23 August 2016

IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 22.August 2016



# EIP-SCC

  • EIP-SCC AC SUM after summer webinar: what is planned in EV4SCC and New Mobility Services in the next months?
  • EIP-SCC: Call for Innovative proposals for the energy industry until 11th October
  • Reduce the energy consumption of your school by 75% with the ZEMedS School Technical & Financial Toolkit
  • International STREETLIFE Symposium

# URBACT

  • Motion for a resolution on the creation of a joint mechanism for the Copernicus and URBACT programmes, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme, for the purposes of effective urban planning - B8-2016-0954  

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • Smart Cities Council: Capital, tech and academia team up on "smart city in a box" platform
  • The glue that binds smart cities together – BetaNews
  • Building the data foundations for smart cities - Information Age

# SMART FINANCE

  • Smart Cities Council: Three smart city funding sources you may not have thought about
  • Smart Cities Council:Overlooked funding source: How to collect money you're owed

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • How will robotics applications change the transport of people and goods? - European Parliamentary Research Service

# SMART ENERGY

  • Smart Cities Council: Access to Energy for People Living in Off-Grid Areas in India

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • Urban gardens provide many ecosystem services to Barcelona residents

# SMART MOBILITY

  • ELTIS Finland to develop one-ticket mobility service network
  • TRIP: E-MOBILITY WORKS video outlines steps to implement urban e-mobility
  • TRIP: More electric vehicle charge points than petrol stations in UK by 2020
  • Fraunhofer IAO: Smarte Datenanalyse gegen Stau
  • Carbon footprint calculator for railway construction released

# SMART LIVING

  • Forbes: Will Consumers Embrace Smart Cities? Seven Tech Experts Weigh In
  • Webinar Pokémon Politics: Digital Policy in the Age of Augmented Reality - Geneva Internet Platform
  • Robot Charlie supports children with diabetes
  • Digital technologies: making cities better places to live
  • Fraunhofer IAO: SHAPING FUTURE: Bürger, Experten und Designer gestalten Zukunft

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Smart Cities Council: New Smart Campus addresses youth unemployment and access to education
  • Smart Cities Council:Developing the smart city workforce: It doesn't always happen in the classroom
  • Smart Cities Council: Citizen engagement in the digital age: What works?
  • AGE+: Mehrsprachige e-learning Plattform für die Fortbildung der Verwaltungsmitarbeiter - Rat der Gemeinden und Regionen Europas

# SMART CITIES - USA

  • U.S. Energy Department Awards Nearly $1.3 Million to Encourage Data-Driven Local Energy Planning
  • Smart Cities Council: How collaborative funding builds new economic opportunities in Detroit
  • Smart Cities Council:Why Kansas City leaders want a smart city (and how they're doing it)

# SMART CITIES - AUSTRALIA

  • The six key challenges for Sydney and Melbourne to be smart cities of the future - NEWS.com.au

# SMART CITIES - INDIA

  • Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy: India 'far away' from having smart cities - Times of India
  • Hyderabad software for smart city plans of Copenhagen – The Hindu
  • Accreditation criteria to certify smart cities? - Times of India
  • Govt may impose taxes to achieve smart city mission - Times of India

# SMART CITIES - SINGAPORE

  • Singapore - FCL Conference: Future Cities and Challenges
  • Huawei to tap safe, smart city interest with Singapore lab - ZDNet

# SMART CITIES - CHINA

  • UN & Jack Ma: Quality rural education key for China
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IEU FUNDING Telegram 22.August 2016



# DG REGIO

  • Registration for the 7th Strategy Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is OPEN

# DG RESEARCH

  • Research Headlines - Re-educating the immune system
  • Events - Examining music interventions for children with learning disabilities - 28 November 2016, London, United Kingdom

# DG CONNECT

  • Responsible R&I and Societal Dimension (RRI-SSH) at the ICT Proposer's Day, Bratislava

# INEA

  • Motorways of the Sea (MoS) one-day event coming up in September

# EACEA

  • Selection results - Knowledge Alliances-Sector Skills Alliances 2016

# CHAFEA

  • Five open calls for tender have been published on 19 August 2016. The calls were launched under the Better Training for Safer Food initiative and concern the organisation and implementation of training activities

# SWITCHMED

  • SwitchMed: 6 grassroot initiatives selected to get support in Algeria, Lebanon and Tunisia

# EUROPEAID

  • Latest Calls by EuropeAid
    • 138120 - Supply, installation and upgrade of hardware and docuware solution for the Electronic Document Management System of the Civil Status and Passport Directorate - Ministry of Interior to Jordan
    • 136032 - Technical Assistance for Developed Analytical Basis for Formulating Strategies and Actions toward Low Carbon Development
    • 137903 - National Programme for Turkey 2013 under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance - Transition Assistance and Institution Building Component
    • 138059 - Evaluation and monitoring of the Sector reform contract for Public administration reform and public finance management
    • 138078 - Further support to forensic medicine services in Kosovo
    • 136183 - Supply for Increasing Border Surveillance Capacity of Borders between Turkey and Greece
    • 137118 - Supply of Road Weather Information System (RWIS) Equipment, Software and Training
    • 137955 - Technical Assistance to ACP Secretariat for the Intra ACP GCCA+ Program and Climate Support Facility management
    • 138069 - Road Safety-Vision Zero for Turkey
    • 138080 - The Establishment of National Environmental Label in Turkey
    • 138140 - Support for programme management and implementation of the OPSYS information system
    • 138191 - Strengthening the Capacities of the Ministry of Justice in line with the Requirements of the EU Accession Negotiation Process Location - Republic of Serbia
    • 138217 - Support to the Education Sector Reform (Education Sector Development Plan/ESDP 2016-2020)
    • 138252 - Culture Advisory Services
    • 152550 - European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): 2016 Global Call for Proposals

