieved their milestones with the reference to the operational programmes encoded under the following CCI numbers: 2014RO05M9OP001 and 2014RO05SFOP001COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION determining for Croatia and for the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative the operational programme and the priorities which have achieved their milesto…

IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 30 July 2019

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USA: US President Donald Trump will pay a visit to Poland -  President of the Republic of Poland +++  WESTERN BALKANS: IMF Country Report No. 19/254 : Montenegro : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission +++  TRADE DEFENCE: OJ C256 AD polyvinyl alcohols initiation +++ New trade defence investigation initiated AD654 +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG TRADECOMMISSION DECISION on the admissibility of an application under Article 8(1) of Regulation (EU) 2017/821 of the European Parliament and of the Council for the assessment and recognition of a supply chain due diligence scheme by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (only the English text is authentic)COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... invalidating invoices issued by Zhejiang Sunflower Light Energy Science & Technology Ltd in breach of the undertaking repealed by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1570COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION authorising the R…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 30 July 2019

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BANKING UNION: Bundesverfassungsgericht: Regelungen zur Europäischen Bankenunion bei strikter Auslegung nicht kompetenzwidrig +++ EVP/CSU zum Verfassungsgerichtsurteil zur Bankenunion +++ CDU/CSU-Bundestagsfraktion zur Bankenunion: Haushaltsverantwortung des Bundestages bleibt gewahrt +++ Marcel Fratzscher: „Bundesverfassungsgericht stärkt EZB“ +++  EBA: EBA issues Opinion on measures to address macroprudential risk following notification by Finnish FSA +++  ECBHow forward guidance can reduce uncertaintyECB: International debt and Special Purpose Entities: evidence from IrelandECB: Fast trading and the virtue of entropy: evidence from the foreign exchange market IMFIMF Working Paper No. 19/164 : The Long Shadow of the Global Financial Crisis: Public Interventions in the Financial Sector EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ECFINCommission opinion in accordance with Article 19 of the Statute of the European Investment BankCOMMISSION DECISION approving the Financial …

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 30 July 2019

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TAXATION: OECD: Global Forum on tax transparency reveals new compliance ratings for nine jurisdictions +++ Why greater tax transparency is needed to help fix the broken global tax system - Open Knowledge Foundation Blog +++  UK: Full list of new ministerial and government appointments: July 2019 +++  STATE AID: EU Commission approves €5.6 million aid for Rostock airport in Germany +++ EU Commission approves €27.4 million for multimodal platform in the Port of Galați +++  MERGERSEU Commission clears acquisition of sole control over Royal Reesink Group by TritonEU Commission clears acquisition of Workforce by Elliot Group and Insight GroupEU Commission clears acquisition of Celgene by BMS EUROJUSTHuge cocaine bust in Italy with support from Eurojust TRANSPARENCYSeminar on the future of EU transparency GENDER EQUALITYHigh-level conference: Europe for gender equality? Taking stock, taking action EU OMBUDSMANLatest publications by the EU OmbudsmanDecision in…

IEU Environment Telegram 30 July 2019

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CIRCULAR ECONOMY: European Days for sustainable circular economy +++ EU Commission Consultation: European Partnership for a Circular bio-based Europe +++ Juncker Plan supports €50 million EIB loan for circular economy business in the Netherlands +++  EU COMMISSION REGiSTER: DG ENV: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1141 to update the list of invasive alien species of Union concern +++  EFSA BRIEFSPublic consultation on the active substance gibberellin - deadline: 29 September 2019Pest categorisation of Spodoptera lituraModification of the existing maximum residue levels for quizalofop (resulting from the use of propaquizafop) in lettuces and salad plants
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IEU Climate Telegram 30 July 2019

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AVIATION EMISSIONS: EU Commission Roadmap Consultation: European Partnership for Clean Aviation +++  CLIMATE SUMMIT: Climate action summit 2019 +++  UN: Conflict, climate change among factors that increase desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish, says UN chief +++  COP25: Chile Leads Mitigation Coalition for Climate Action Summit IPCCInterviews with authors of IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land UNITED KINGDOM"UK Committed to Climate Action" CLIMATE & CORPORATE GOVERNANCECorporate governance conference: company law and climate change? EU COUNCIL REGISTERCm 3679 2019 Rev 1 Working Party on AviationSt 11522 2019 Init - Preparation of the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) - Information paper in the area of facilitation
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IEU Energy Telegram 30 July 2019

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ENERGY REGULATION: ACER publishes a new edition of the REMIT Quarterly +++ CEER publications in July and August +++  LNG: CEER: Boosting competitive Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) markets +++  NUCLEAR ENERGY: IAEA: Spent Fuel Management: Four Decades of Research HYDROGENEU Commission Consultation: European Partnership for Clean Hydrogen GERMANYEnergieverbrauch im ersten Halbjahr laut AG Energiebilanzen leicht gesunken EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG ENERREPORT FROM THE COMMISSION Annual Report on the Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in the European Union for the Year 2017

