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IEU FUNDING Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# BUDGETEU Council on deal reached on 2017 EU budgetMain Outcome of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 16 Nov 2016Annual Visit to the Court of Auditors - 14-11-2016 - Committee on Budgetary ControlEPP EU budget agreed is minimum requiredEU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE LINKE): EU-Strukturfonds in Portugal und Spanien nicht ausgesetzt – aber weitere Kürzungen im EU-HaushaltVerhandlungen zum EU-Budget: EKR-Fraktion beklagt fehlenden Willen zum Sparen# EFSIClear differences of opinion on financial instruments at EU Auditors’ high-level conferenceEuropean Fund for Strategic Investments – EFSI 2.0 [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research ServiceEU supports upgrade of Rydygier Hospital in Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region, Poland under the Investment Plan for Europe# EIBEIB provides €200m for Ukraine public transport upgradeEP Opinion - Annual Report on the Financial Activities of the European Investment Bank - PE 589.300v02-00 - Commi…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# CYBER SECURITYRemarks by EU Commissioner King at the 4th Annual European Cyber Security Conference in BrusselsENISA: Growing need for a common security framework, says ENISA Head of Administration at international cybersecurity conference# DIGITAL TRADESpeech delivered by EU Trade Commissioner at the Conference on Digital Trade in the European Parliament# DATA PROTECTIONU.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Keynote Address on Digital Privacy and Security at Council on Foreign RelationsCNIL: Ce que change la loi pour une République numérique pour la protection des données personnelles# DSMTalking digital in South Korea - Blog post by Andrus Ansip EU Parliament: Exchange of views on the Commission's latest initiatives on the Digital Single MarketDigitalEurope: Can you match Europe as A prime location for smart investment?Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel eröffnet 10. Nationalen IT-Gipfel - Aufbruchssignale für digitale Bildung und digital…

IEU TRADE Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# EU US RELATIONSBundesregierung: Kanzlerin Merkel trifft Präsident Obama - Globalisierung menschlich gestaltenRemarks by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel of Germany in a Joint Press ConferenceU.S, White House: FACT SHEET: United States-Germany RelationsCDU/CSU: "USA bleiben unser wichtigster Partner"# CETADraft opinion - on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada, of the one part, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part - PE 593.983v02-00 - Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEP Amendments 1 - Conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada of the one part, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part - PE 594.096v01-00 - Committee on Foreign AffairsRegulatory Cooperation under CETA# TISADG Trade: Report of the 21st TiSA negotiation roundDG Trade: TiSA EU 2nd revised offerDG Trade: TiSA E…

IEU EURO Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONESMA Chair Maijoor says safeguarding investors is key to Capital Markets Union’s successThe Commission requests IRELAND, SPAIN, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA and LATVIA to enact EU rules on transparency requirements for issuers admitted to trading on regulated markets# FINANCIAL REPORTINGThe Commission requests BULGARIA to enact EU rules on financial reportingThe Commission calls on GREECE to enact EU rules on auditing# BANKING UNIONNew EU banking supervisory system: a good start but important issues still need to be addressed, say Auditors# MORTGAGE MARKETSThe Commission urges CROATIA, CYPRUS, FINLAND, GREECE, LUXEMBOURG, PORTUGAL, SLOVENIA, SPAIN AND SWEDEN to enact EU rules on mortgage credit# PRIIPEP Draft report - Key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products as regards the date of its application - PE 594.019v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# SWEDENIMF Executive Board Concludes 201…