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Commission Decision on the financial consequences regarding certain expenditure co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund for the operational programme for structural interventions in Germany 2000-2006 under Objective 1 (Bundesland Sachsen-Anhalt)
  • Commission Implementing Decision amending Implementing Decision C(2015) 897 approving certain elements of the operational programme “GALICIA” for support from the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for growth and jobs goal for the region Galicia in Spain
  • Commission Implementing Decision amending Implementing Decision C(2014) 10110 approving certain elements of the operational programme “Sustainability and Efficiency in the Use of Resources” for support from the Cohesion Fund under the Investment for growth and jobs goal in Portugal
  • Décision de la Commission relative au contrat type d'expert du programme-cadre pour la recherche et l’innovation dans l’Union européenne «Horizon 2020» (2014-2020) et du programme de recherche et de formation de la Communauté européenne de l’énergie atomique (2014-2018), au contrat type d'expert du programme du Fonds de recherche du charbon et de l’acier et à la méthode de calcul des honoraires des experts pour l’évaluation à distance et l'examen éthique, et abrogeant la décision C(2013) 8373

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • EP Motion for a resolution on measures to simplify bureaucratic procedures and introduce flexibility mechanisms into cross-border cooperation programmes - B8-2016-0940
  • EU Commission Answer - Monitoring the use of EU funding earmarked for an ITI project in the Mar Menor - P-005797/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Commission response to World Health Assembly (WHA) resolution on biomedical research and development - E-004882/2016
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IEU INNOVATION Telegram 22.August 2016



# SINGLE MARKET

  • Digitaleurope: Industry Comments on Germany Product Database
  • Industry position: RoHS Pack 9 Exemptions Assessment Report -Umbrella Project Initial Feedback
  • cep: Hemmnisse bei grenzüberschreitender Paketzustellung abbauen - EU-Kommission will die grenzüberschreitende Paketzustellung verbessern und schießt dabei über das Ziel hinaus

# EMPLOYMENT

  • Towards a coherent EU labour immigration policy

# INNOVATION

  • Responsible R&I and Societal Dimension (RRI-SSH) at the ICT Proposer's Day, Bratislava

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • COMMISSION OPINION on the draft Programming Document 2017-2019 within the framework of Regulation (EC) No 2062/94 of the Council of 18 July 1994 establishing a European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
  • Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet d'arrêté royal, notifié par la Belgique sous le n°2016/233/B dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535
  • Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet d'arrêté royal, notifié par la Belgique sous le n°2016/233/B dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535

# EU COUNCIL

  • ST 11693 2016 INIT - Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 of 26 February 2009 on the Community trade mark (codified version)
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IEU DIGITAL Telegram 22.August 2016



# CONNECTIVITY

  • DG Connect: B-DAY: Going Giga - Registrations open

# DATA PROTECTION

  • EU Commission Answer - US rules on the future of online privacy - E-004145/2016
  • Die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung kommt: Welche Änderungen ergeben sich im geltenden Recht? - EU-Abgeordneter Jan Philipp Albrecht (Die Grünen)

# E-COMMERCE

  • EP Motion for a resolution on tackling the online sale of counterfeit food products - B8-2016-0956
  • cep: Hemmnisse bei grenzüberschreitender Paketzustellung abbauen - EU-Kommission will die grenzüberschreitende Paketzustellung verbessern und schießt dabei über das Ziel hinaus

# GEOBLOCKING

  • EP Motion for a resolution on geoblocking - B8-2016-0922

# CYBER SECURITY

  • Young European white hat hackers meet for the 2nd Cyber Security Challenge competition - ENISA
  • Bern Symposium on Global Cybersecurity Awareness Messaging - Geneva Internet Platform

# POKÉMON POLITICS

  • Webinar Pokémon Politics: Digital Policy in the Age of Augmented Reality - Geneva Internet Platform

# SPECTRUM

  • Deutsche UMTS-Frequenzen - Wohin der Kompass zeigt - Save Our Spectrum

# EU REGISTERS

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Publications - Agencies/JU's : BEREC - Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications - Committee on Budgetary Control
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IEU TRADE Telegram 22.August 2016



# DUAL USE

  • DG Trade: INFORMATION NOTE - Information on measures adopted by Member States in conformity with Articles 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 17 and 22 of Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items (2016/C 304/03).

# CETA

  • EU-Abgeordneter Bernd LANGE (S&D/SPD) zu CETA: „Nacharbeit nötig“
  • BUND Gutachten zu CETA: "vorläufige" Anwendung des Handelsvertrages kann zum Dauerzustand werden

# RUSSIA

  • EU Commission Answer - Extension of the sanctions against Russia and the Russian embargo: Italian agri-food industry hit once again - E-005524/2016

# UKRAINE

  • Readout of U.S. Vice President Biden’s Call with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

# CHINA

  • UK Guidance: Factsheet on Bad-faith Trade marks in China

# IRAN

  • EP Amendments 255 - 475 - EU strategy towards Iran after the nuclear agreement - PE 587.437v07-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs

# SIA

  • EU Commission Answer - Bioenergy for Europe - consequences for human rights worldwide - E-004799/2016

# WTO

  • DG Trade: EU requests WTO panel over Colombia’s discrimination against imported spirits

# UNCITRAL

  • Save the date: Towards a Global Framework for International Commercial Transactions: Implementing the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts - UNCITRAL

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Commission Implementing Decision amending Commission Implementing Decision C(2015) 9014 final adopting a Support Measure to an Information and Communication Programme for the years 2015 and 2016

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - Thursday, 1 September 2016 - PE 587.643v01-00 - Committee on Development