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IEU Single Market Telegram 29 July 2019

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RESEARCH & INNOVATION: European Commission Joint Research Centre opens world-class laboratories to researchers +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG GROW: Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de loi fédérale, notifié par la Autriche sous le N° 2019/192/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 fédérale, notifié par la Autriche sous le N° 2019/192/A dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 +++ COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… on the harmonised standards for electromagnetic compatibility drafted in support of Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council +++ 
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IEU Trade & Commerce 29 July 2019

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RUSSIA: EU verurteilt Vorgehen der russischen Sicherheitskräfte gegen Demonstranten in Moskau +++ Russian President: Meeting with Federal Anti-Monopoly Service Head Igor Artemyev +++  WTO: WTO issues 2019 editions of flagship statistical publications +++  TRADE DEFENCE: OJ L200 Tungsten electrodes definitive measures +++  EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG TRADECOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Regulation (EU) No 2018/1469 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain seamless pipes and tubes, of iron or steel, originating in Russia and Ukraine, following a partial interim review pursuant to Article 11(3) of Regulation (EU) No 2016/1036COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION concerning an application for refund of anti-dumping duties paid on imports of certain iron or steel fasteners originating in the People’s Republic of China (only the Danish text is authentic)COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION authorising the Republic of Croatia to…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 29 July 2019

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FINANCIAL SERVICES: Financial services: EU Commission sets out its equivalence policy with non-EU countries +++ EVP/CSU: Äquivalenz: Keine Sonderregeln für die Briten! +++  ESMA:ESMA updates Q&As on MiFIR data reporting +++  ECB: ECB publishes legal acts relating to targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTROs)ECB: Behind the scenes of the beauty contest: window dressing and the G-SIB frameworkECB: Insurers’ investment strategies: pro- or countercyclical?ECB/2019/22 Decision of the ECB of 22 July 2019 amending Decision (EU) 2016/810 (ECB/2016/10) on a second series of targeted longer-term refinancing operationsECB/2019/21 Decision of the ECB of 22 July 2019 on a third series of targeted longer-term refinancing operations BISLatest publications by the BISSharon Donnery: Weathering storms - Brexit, overheating pressures, and global factorsVitas Vasiliauskas: Real estate taxation and macroprudential policyYakiv Smolii: National Bank of Ukraine p…

IEU Legal & Corporate Telegram 29 July 2019

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BREXIT: UK & Financial services: EU Commission sets out its equivalence policy with non-EU countries +++ PM Boris Johnson meeting with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on 29 July 2019 +++ UK Brexit – Double Taxation Agreements (France, Austria, Switzerland, and others) +++  ANTITRUST: EU Commission consults stakeholders on guidance for national courts when handling disclosure information +++  MERGERSEU Commission clears acquisition of Panalpina Welttransport by DSVEU Commission clears acquisition of GAME by Sports Direct InternationalConcentrations: La Commission autorise l'acquisition du contrôle conjoint de Oney Bank par BPCE et Auchan Holding CJEUEU Court of Justice: The Belgian law extending the operating life of nuclear power stations Doel 1 and Doel 2 was adopted without the required environmental assessments being carried out firstEU Court of Justice: The operator of a website that features a Facebook ‘Like’ button can be a controller joint…

IEU Environment Telegram 29 July 2019

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CIRCULAR ECONOMY: Sustainability and the circular economy on display in cultural events during  - Finland’s EU Council Presidency +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: St 10215 2019 Init Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 2016 on requirements relating to gaseous and particulate pollutant emission limits and type-approval for internal combustion engines for non-road mobile machinery, amending Regulations (EU) No 1024/2012 and (EU) No 167/2013, and amending and repealing Directive 97/68/EC +++ CM 3604 2019 REV 1 Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification +++  EFSA BRIEFSSafety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from genetically modified Escherichia coli (strain BLASC)Scientific statement on the coverage of bats by the current pesticide risk assessment for birds and mammalsSafety evaluation of the food enzyme chitinase from Streptomyces violaceoruber (strain pChi)A combination …

