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INSIGHT EU: AGENDA Weekly Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our IEU AGENDA this week*: 
# E U   C O M M I S S I O N: # Upcoming Commission events: 25 September 2017: Commission welcomes stakeholders' views on the future of EU finances +++ 4 October 2017: The Commission is planning to adopt its monthly infringements package +++ 5-6 October 2017: Our Ocean 2017 Conference: Malta # EU Commission Calendar: 25 September 2017 +++ 26 September 2017 +++ 27 September 2017 +++ 28 September 2017 +++29 September 201730 September 2017Outlook September 2017Outlook October 2017Outlook November 2017Outlook December 2017# E U    P A R L I A M E N T# The Week AheadEU 2018 BudgetMeeting ECB President DraghiEU Public ProsecutorFootball LeaksBrexitYouth GuaranteeEU minimum incomeTourismPlenary preparationsPresident's agendaPre-session press briefing# EP Parliament agenda by day25 September 201726 September 201727 September 201728 September 201729 September 2017# EP Annual Calendar 2017Draft agenda - Monday, 2 October 2017 - StrasbourgDraft agenda - Tuesday,…

INSIGHT EU: FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# ESIF: Introductory speech by Commissioner Creţu the annual Capital Mayors meeting +++ Integrity Pacts and Transparency in Public Contracts, Milan, today – Live web stream +++ Watch 2007-2013 ex post evaluation results for Interreg… in a video ! +++ Une eau potable plus saine et plus accessible en Roumanie grâce aux investissements de l'UE +++ Inforegio: Panorama 62: Boosting innovation across the regions # CEF: Over €24.5 million requested for CEF Telecom projects # EUREKA: Celtic-Plus call for projects +++ SusChem 2017 Brokerage Event # LIFEApplicants seek more than €1 billion in EU funding from LIFENorthern bald ibis project has illegal hunters in its sights - The LIFE Programme# EIB GROUPEIB: Further support for Greek SMEs and MidCaps: EIB and Eurobank sign EUR 150 million financing agreementEIB: Complex Disease Detector and ColorADD winners of the Social Innovation Tournament 2017EIB grants Da Volterra EUR 20m loan to speed up development of in…

INSIGHT EU: GROWTH & JOBS Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# SME: MobiliseSME Final Conference: The Future of a Mobility Scheme for SMEs and their Employees in Europe # INDUSTRY: CECOP – CICOPA Europe: A “Renewed Industrial Policy Strategy” simply cannot do without cooperatives +++ TABC Statement to the G7 Meeting of Industry/ICT MinistersUK Government: Research and analysis: Industrial clusters in England # EU COMMISSION REGISTER: DG GROW: Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de loi, notifié par Chypre sous le n°2017/273/CY dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de directive, notifié par l'Autriche sous le n°2017/275/A dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet d'arrêté, notifié par la France sous le n°2017/311/F dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Com…

INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# USA: EU Commission: EU and US sign Agreement on insurance and reinsuranceLatest news - Delegation for relations with the United States +++ U.S. Commerce Department: Trade In Value Added: Declining U.S.-Produced Content in U.S. Imports from NAFTA +++ U.S. State Department: Fact Sheets: C5+1 Fact Sheet (United States and the five Central Asian states) # CETA: First Day of CETA - Delegation for relations with Canada +++ EU Council: ST 12447 2017 INIT Implementing Administrative Arrangement for protecting classified information exchanged between the EU and Canada # UNITED NATIONS: EU at UN General Assembly: strong partnerships to rise together to global challenges +++ The EU to host the second Brussels Conference on Syria in spring of 2018 # CHINAContract notice for open tender for a service contract: China observatory: monitoring of and reporting about key economic developments in China and China's economic policy; development and maintenance of a for…

INSIGHT EU: EURO & FINANCE Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# INSURANCE: EU Commission: EU and US sign Agreement on insurance and reinsurance# EBA: ESAs provide guidance to prevent terrorist financing and money laundering in electronic fund transfers +++ EBA consults on amendments to technical standards on supervisory disclosure +++ Latest Q&A by the EBA # EMU: CER: Is the eurozone really out of the woods? # ESMA: ESMA Library document - Verena Ross Keynote AFME Compliance and Legal Conference # IMFIMF Macroprudential Policy and Financial Vulnerabilities# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG FISMA
COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council specifying technical elements of the definitions laid down in paragraph 1 of Article 3 of the RegulationCOMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to specifying how the criteria of Article 20(1)(c)(iii) ar…