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 11728 2016 Init - Joint Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 329/2007
  • St 11728 2016 Add 1 - ANNEXES to the Joint Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 329/2007 of 27 March 2007
  • St 10530 2016 Cor 1- Draft Council Decision concerning restrictive measures against ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida and persons, groups, undertakings and entities associated with them and repealing Common Position 2002/402/CFSP and Draft Council Regulation imposing additional restrictive measures directed against ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida and natural and legal persons, entities or bodies associated with them - Adoption
  • St 11726 2016 Init - Meetings of the Working Party of Foreign Relations Counsellors – First semester
  • St 11727 2016 Init - Accession negotiations with Montenegro Chapter 19 : Social policy and employment
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IEU EURO Telegram 22.August 2016



# CAPITAL MARKETS UNION

  • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to regulatory technical standards for the reporting of transactions to competent authorities
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to regulatory technical standards specifying the organisational requirements of investment firms engaged in algorithmic trading
  • Better Finance: THE CMU ACTION PLAN – ONE YEAR ON - REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

# BANKING

  • EP Amendments 46 - 196 - Prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms - PE 587.498v02-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • IMF Working Paper No. 16/175: Profitability and Balance Sheet Repair of Italian Banks

# HELICOPTER MONEY

  • Motion for a resolution on the idea of 'helicopter money' and its consequences for the peripheral countries of the eurozone - B8-2016-0972

# ECB

  • Question to the ECB - Caixa Geral de Depósitos bank - PE 585.526v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

# NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES

  • Deutsche Bank Research: Growing doubts about negative interest rate policy

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Sept avis de la Commission au titre de l'article 19/2 des statuts BEI (20/07/16)
  • Trois avis de la Commission au titre de l'article 19/2 des statuts BEI (13/07/16)
  • Un avis de la Commission au titre de l'article 19/2 des statuts BEI (08/07/16)
  • Huit avis de la Commission au titre de l'article 19/2 des statuts BEI (07/07/16)
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IEU LEGAL Telegram 22.August 2016


# TRANSPARENCY

  • EU Commission Answer - Framework to regulate the involvement of lobbies in parliamentary activities - E-005116/2016
  • EP Draft report - Commissioners' declarations of interests - Guidelines - PE 587.462v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs

# MERGERS

  • EU Commission Answer - Competences of competition authorities: takeover of Kaiser's Tengelmann by Edeka - E-005473/2016
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Pusignan DC1 by SEGRO and PSPIB

# STATE AID

  • EU Commission Answer - Sale of Hahn Airport by the State of Rhineland-Palatinate - P-005325/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Application of EU law in the planned sale of Frankfurt-Hahn airport - P-005448/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Spain's imminent closure of 26 uncompetitive mines - E-004528/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - NAMA's Project Eagle sale - E-005303/2016

# ANTITRUST

  • EU Commission Answer - Transparency of Commission action as regards the complaint concerning the abuse of a dominant position by the Danish company VELUX - P-005360/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Ensuring equal treatment in matters relating to fair competition - E-005362/2016

# TAXATION

  • EU Commission Answer - Patent boxes and modified nexus approach - P-005395/2016
  • OECD releases discussion draft on branch mismatch structures under Action 2 of the BEPS Action Plan
  • OECD: Liechtenstein strengthens international tax co-operation – ratifies the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 22 août 2016
  • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure de délégation le 19 août 2016
  • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure d'habilitation le 19 août 2016
  • Note journalière des décisions prises par procédure écrite le 22 août 2016
  • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2015/3965 - Part II
  • Décision de la Commission visant à approuver la réponse à la demande confirmative d'accès aux documents GESTDEM 2015/3965 - Part II
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senato della Repubblica (IT) - COM(2016) 290 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - COM(2016) 51 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Bundesrat (DE) - COM(2016) 127 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - COM(2016) 50 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senát (CZ) - COM(2015) 576 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera Deputaților (RO) - COM(2016) 23_24_26 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera dei Deputati (IT) - COM(2015) 192 final
  • COMMISSION DECISION on an application to intervene by the Commission

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • EP Motion for a resolution on the representation of employees on boards - B8-2016-0942
  • EU Commission Answer - Inapplicability of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union to the memorandums concerning Greece - E-011218/2015

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 3698 2016 Init Jurists/Linguists Group

