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INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 23 August 2017

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# EFSI: EU Commission Answer - The investment plan and the additionality criterion - E-004298/2017 +++ # ESIF: L'UE investit dans un réseau moderne de distribution d'eau en Roumanie (FR) +++ Latest publications by DG Regio: Slovenian city vies for more visitorsSolidarité avec l'Italie: l'UE offre son aide suite au séisme d'Ischia et soutient toujours les populations affectées un an après le séisme du 24 août 2016Bulgarian industry benefits from new technologyInterreg, Making EU Citizenship real!Commission supports information measures relating to the EU Cohesion policyCohesion policy invests in the extension of the Bucharest metro in RomaniaEU Commission Answer - The visibility of EU funds - E-003822/2017EU Commission Answer - Instruments to fund initiatives to assist homeless people - E-004041/2017EU Commission Answer - Implementation and future of Cohesion Policy - P-003964/2017EU Commission Answer - Question to the Commission on ma…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 23 August 2017

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# SME: EU Commission Answer - New businesses created - E-004215/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Grants and programmes for SMEs - E-003480/2017 +++ # INDUSTRIES: Events - Central European Cooperation for Industry 4.0 Workshop - 20-21 September 2017, Budapest, Hungary +++ EU Commission: Answer - Application of TFEU objectives and measures in support of the iron and steel industry - P-004014/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - European industrial wasteland or smart protectionism: the example of Nokia - E-004004/2017 +++ # EMPLOYMENTEU Commission  Answer - Failure of assessments ahead of proposals for directives to take account of their impact on employment - E-003510/2017EU Commission  Answer - Large percentage of jobs under threat - E-003736/2017EU Commission Answer - Employment subsidy - E-003745/2017B-roll: ILO launches Global Commission on the Future of WorkSwedish Government on the launch of High-Level Global Commission on the Future of Work# EU COMMISSION…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 23 August 2017

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# MERCOSUR: DG Trade: Update on EU-Mercosur Trade Negotiations +++ # BREXIT: The Brexit Customs Vision – Frictions and Fictions +++ # FTA: EU Commission Answer - Notifying firms of the advantages they are entitled to under trade agreements between the EU and third countries - E-004280/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - The 'Trade for All' strategy - E-003852/2017 +++ # PROTECTIONISMEU Commission Answer - European industrial wasteland or smart protectionism: the example of Nokia - E-004004/2017# CETAEU Commission Answer - Delay in CETA's provisional application? - E-004250/2017# CHINAEU Chamber of Commerce in China: State Council Release Notice on Several Measures for Promoting Foreign Investment GrowthEP: Next meeting of the Delegation for relations with China - Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of ChinaEU Commission Answer - Restrictions on access to the Chinese market - E-003773/2017EU Commission Answer - VP/HR - EU-China…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 23 August 2017

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# CAPITAL MARKET UNION: Capital Markets Union: EU Commission launches consultation on further reducing barriers to post-trade services across financial markets +++ # BANKING SUPERVISION: EU Commission Answer - Liquidation of Italian banks - E-004299/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Precautionary recapitalisation of Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca - E-003639/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Bank bailout in Spain - E-004487/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Veneto banks - another billion needed from private funds before rescue operation can take place - E-003452/2017 +++ # MORTGAGESEU Commission Answer - Mortgage interest tax deductibility - E-003834/2017# VIRTUAL CURRENCIESEU Commisssions Answer - Regulations on virtual currency - E-004086/2017EU Commission Answer - Future legislation on virtual currencies by the Commission - P-004573/2017# MONETARY POLICYEU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE) zu Jackson Hole: Neue Wege in der GeldpolitikEP Answ…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 23 August 2017

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# BREXIT; Update on Brexit negotiations - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs +++ # STATE AID: State aid: EU Commission approves €96 million Slovak support for the building of three light maintenance workshops for passenger trains +++ # ANTITRUSTEU Commission Answer - State of play of the Commission's investigation into Google's Android operating system and its applications - E-004654/2017EU Commission Answer - Google Shopping search antitrust case seven years on - Google's legitimate rights of defence versus rights of complainants - time deadline - E-003564/2017EU Commission Answer - Smart European protectionism: investigating whether Apple and Microsoft secretly colluded against Nokia - E-003513/2017EU Commission Answer - Uniform application of EU competition rules for all Member States and companies - E-003742/2017# BAYER - MONSANTOMergers: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of Monsanto by BayerEU C…

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 23 August 2017

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# CIRCULAR ECONOMY: EU Commission Answer - Second life for precious metals - E-003793/2017 +++ # ECHA: Sunset date for Chromium VI compounds approaches - what should downstream users do? +++ # CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: EU Commission Answer - Inadequate reporting by chemical firms - E-004043/2017 +++ # ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORSEU Commission Answer - Scientific criteria for determining the properties of endocrine disruptors - P-004896/2017# PESTICIDESSecuring A Global Agrichemical Company’s License To Operate# BISPHENOL ADraft regulation: Bisphenol A in varnishes and coatings and plastics intended to come into contact with food# FERTILISERSEP Report - Laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products - A8-0270/2017 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# BIOECONOMYDG Grow: Position paper on Bioeconomy Strategy and Action Plan Review and Revision# ALUMINIUMEU Commission Answer - The use of Aluminium Composite …

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 23 August 2017

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# EU ETS: EU Commission Answer - Benchmarks under ETS - E-004008/2017 +++ # PARIS AGREEMENT: St 11529 2017 Init Paris Agreement and preparations for the UNFCCC meetings in Bonn (6-17 November 2017) - Draft Council conclusions +++ Advancing the Paris Agreement: From Targets to Actions - Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum +++ EU Commission Answer - EU response to the USA's planned withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change - E-003752/2017 +++ EU Commission Answer - Consequences of the US decision to leave the Paris Agreement - E-003997/2017 +++ # DIESEL EMISSIONSBundesumweltministerium und Umweltbundesamt zu Diesel-Pkw: Software-Updates reichen nicht aus für saubere Luft# ILUCEU Commission Answer - Participation of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in the modelling of the ILUC factor in the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions - P-004534/2017# UNFCCCLatest events by the UNFCCC06 Sep 2017 2017 SCF Forum on Mobilising Finance for Clima…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 23 August 2017

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# CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: One month to go: Clean Energy for All European Islands Forum +++ Events - European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future - 23-24 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium +++ # ENERGY SECURITY: EU Commission Answer - Possible negotiations with Russia on Nord Stream 2 - E-003946/2017 +++ # RENEWABLESEU Commission Answer - Delay in the introduction of renewable energy - E-003645/2017Renewables and Energy Efficiency: a Dynamic Duo - IRENANew U.S. Lab Report: How to Cut the Cost of Wind Energy in Half# COALEU Commission Answer - Power plants and domestically produced coal in Spain - E-003704/2017# ENERGY CHARTEREnergy Charter Secretary General meets Dutch Director-General for Energy, Sandor Gaastra# GAZPROMGazprom and SOCAR discuss gas supplies to AzerbaijanGazprom: Pre-development of Chayandinskoye field and construction of Power of Siberia to be completed on time# OPECOPEC Monthly Oil Market Report August 2017# E…

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