INSIGHT EU: LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# BREXIT: PM's Florence speech: a new era of cooperation and partnership between the UK and the EU +++ Statement by EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier after the speech of Theresa May +++ ECR leader Kamall (Tories, UK) on PM May speech: It is time to move forward on Brexit +++ S&D leader Pittella: Despite positive tone, we expect UK to turn nice words into actions +++ SPD zu Mays Rede: Völlig unklare Vorschläge +++ ALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt on the speech of Ms May +++ EU-Abgeordneter Fabio De Masi (DIE LINKE): Brexit: for the many, not the few +++ Die Grünen zu Brexit-Rede von May: Erster Schritt aus der Realitätsverweigerung +++ EPC: Theresa May’s Florence speech: much ado about nothing +++ Brexit Doesn’t Mean Brexit - Berlin Policy Journal # CATALONIAFTI Consulting: Catalonia: Out of Business?# TAXATIONOECD releases IT-tools to support exchange of tax information policiesLegal tax liability, legal remittance responsibility and tax incidence: …

INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# SUSTAINABILITY GOALS: Global Goals – a complex answer to complicated times - United Nations Sustainable Development # WATER DIRECTIVE: EEA Datasets: WISE WFD reference spatial data sets # MARINE LITTER: All 50 SEA LIFE aquariums worldwide join "World Aquariums Against Marine Litter" # WASTE: Combating waste crime flyer 20 October 2017 - European Network of the Heads of Environment Protection Agencies # MERCURYNew treaty effectiveness will depend on adequacy of data to be collected, say NGOs# EU COUNCIL REGISTERCM 4143 2017 INIT Working Party on the EnvironmentST 12412 2017 INITCOMMISSION DECISION of XXX amending Decision 2009/300/EC as regards the content, and period of validity, of the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Eco-label to televisionsST 12412 2017 ADD 1 Annex to the Commission Decision of xxx amending Decision 2009/300/EC as regards the content, and period of validity, of the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Eco…

INSIGHT EU: CLIMATE Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# COP23: Global Warming Changes Our Very Understanding of What National Interests Are - Prime Minister and incoming COP23 President’s speech at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. +++ ST 11529 2017 REV 2 Paris Agreement and preparations for the UNFCCC meetings in Bonn (6-17 November 2017) - Revised Draft Council conclusions # UNFCCC: The Climate Group: Empire State Building going green for Climate Week NYC +++ Latest documents by the UNFCCCFccc/Irr/2016/Lie Liechtenstein. Report on the review of the report to facilitate the calculation of the assigned amount for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol of Liechtenstein. Note by the expert review teamFccc/Arr/2016/Lie Liechtenstein. Report on the individual review of the annual submission of Liechtenstein submitted in 2016. Note by the expert review teamFccc/Arr/2015/Lie Liechtenstein. Report on the individual review of the annual submission of Liechtenstein submitted in 201…

INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 22 Sept 2017

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Our telegram headlines today*: 
# ENERGY UNION: Vice-President Šefčovič engages in second Energy Union Tour in Belgium # CLEAN ENERGY PACKAGE: DG Energy: First Clean Energy for EU Islands forum: an integral part of Europe's energy transition +++ Eurelectric: Islands lead the way to a cleaner energy future for EuropeEP Draft opinion - Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation - PE 610.699v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development +++ Save the date: The Value of Storage for the Clean Energy Transition - Eurelectric # ENERGY REGULATION: Members of the EU Parliament visit ACER # ENERGY EFFICIENCYEmbargoed press webinar for Energy Efficiency 2017 report on 2 October# RENEWABLESFirst Evidence That Offshore Wind Farms Are Changing the Oceans - MIT Technology Review# HYDROGENHydrogen for Clean Transport - leading the way towards zero-emission# OPECOPEC: JMMC reports highest ever conformity levelOPEC: Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the JMMCOPEC: Remarks by OPEC Secretary General# NUCLEAR ENE…

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