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62016TN0311: Case T-311/16: Action brought on 21 June 2016 — Siemens Industry Software v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TB0083: Case T-83/15: Order of the General Court of 16 June 2016 — Swatch v EUIPO — L’atelier Wysiwyg (wysiwatch WhatYouSeeIsTheWatchYouGet)
  • CELEX:62016TN0310: Case T-310/16: Action brought on 20 June 2016 — Foshan Lihua Ceramic v Commission
  • CELEX:62014TB0269: Case T-269/14: Order of the General Court of 22 June 2016 — Gain Capital UK v EUIPO — Citigroup (CITY INDEX)
  • CELEX:62016TN0307: Case T-307/16: Action brought on 17 June 2016 — CEE Bankwatch Network v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TA0097: Case T-97/15: Judgment of the General Court of 6 July 2016 — Mozzetti v EUIPO — di Lelio (ALFREDO’S GALLERY alla Scrofa Roma) (EU trade mark — Proceedings for a declaration of invalidity — Figurative EU trade mark ALFREDO’S GALLERY alla Scrofa Roma — Earlier national word mark L’ORIGINALE ALFREDO — Request for proof of genuine use — Article 57(2) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Relative ground for refusal — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62016TN0260: Case T-260/16: Action brought on 24 May 2016 — Kingdom of Sweden v European Commission
  • CELEX:62015TA0096: Case T-96/15: Judgment of the General Court of 6 July 2016 — Mozzett v EUIPO — di Lelio (Alfredo alla Scrofa) (EU trade mark — Proceedings for a declaration of invalidity — Figurative EU trade mark Alfredo alla Scrofa — Earlier national word mark L’ORIGINALE ALFREDO — Request for proof of genuine use — Article 57(2) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Relative ground for refusal — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62013TB0533: Case T-533/13: Order of the General Court of 10 June 2016 — Lithuania v Commission
  • CELEX:62016TB0004: Case T-4/16: Order of the General Court of 2 June 2016 — Rabbit v EUIPO — DMG Media (rabbit) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Withdrawal of the opposition — No need to adjudicate)
  • CELEX:62015CA0200: Case C-200/15: Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 16 June 2016 — European Commission v Portuguese Republic (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Article 110 TFEU — Internal taxation — Discriminatory taxation — Second-hand motor vehicles imported from other Member States — Determination of their taxable value — Depreciation rate)
  • CELEX:62014TA0661: Case T-661/14: Judgment of the General Court of 14 July 2016 — Latvia v Commission (EAGGF, EAGF and EAFRD — Expenditure excluded from financing — Flat-rate financial correction — Conditionality — Minimum requirements for good agricultural and environmental conditions — Norms — Article 5(1) and Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 — Article 6(1) and Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 73/2009)
  • CELEX:62014TA0567: Case T-567/14: Order of the General Court of 29 June 2016 — Group v EUIPO — ILIEV (GROUP Company TOURISM & TRAVEL) (European Union trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for European Union figurative mark GROUP Company TOURISM & TRAVEL — Earlier, non-registered national figurative marks GROUP Company TOURISM & TRAVEL — Relative ground for refusal — Application of national law — Article 8(4) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Evidence establishing the content of the national right — Rule 19(2)(d) of Regulation (EC) No 2868/95 — Failure to take account of evidence adduced before the Board of Appeal — Discretion of the Board of Appeal — Article 76(2) of Regulation No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62015TB0629: Case T-629/15: Order of the General Court of 17 June 2016 — Hako v EUIPO (SCRUBMASTER) (EU trade mark — Application for EU word mark SCRUBMASTER — Absolute ground for refusal — Descriptive character — Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Action manifestly lacking any foundation in law)
  • CELEX:62015TB0590: Case T-590/15: Order of the General Court of 24 June 2016 — Onix Asigurări v EIOPA (Action for failure to act, for annulment and for damages — Application for an inquiry to be opened into the alleged infringement of EU law — Decision of the Chair of EIOPA not to open an inquiry — Decision of the Appeals Committee to dismiss as inadmissible the complaint — Time-limits for bringing proceedings — Act not open to challenge — Infringement of essential procedural requirements — Action in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly lacking any legal basis)
  • CELEX:62014TA0224: Case T-224/14: Judgment of the General Court of 30 June 2016 — CW v Council (Common Foreign and Security Policy — Restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Tunisia — Freezing of funds — Extension — Right to property — Proportionality — Error of fact — Misuse of powers — Non-contractual liability)
  • CELEX:62015TB0588: Case T-588/15: Order of the General Court of 13 June 2016 — GABO:mi v Commission (Seventh framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007-2013) — Grant agreements — Suspension of payments — Lifting of the suspension — No need to adjudicate)
  • CELEX:62015CA0186: Case C-186/15: Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Münster (Finance Court, Münster — Germany) — Kreissparkasse Wiedenbrück v Finanzamt Wiedenbrück (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Taxation — Value added tax — Directive 2006/112/EC — Deduction of input tax — Article 173(1) — Goods or services used to carry out both taxable transactions and exempt transactions (‘mixed use goods and services’) — Determining the amount of the value added tax deduction — Deductible proportion — Article 174 — Deductible proportion calculated by applying an allocation key according to turnover — Article 173(2) — Derogation — Article 175 — Rounding-up rule for the deductible proportion — Articles 184 and 185 — Adjustment of deductions)
  • CELEX:62014TA0082: Case T-82/14: Judgment of the General Court of 7 July 2016 — Copernicus-Trademarks v EUIPO — Maquet (LUCEO) (European Union trade mark — Proceedings for a declaration of invalidity — European Union word mark LUCEO — Absolute ground for refusal — Bad faith during the filing of the application for registration — Article 52(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62016TN0367: Case T-367/16: Action brought on 11 July 2016 — Brunner v EUIPO — CBM (H HOLY HAFERL HAFERL SHOE COUTURE)
  • CELEX:62016TN0364: Case T-364/16: Action brought on 7 July 2016 — ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Ostrava and others/Commission
  • CELEX:62013TA0545: Case T-545/13: Judgment of the General Court of 30 June 2016 — Al Matri v Council (Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Tunisia — Measures taken against persons responsible for misappropriation of public funds and associated persons and entities — Freezing of funds — List of persons, entities and bodies subject to the freezing of funds and economic resources — Inclusion of the applicant’s name — Inadequate factual basis — Error of fact — Error of law — Right to property — Freedom to conduct a business — Proportionality — Rights of defence — Right to effective judicial protection — Obligation to state reasons)
  • CELEX:62015TB0440: Case T-440/15: Order of the General Court of 22 June 2016 — European Dynamics Luxembourg and Others v EMA (Action for annulment — Public service contracts — Processing of online transactions — External service provision for software applications — Multiple framework cascade contract EMA/2012/10/ICT — Request for services sent to the applicants — Insertion of new criteria — Subject matter of the action ceasing to exist — No need to adjudicate)
  • CELEX:62013TA0518: Case T-518/13: Judgment of the General Court of 5 July 2016 — Future Enterprises v EUIPO — McDonald’s International Property (MACCOFFEE) (European Union trade mark — Invalidity proceedings — European Union word mark MACCOFFEE — Earlier European Union word mark McDONALD’S — Article 53(1)(a) and Article 8(5) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Family of marks — Taking unfair advantage of the distinctive character or repute of the earlier mark — Declaration of invalidity)
  • CELEX:62016TN0363: Case T-363/16: Action brought on 7 July 2016 — Zoetis Belgium v Commission