IEU LEGAL Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# INFRINGEMENTSThe November infringements' package: Commission acts for full, proper and timely implementation of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businessesEU Commission: November infringements package: key decisions# JHA COUNCILAgenda and background brief on the Justice and Home Affairs Council, 18 Nov 2016# SECURITY AGENDAInternational police cooperation: Civil Liberties MEPs back deals with Ukraine and Georgia# MONEY LAUNDERINGDraft opinion - Prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing - PE 594.003v01-00 - Committee on Legal AffairsESAs provide guidance on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing supervisionFollow the money: OLAF and European anti-corruption and police oversight bodies call for transparency of financial transactions# PANAMA PAPERSStiglitz on fighting tax evasion: "Europe alone can have a very significant impact" - EU ParliamentStudy on "…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# WATERSPAIN faces fines for not complying with judgment from 2011 over poor waste water collection and treatmentFloods Directive: Commission requests GREECE to act on protection against flooding# WASTEWaste: Commission urges FRANCE to comply with EU waste legislationWaste: Commission requests CROATIA to ensure proper waste management in Biljane Donje# INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTSSeveso: Commission calls on FINLAND to enact EU rules on prevention of industrial accidents# AIR POLLUTIONEU Commission: Keeping a robotic eye on pollution# REACHEU Commission Answer - Evaluation of REACH - E-006869/2016# ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONRegulatory Cooperation under CETA - Implications for Environmental Policies# EU REGISTERS## EU PARLIAMENTAmendments 154-154 - Reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants and amending Directive 2003/35/EC - A8-0249/2015(154-154) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food SafetySafety and efficacy of Feedlyve AGL (…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# COP22EuroparlTV Video - COP 22 in Marrakesh : Real action on climate changeStrong links between development cooperation and climate actionUNFCCC: Marrakech Action Proclamation Expresses Irreversible Momentum On ClimateUNFCCC: High-Level Climate Champions Launch 2050 Pathways Platform - Support for Long-Term Low GHG Emission Development StrategiesMARRAKECH: ‘We need everyone,’ Ban says, urging society-wide engagement in implementation of Paris climate accordUNFCCC: Call for new members of the CDM-AP, MP, SSC WG and RITBDI zur Klimakonferenz in Marrakesch# CARBON MARKETSCarbon Pricing Leadership Coalition at COP22# CARBON FOOTPRINTUNFCCC-NAMA: Chile Offers Official GHG Certification through Carbon Footprint Platform# FOREST STRATEGYEU Parliament: Exchange of views with Commissioner Hogan on new EU forest strategyEU Commission Answer - Limits on the use of the CO2 removal potential of farmland and forest land - E-006898/2016# EU REGISTERS## EU COMMISSIONDG…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# ENERGY UNIONST 13444 2016 REV 1 Proposal for a DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on establishing an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements and non-binding instruments between Member States and third countries in the field of energy and repealing Decision No 994/2012/EU - Preparation for the second informal trilogueEU Commission: Sustainable electricity trade with Northern AfricaCEDEC - Covenant of Mayors Webinar (24/11): Energy storage for the integration of renewable electricity into the gridsUK: Ofgem and National Grid discuss failures in the energy marketCAN Europe: The European Commission’s winter package in a nutshellEurActiv: Engineering the Energy Union: How electric motors and water systems help achieving our policy goals# ENERGY REGULATIONENTSOG has finalised CNOTs for each identified data exchange in the network codesENTSO-E publishes today 18 RfG related implementation guidance document…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 17 Nov 2016

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# THE JUNCKER PLANClear differences of opinion on financial instruments at EU Auditors’ high-level conferenceEuropean Fund for Strategic Investments – EFSI 2.0 [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research Service# SINGLE MARKETServices: Commission requests 9 Member States to remove unjustified obstacles to the provision of services in the Single MarketEU-Abgeordenter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zum Vertragsverletzungsverfahren wegen Honorarordnung HOAIEP Draft opinion - The functioning of franchising in the retail sector - PE 592.306v01-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# INNOVATIONEU and Eastern Partnership countries stepping up cooperation on innovation with the EU4Innovation initiative# SMEMonitoring of national startup ecosystems – How to take data collection to a European level# EMPLOYMENTHearing documentation - Health and Safety related to the new generation jobs - 07-11-2016 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs# S…

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