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EU ENERGY Telegram - published 26 October 2015

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# ENERGY REGULATIONNew EU Commission Study supporting the impact assessment concerning rules on harmonised transmission tariff structures for Gas and allocation of new gas transmission capacityEU JRC: Public Participation and Transparency in the Implementation of Energy Policies – E-TRACK# ENERGY EFFICIENCYEU Commission Study: Savings and benefits of global regulations for energy efficient products - A ‘cost of non-world’ study Energy EfficiencyU.S. EIA: Chinese policies aim to increase energy efficiency in buildings# ENERGY SUBSIDIESState aid: Commission finds that Hungarian measures resulting in lower mining fees for MOL involve no state aidTransport & Environment: Europe gifting €2,600 subsidy for every diesel car through low diesel tax – studySubsidizing fossil fuel is “brutal example of policy contradictions”: Angel Gurria on Climate Group TV# ENERGY TRADEEP Thinktank study - Trade and Investments in Energy in the Context of the EU Common Commercial Policy# RENEWABLE ENERGYRe…

EU CLIMATE Alert - published 26 October 2015

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# EU ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL
Présidence 2015 de l’UE: Conseil Environnement – le système d'échange de quotas d'émission, des subventions dommageables pour l'environnement et des objectifs mondiaux de développement durable

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EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 26 October 2015

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# ENVIRONMENT COUNCILMain Results of the Environment Council on 26 October 2015EU Council vodcast of the Environment Council - press conference# COP21UNFCCC Presents Aggregation Report of National Climate PlansUNFCCC: Mitigation Policies to Bridge the Emissions Gap - 5th Technical Paper under ADP pre-2020 AmbitionCarole Dieschbourg au Conseil « Environnement » à Luxembourg Ségolène Royal: « La COP21 doit être au cœur de l’agenda européen, pour accélérer la mobilisation »Ségolène Royal a demandé à l'Union européenne d'agir sur le prix du carbone pour accélérer la croissance verteBundesumweltministerin Hendricks: Zeit für Endspurt nach ParisBMUB und UNFCCC bei Bundespressekonferenz "Wie weit reichen die nationalen Klima-Aktionspläne?"ICLEI: Local Governments on the Road to ParisWWF: One month before Paris: How is the climate deal shaping up and what is the EU’s role in it?Businesseurope: Forward and onwards to ParisWorld Economic Forum Agenda: Q&A: Is this the solu…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 26 October 2015

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# FAIR TAXATIONTax rulings: committee vote on amendmentsEP Background: Tax rulings  EPP Group: tax avoidance is a structural problem in EuropeEU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): Bericht des LuxLeaks-Sonderausschusses kann nur Zwischenetappe sein, brauchen neues Mandat!GUE/NGL: TAXE Report: Mandate of special committee not fulfilled# REFUGEE POLICIESEU Vodcast: Leaders' Meeting Western Balkans Route - press conferenceOverview ot the Meeting on the Western Balkans Migration RouteDetails of the 17-point plan of actionEU Commission publishes "Leaders’ Statement" after the Meeting on refugee flows along the Western Balkans RouteEP background: Refugee crisis# STATE AIDState aid: Commission finds that Hungarian measures resulting in lower mining fees for MOL involve no state aid# OMBUDSMANEU Council: Own-initiative inquiry OI/8/2015/FOR concerning transparency of trilogues - Consultation by the Ombudsman of the Council documents in the framework of her inquiry St 11933 2015 Rev…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 26 October 2015

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# EMUEU Council: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION laying down measures in view of progressively establishing unified representation of the euro area in the International Monetary Fund# PAYMENT INNOVATIONSECB Speech Yves Mersch: Challenges of retail payments innovation# BANKING UNIONEU-Abgeordneter Giegold (Die Grünen): Beschwerde 300 deutscher Banken bei der EU-Bürgerbeauftragten über EZB-Datenkrake AnaCredit# GREECEEuropean Commission and Greece publish partnership agreement for technical cooperation to support reforms# CROWD FUNDING4th ECN Crowdfunding Convention, 29-30 October 2015, Paris# FINANCIAL CRIMEThe Anti Money Laundering Professionals Forum requests the pleasure of your company at the 9th Annual European AML & Financial Crime Conference# FINANCIAL STABILITY Financial Stability and Risk Network: Joint Conference  Wednesday, 28 Oct. 2015, Berlin# IMFSovereign Wealth Funds in the New Era of Oil - iMFdirect - The IMF Blog# IASBEBF Comment Letter on the IASB Exposure Draft ‘…

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 26 October 2015

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# TTIPU.S.: Opening Remarks by US and EU Chief Negotiators from the Miami Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) NegotiationsMeeting of the BCTT Competition Policy & SOEs Working GroupEU Parliament analyses the economic governance structures in the United StatesEU Parliament: At a Glance - Key Macroeconomic Indicators in the Euro Area and the United StatesDIHK zur 11. TTIP-Verhandlungsrunde in MiamiBaden-Württemberg: Stand der Verhandlungen zu TTIP gibt Anlass zur Sorge # TISAEU Parliament: Amendments 1 - 104 - Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) - PE 569.705v02-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionEU Parliament: Amendments 1 - 54 - Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) - PE 569.812v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs# TRADE STRATEGYEP Thinktank study - Trade and Investm…

EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 26 October 2015

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# THE JUNCKER PLANInvestment Plan for Europe: over €1 billion of EIF equity investments for SMEs and start-ups across Europe since JanuaryVice-President Katainen opens the event "EFSI boosts innovation!"15th FEMIP Conference: EIB reinforces innovation, entrepreneurship and jobs in the Mediterranean region in partnership with the Luxembourgish Presidency of the Council of the EU and the UfM# SMEG20/G7: Re-evaluating the SME policy toolboxCELEX:32015B1021(01): Statement of revenue and expenditure of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises for the financial year 2015 — Amending budget No 1# INDUSTRYSteel CEOs insights on steel’s role in a sustainable future# LABOUR RELATIONSEESC: Confrontations Europe – Energy and digital mutations: the impact on employment and the role of economic and social actors in EuropeEU Parliament: EU social and labour rights and EU Internal Market lawUpdate on trade union conference: Modern-Day challenges for the European Trade Unio…

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