  • CELEX:62015CA0159: Case C-159/15: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgerichtshof — Austria) — Franz Lesar v Beim Vorstand der Telekom Austria AG eingerichtetes Personalamt (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Article 2(1) and Article 2(2)(a) — Article 6(2) — Age discrimination — Determination of pension rights of former civil servants — Periods of apprenticeship and of work — Failure to take into account such periods completed before the age of 18)
  • CELEX:62014TB0494: Case T-494/14: Order of the General Court of 10 June 2016 — Klymenko v Council (Action for annulment — Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures adopted in view of the situation in Ukraine — Freezing of funds — List of persons, entities and bodies covered by the freezing of funds and economic resources — Inclusion of the applicant’s name — Period allowed for commencing proceedings — Admissibility — Proof that inclusion on the list is justified — Manifestly well-founded action)
  • CELEX:62015CA0096: Case C-96/15: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de grande instance de Nanterre — France) — Saint Louis Sucre, formerly Saint Louis Sucre SA v Directeur général des douanes et droits indirects (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Agriculture — Sugar — Production levies — Right to reimbursement — Sugar held in stock and not exported — Undue enrichment — Freedom to conduct a business — Method of calculation)
  • CELEX:62016CN0373: Case C-373/16 P: Appeal brought on 6 July 2016 by Aughinish Alumina Ltd against the judgment of the General Court (First Chamber, Extended Composition) delivered on 22 April 2016 in Joined Cases T-50/06 RENV II and T-69/06 RENV II: Ireland and Aughinish Alumina Ltd v European Commission
  • CELEX:62013TA0516: Case T-516/13: Judgment of the General Court of 30 June 2016 — CW v Council (Common Foreign and Security Policy — Restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Tunisia — Freezing of funds — Inclusion of the applicant’s name on the basis of new grounds following the annulment of the previous measures freezing funds — Right to property — Proportionality — Factual error — Misuse of powers — Non-contractual liability — Causal link)
  • CELEX:62015CA0012: Case C-12/15: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden (Supreme Court of the Netherlands)) — Universal Music International Holding BV v Michael Tétreault Schilling, Irwin Schwartz, Josef Brož (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Special jurisdiction — Article 5(3) — Tort, delict or quasi-delict — Harmful event — Lawyer’s negligence in drafting the contract — Place where the harmful event occurred)
  • CELEX:62016TN0356: Case T-356/16: Action brought on 4 July 2016 — Brita v EUIPO — Aquis Wasser-Luft-Systeme (maxima)
  • CELEX:62013TA0424: Case T-424/13: Judgment of the General Court of 30 June 2016 — Jinan Meide Casting v Council (Dumping — Importations of threaded tube or pipe cast fittings, of malleable cast iron, originating in China — Definitive anti-dumping duty — Confidential treatment of the normal value calculations — Information provided in good time — Time limit for adopting a decision on market economy treatment — Rights of the defence — Equal treatment — Principle of non-retroactivity — Article 2(7) to (11), Article 3(1) to (3), Article 6(7), Article 19(1) and (5), and Article 20(2) and (4), of Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009)
  • CELEX:62016CN0363: Case C-363/16: Action brought on 30 June 2016 — European Commission v Hellenic Republic
  • CELEX:62014CA0566: Case C-566/14 P: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 14 June 2016 — Jean-Charles Marchiani v European Parliament (Appeal — Member of the European Parliament — Parliamentary assistance allowance — Recovery of undue payments — Recovery — Implementing Measures of the Statute for Members of the Parliament — Respect for the rights of the defence — Principle of impartiality — Limitation — Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 — Articles 78 to 81 — Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 — Articles 81, 82 and 93 — Principle of protection of legitimate expectations — Reasonable time)
  • CELEX:62016CN0340: Case C-340/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof (Austria) lodged on 16 June 2016 — Landeskrankenanstalten-Betriebsgesellschaft-KABEG v Mutuelles du Mans assurances IARD SA (MMA IARD)
  • CELEX:62016CN0334: Case C-334/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Audiencia Provincial de Albacete (Spain) lodged on 15 June 2016 — José Luís Núñez Torreiro v Seguros Chartis Europe, S.A.
  • CELEX:62013TA0349: Case T-349/13: Judgment of the General Court of 4 July 2016 — Orange Business Belgium v Commission (Public service contracts — Tender procedure — Provision of ‘Trans-European Services for Telematics between Administrations — new generation (TESTA-ng)’ — Rejection of a tenderer’s bid — Award of the contract — Transparency — Equal treatment — Non-discrimination — Obligation to state reasons)
  • CELEX:62015TA0560: Case T-560/15 P: Judgment of the General Court of 6 July 2016 — LM v Commission (Appeal — Civil service — Officials — Survivor’s pension — Articles 18 and 27 of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations — Article 25 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights — Right of the divorced spouse of the deceased official — Maintenance paid by the deceased official)
  • CELEX:62014CA0511: Case C-511/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunale di Bologna (District Court, Bologna — Italy) — Pebros Servizi Srl v Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Area of freedom, security and justice — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 805/2004 — European Enforcement Order for uncontested claims — Article 3(1)(b) — Conditions for certification — Judgment in default — Concept of ‘uncontested claim — Procedural conduct of a party capable of constituting an ‘absence of contestation of the claim’)
  • CELEX:62013TA0326: Case T-326/13: Judgment of the General Court of 12 July 2016 — Commission v Thales développement et coopération (Arbitration clause — Fourth and fifth framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities — Contracts concerning projects on the design and development of direct methanol fuel cells — Nullity of contracts on grounds of fraud — Repayment of financial contributions from the European Union — Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2988/95 — Limitation period — Application of French and Belgian law — Rights of defence — Interest)
  • CELEX:62007TA0491(01): Case T-491/07 RENV: Judgment of the General Court of 30 June 2016 — CB v Commission (Competition — Decision by an association of undertakings — Market for the issue of payment cards in France — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Pricing measures applicable to ‘new entrants’ — Membership fee, mechanism for ‘regulating the acquiring function’, and ‘dormant member “wake-up” mechanism’ — Relevant market — Restriction of competition by effect — Article 81(3) EC — Manifest errors of assessment — Principle of sound administration — Proportionality — Legal certainty)
  • CELEX:62014CA0361: Case C-361/14 P: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 14 June 2016 — European Commission v Peter McBride and Others (Appeal — Resource conservation measures and restructuring of the fisheries sector — Requests for increased safety tonnage — Annulment by the European Union judicature of the decision initially rejecting those requests — Article 266 TFEU — Repeal of the legal basis on which that initial decision was founded — Competence and legal basis to adopt new decisions — Annulment by the General Court of new decisions rejecting the requests — Principle of legal certainty)
  • CELEX:62016TN0351: Case T-351/16: Action brought on 1 July 2016 — Belgacom International Carrier Services/Commission
  • CELEX:62016CN0327: Case C-327/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État (France) lodged on 10 June 2016 — Marc Jacob v Ministre des finances et des comptes publics
  • CELEX:62016CN0325: Case C-325/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Supremo (Spain) lodged on 9 June 2016 — Industrias Químicas del Vallés, S.A. v Administración General del Estado, Sapec Agro, S.A.
  • CELEX:62016TN0349: Case T-349/16: Action brought on 30 June 2016 — Bank Saderat Iran v Council
  • CELEX:62015TA0431: Case T-431/15: Judgment of the General Court of 7 July 2016 — Fruit of the Loom v EUIPO — Takko (FRUIT) (EU trade mark — Revocation proceedings — EU word mark FRUIT — Genuine use of a mark — Article 15 and Article 51(1)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — External use of the mark)