IEU Climate Telegram 29 July 2019

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UNFCCC: Fossil Fuels Are Biggest Part of Global Ecological Footprint +++  EMISSIONS TRADE: EVP/CDU: UN-Zivilluftfahrts-Organisation ICAO behindert Klimaschutz und Emissionshandel +++  METHANE EMISSIONS: IEA Update: Tracking methane emissions: a major and often overlooked greenhouse gas +++  ROAD TRANSPORT EMISSIONSEP Think-tank: Stricter CO2 emission standards for new cars and vans [European Parliament impact 2014-2019] CARBON FINANCESustainable finance and benchmarks: Low-carbon benchmarks and positive-carbon-impact benchmarks [EU Legislation in Progress] - EP Think-tank AGRICULTURAL EMISSIONS5 Questions About Agricultural Emissions, Answered - WRI - World Resource Institute EU COUNCIL REGISTERST 10215 2019 INIT Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 2016 on requirements relating to gaseous and particulate pollutant emission limits and type-approval for internal combustion engines for non-road mobile mac…

iEU Energy Telegram 29 July 2019

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NUCLEAR ENERGY: EU Court of Justice: The Belgian law extending the operating life of nuclear power stations Doel 1 and Doel 2 was adopted without the required environmental assessments being carried out first +++ BMU-Stellungnahme zum EuGH-Urteil zu Doel +++ Grüne/EFA zum EuGH-Urteil zur Laufzeitverlängerung der belgischen Pannenmeiler Doel 1 und 2 +++ Research Headlines - A pan-European approach to research on radioactive waste management +++  ENERGY REGULATIONACER decides on the methodology for coordinated redispatching and countertrading in Bulgaria, Greece and RomaniaSouth West Europe Capacity Calculation report published - ENTSO-ESave the day: CEER 2019 Customers Conference on 5. November 2019 ELECTRICITY GRIDHow can we find the optimal route for new power transmission lines? IEAPresident of Georgia joins Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency ENERGY4EUEU4Energy Governance publishes policy brief on Moldova’s electricity market ref…

IEU Weekly Agenda Telegram 29 July 2019

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Our IEU AGENDA this week*: 
EU COMMISSION: EU Commission - Calendar +++ Change of Commission and Summer Recess: No Calendar available +++ EU Commission Upcoming Events +++ 26 September 2019: Commissioner Navracsics hosts second European Education Summit +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPS: Meetings of EU Commission expert groups +++ 16th Liaison meeting 3-5 Sept 2019 +++ National Correspondents Meeting of 6 September 2019 +++ (CEG/NOM/028) meeting of the Customs Expert Group, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclh meeting of the Customs Expert Group, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section, HS/WCO Coordination Sector +++ 2019-09-11-Expert Group for horizontal questions concerning the CAP +++ FSUG meeting +++ 2nd meeting of the Commission Expert Group: specific ethical issues raised by driverless mobility +++ EIA/SEA expert Group meeting 26-27 September +++ 27th meeting of the Co-ordination Group for Biodiversity and Nature 26-27 September 2019 +++ Expert Group on a Delegated Act under Vet…

IEU Single Market Telegram 26 July 2019

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INDUSTRIAL POLICY: Bruegel: European champion-ships: industrial champions and competition policy +++  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° 2019/206/DK 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° 2019/206/DK dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 +++ Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet d'un projet de traité, notifié par l'Allemagne sous le N° 2019/187/D dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535 +++  EU COUNCIL REGISTER: Cm 3689 2019 Init Working Party on Consumer Protection and Information

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IEU Trade & Commerce Telegram 26 July 2019

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FTA NEGOTIATIONS: EU Commission publishes the latest updates on trade and investment talks with Australia, New-Zealand, Indonesia, Chile and China +++ NZ Specific measures concerning the management of preferential treatment +++ Australia anti-competitive conduct, merger control and subsidies +++ Report on the 5th round of negotiations between the EU and Chile for the modernisation of the trade part of the EU-Chile Association Agreement +++  CANADA: EU and Canada agree on an interim appeal arrangement for disputes in the World Trade Organization +++ EP Think-tank Study - The role of constitutional courts, a comparative law perspective - Canada: The Supreme Court - 23-07-2019 +++  USA: Statement by the Spokesperson on the announcement by the US Department of Justice to resume capital punishment +++ Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q2 GDP: Economy Grows 2.1% in Q2 +++ Joint US-EU Statement one year on: let’s stay focused on a positi…

IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 26 July 2019

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GREECE: EU Commission extends post-programme framework for Greece and discontinues position of Mission Chief +++  ECB: EP Think-tank: At a Glance - Appointment of the President of the ECB +++ The euro: a safe means of payment +++ Gold agreement no longer necessary +++ Latest publications by the ECB +++ Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates) +++ As market matures central banks conclude that a formal gold agreement is no longer necessary +++ Results of the Q3 2019 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters +++ Euro banknote counterfeiting decreased further in the first half of 2019 +++ Monetary policy, macroprudential policy, and financial stability +++ Disentangling the role of the exchange rate in oil-related scenarios for the European stock market +++ Letter from the ECB President to Mr Markus Ferber, MEP, on stablecoin initiatives +++ Letter from the ECB President to Mr Markus Ferber, MEP, on …

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