  • CELEX:62014CA0351: Case C-351/14: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Social No 33 de Barcelona — Spain) — Estrella Rodríguez Sánchez v Consum Sociedad Cooperativa Valenciana (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2010/18/EU — Revised Framework Agreement on parental leave concluded by BUSINESSEUROPE, UEAPME, CEEP and ETUC — Reconciliation of professional and family life — Return from maternity leave of a worker member — Request for a reduction of working hours and for a change in work pattern — Situation which does not fall within the scope of Clause 6(1) of the revised Framework Agreement — Inadmissibility of the request for a preliminary ruling)
  • CELEX:62016CN0324: Case C-324/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Contencioso-Administrativo No 1 de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) lodged on 8 June 2016 — Dragados, S.A. v Cabildo Insular de Tenerife
  • CELEX:62014CA0308: Case C-308/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 14 June 2016 — European Commission v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Coordination of social security systems — Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 — Article 4 — Equal treatment as regards access to social security benefits — Right of residence — Directive 2004/38/EC — National legislation under which child benefit and child tax credit are not granted to nationals of other Member States who do not have a right of lawful residence)
  • CELEX:62016CN0295: Case C-295/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado Contencioso-Administrativo No 4 de Murcia (Spain) lodged on 25 May 2016 — Europamur Alimentación, S.A. v Dirección General de Consumo, Comercio y Artesanía de la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia
  • CELEX:62016TN0346: Case T-346/16: Action brought on 28 June 2016 — CSL Behring v EUIPO — Vivatrex (Vivatrex)
  • CELEX:62014CA0263: Case C-263/14: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 14 June 2016 — European Parliament v Council of the European Union (Action for annulment — Common foreign and security policy (CFSP) — Decision 2014/198/CFSP — Agreement between the European Union and the United Republic of Tanzania on the conditions of transfer of suspected pirates and associated seized property from the European Union-led naval force to the United Republic of Tanzania — Choice of legal basis — Obligation to inform the European Parliament immediately and fully at all stages of the procedure of negotiation and conclusion of international agreements — Maintenance of the effects of the decision in the event of annulment)
  • CELEX:62016TN0340: Case T-340/16: Action brought on 28 June 2016 — Flatworld Solutions/EUIPO — Outsource2India (Outsource 2 India)
  • CELEX:62016CN0293: Case C-293/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Supremo (Spain) lodged on 25 May 2016 — Sharda Europe, B.V.B.A. v Administración del Estado, Syngenta Agro, S.A.
  • CELEX:62016CN0291: Case C-291/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Mercantil No 8 de Barcelona (Spain) lodged on 23 May 2016 — Schweppes, S.A. v Exclusivas Ramírez, S.L. and Others
  • CELEX:62014CA0155: Case C-155/14 P: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 16 June 2016 — Evonik Degussa GmbH, AlzChem AG, formerly AlzChem Trostberg GmbH v European Commission (Appeal — Competition — Article 81 EC — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Markets for calcium carbide powder, calcium carbide granulates and magnesium granulates in a substantial part of the European Economic Area — Price fixing, market sharing and exchange of information — Liability of a parent company for infringements of the competition rules committed by its subsidiaries — Decisive influence exercised by the parent company over its subsidiary — Rebuttable presumption in the case of a 100 % shareholding — Condition for the rebuttal of that presumption — Disregard of an express instruction)
  • CELEX:62016TN0338: Case T-338/16 P: Appeal brought on 22 June 2016 by Richard Zink against the judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal of 11 April 2016 in Case F-77/15, Zink v Commission
  • CELEX:62016CN0379: Case C-379/16 P: Appeal brought on 7 July 2016 by European Dynamics Luxembourg SA, European Dynamics Belgium SA, Evropaïki Dynamiki — Proigmena Systimata Tilepikoinonion Pliroforikis kai Tilematikis AE against the judgment of the General Court (Fourth Chamber) delivered on 27 April 2016 in Case T-556/11: European Dynamics Luxembourg SA, European Dynamics Belgium SA, Evropaïki Dynamiki — Proigmena Systimata Tilepikoinonion Pliroforikis kai Tilematikis AE v European Union Intellectual Property Office
  • CELEX:62015TA0420: Case T-420/15: Judgment of the General Court of 14 July 2016 — Thun 1794 v EUIPO — Adekor (Decorative graphical symbols) (Community design — Proceedings for a declaration of invalidity — Registered Community design representing decorative graphical symbols — Earlier design — Ground for invalidity — Disclosure of earlier design — Lack of novelty — Articles 5, 7 and Article 25(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002)
  • CELEX:62016CN0276: Case C-276/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Corte suprema di cassazione (Italy) lodged on 17 May 2016 — Preqù Italia s.r.l. v Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli
  • CELEX:62016TN0328: Case T-328/16: Action brought on 23 June 2016 — Paice v EUIPO — Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE)
  • CELEX:62016TN0334: Case T-334/16 P: Appeal brought on 20 June 2016 by FN, FP, and FQ against the judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal of 11 April 2016 in Case F-41/15 DISS II FN and Others v CEPOL
  • CELEX:62016CN0249: Case C-249/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof (Austria) lodged on 2 May 2016 — Saale Kareda v Stefan Benkö
  • CELEX:62015TA0167: Case T-167/15: Judgment of the General Court of 5 July 2016 — Bundesverband Souvenir — Geschenke — Ehrenpreise v EUIPO — Freistaat Bayern (NEUSCHWANSTEIN) (EU trade mark — Proceedings for a declaration of invalidity — EU word mark NEUSCHWANSTEIN — Absolute grounds for refusal — Article 7(1)(b) and (c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — No distinctive character — Distinctive character — Article 52(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009 — No bad faith)
  • CELEX:62016TN0324: Case T-324/16: Action brought on 21 June 2016 — VF Europe v Commission
  • CELEX:62015CA0291: Case C-291/15: Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Zalaegerszegi közigazgatási és munkaügyi bíróság — Hungary) — EURO 2004. Hungary Kft. v Nemzeti Adó- és Vámhivatal Nyugat-dunántúli Regionális Vám- és Pénzügyőri Főigazgatósága (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Customs union — Common Customs Tariff — Value for customs purposes — Determination of the Customs value — Transaction value — Price actually paid — Doubts based on the veracity of the declared price — Declared price lower than the price paid in respect of other transactions relating to similar goods)
  • CELEX:62016TN0319: Case T-319/16: Action brought on 24 June 2016 — BASF Antwerpen v Commission
  • CELEX:62016TN0312: Case T-312/16: Action brought on 20 June 2016 — Walfood v EUIPO — Romanov Holding (CHATKA)
  • CELEX:62014CA0154: Case C-154/14 P: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 16 June 2016 — SKW Stahl-Metallurgie GmbH, SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG v European Commission, Gigaset AG (Appeal — Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Article 81 EC — Markets for calcium carbide powder, calcium carbide granulates and magnesium granulates in a substantial part of the European Economic Area — Price fixing, market sharing and exchange of information — Regulation (EC) No 773/2004 — Articles 12 and 14 — Right to be heard — In camera hearing)
  • CELEX:62015CA0229: Case C-229/15: Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 16 June 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Naczelny Sąd Administracyjny — Poland) — Minister Finansów v Jan Mateusiak (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Taxation — Value added tax — Directive 2006/112/EC — Articles 18(c), 184 and 187 — Taxable transactions — Cessation of the taxable economic activity — Retention of goods on which VAT became deductible — Adjustment of deductions — Adjustment period — Taxation pursuant to Article 18(c) of Directive 2006/112 on expiry of the adjustment period)

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0005: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8123 — Total/Lampiris) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0007: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8119 — DIF/Électricité de France/Thyssengas) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0003: Information note — Information on measures adopted by Member States in conformity with Articles 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 17 and 22 of Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0006: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8126 — HNA Group/Carlson Hotels) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0008: Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0004: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8006 — Canon/Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0001: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7965 — World Fuel Services Corporation/Certain aviation fuels assets belonging to Exxon) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_304_R_0002: Euro exchange rates

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • CELEX:32016R1399: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1399 of 19 August 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
  • CELEX:32016R1393R(01): Corrigendum to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1393 of 4 May 2016 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 640/2014 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the integrated administration and control system and conditions for refusal or withdrawal of payments and administrative penalties applicable to direct payments, rural development support and cross-compliance (OJ L 225, 19.8.2016)
  • CELEX:32016R1398: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1398 of 19 August 2016 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq
  • CELEX:32016R0072R(01): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32014R0251R(03): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32014R0909R(03): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32010R0996R(03): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32012L0030R(02): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32002R0178R(07): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32016R0841R(02): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32015D1926R(03): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
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IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 22.August 2016



# CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • EU Commission Answer - Product lifespan - E-005368/2016

# HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

  • Industry: RoHS Pack 9 Exemptions Assessment Report -Umbrella Project Initial Feedback

# EU REGISTERS

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • EU Commission Answer - Waste management and disposal crisis in Sicily - P-005713/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Romania unable to reach the targets for recycling waste - E-005177/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Proposed changes to the annexes to Directive 2000/29/EC on plant health - E-004975/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Mining waste at San Finx mines, Lousame, Galicia - E-004299/2016
  • Motion for a resolution on combating illegal deforestation and illegal timber imports into the EU - B8-2016-0882
  • Motion for a resolution on the extension of the marketing authorisation for glyphosate - B8-2016-0920

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 11723 2016 Init - Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION establishing the position to be adopted by the Union with regard to the amendments to the Annexes of the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and to the Annexed Regulations to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
  • St 11723 2016 Add 1 - ANNEX to the Proposal for a Council Decision establishing the position to be adopted by the Union with regard to the amendments to the Annexes of the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and to the Annexed Regulations to the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)

# EFSA

  • EFSA Minutes: 20th meeting of the Pesticide Steering Network
  • Scientific support for preparing an EU position in the 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)
  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance silthiofam
  • Safety and efficacy of non-conjugated and accumulated unsaturated straight-chain and branched-chain, aliphatic primary alcohols, aldehydes, acids, acetals and esters belonging to chemical group 4 when used as flavourings for all animal species
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IEU CLIMATE Telegram 22.August 2016



# CARBON MARKETS

  • EEX publishes 2016 Auction Calendar for the new EU common auction platform
  • Polish EUA auctions on hold pending EEX contract renewal - Carbon Pulse
  • Airline emissions deal may start 7 years late as nations backtrack at ICAO - Carbon Pulse 

# COP22

  • Moroccan Ambassador discusses COP 22 with OPEC Secretary General
  • The World Bank: High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy
  • UNFCCC-CDM: Information on new methodology

# U.S. CLEAN ENERGY

  • Energy Department Driving Clean Energy Development and Sustainable Solutions in 16 States

# AIR POLLUTION

  • EEA: Annual mean PM2.5 concentrations in 2014

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Commission Decision instructing the central administrator of the Union Registry to enter the auction table for general allowances to be auctioned in 2016 by European Energy Exchange as common auction platform into the European Union Transaction Log and to transfer general allowances to the relevant auction delivery account, pursuant to Commission Regulation (EU) No 389/2013
  • Commission Decision instructing the central administrator of the Union Registry to enter the auction table for aviation allowances to be auctioned in 2016 by European Energy Exchange as the common auction platform into the European Union Transaction Log and to transfer allowances to the relevant auction delivery account, pursuant to Commission Regulation (EU) No 389/2013
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IEU ENERGY Telegram 22.August 2016



# ENERGY UNION

  • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the exercise of the power to adopt delegated acts conferred on the Commission pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 347/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2013 on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure and repealing Decision No 1364/2006/EC and amending Regulations (EC) No 713/2009, (EC) No 714/2009 and (EC) No 715/2009

# ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • EP Motion for a resolution on economic incentives for hotels which install air conditioning systems that are more energy-efficient and less polluting - B8-2016-0947

# RENEWABLES

  • EU-funded project demonstrates powerful onshore wind turbines
  • EU Commission Answer - Bioenergy for Europe - consequences for human rights worldwide - E-004799/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Increase in production costs due to the raising of excise duty on agricultural fuel to the same level as that on automobile fuel - E-002778/2016

# ENERGY REGULATION

  • ENTSO-E: EIC allocated codes revised
  • DG Grow: French Order on the minimum information displayed by remote devices displaying electricity and natural gas consumption data

# SHALE GAS

  • U.S. EIA Future U.S. tight oil and shale gas production depends on resources, technology, markets

# GAZPROM

  • Minsk Seeks Lower Gas Price from Moscow - Natural Gas Europe
  • The Ukrainian Crisis Can Be Solved, With an Energiewende - The Energy Collective
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22 August 2016

IEU FUNDING Telegram 19 August 2016



# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • Decision of the European Ombudsman on complaint 1510/2014/PL against the Research Executive Agency (REA) concerning the rejection of an application for funding

# DG RESEARCH

  • Research Headlines - Mix and match wisely to avoid climate policy mess
  • euroPLX 64 Vienna Pharma Partnering
  • Examining music interventions for children with learning disabilities

# EU JRC

  • EU JRC: How safe are our tattoos and permanent makeup?

# EUROPEAID

  • Latest Calls by EuropeAid
  • 138143 - Technical Assistance Contract to develop computerised Integrated Tariff Management System (ITMS)
  • 138307 - Supply of Equipment for Polatlı Water and Wastewater Project
  • 138308 - Masters long-term courses and advanced technical short-term trainings in rural development and management for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests,
  • 138310 - EU Public Diplomacy in India
  • 152987 - European Parliament Pilot projects and Preparatory Actions: Investing in Sustainable Peace and Community Rebuilding in the Cauca area ¿ Colombia
  • 152987 - Proyectos Piloto y Acciones Preparatorias del Parlamento Europeo: Invertir en la Paz Sostenible y la Reconstrucción Comunitaria en el departamento del Cauca - Colombia.

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the award of grant(s) under Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Publications - Procedure documents : Council 1st reading - Figures adopted by COREPER on 20 July 2016 - Committee on Budgets
  • Publications - European Parliament : Report on Budgetary and Financial Management 2015 - Committee on Budgetary Control
  • Answer - Timescales for publishing the results of investigations into the possible fraudulent use of EAFRD funds in Asturias - E-005322/2016
  • Answer - Bullfighting and the EU budget - E-005082/2016
  • Answer - OLAF's powers to investigate the use of European aid in non-EU countries - E-004821/2016
  • Answer - European Development Fund as a financial instrument for the Partnership Framework on migration - E-004901/2016
  • Answer - Budget for aid to migrants - E-004357/2016
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