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Saturday, 29 July 2017

EU Commission: EIB lends EUR 1bn to e-distribuzione for new smart meters

EIB lends EUR 1bn to e-distribuzione for new smart meters

First EUR 500m tranche of loan to the Enel Group signed. The EU bank will support the investments covering the period 2017-2021.

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol

On 19 June 2017, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2017/1087 [1]

The Council Decision extends the restrictive measures until 23 June 2018. 

The Candidate Countries Montenegro* and Albania*, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine and Georgia align themselves with this Declaration. 

They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision. 

The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.


 [1] Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/1087 of 19 June 2017 concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of  Crimea and Sevastopol (OJ L 156, 20.6.2017, p. 24). 

*Montenegro and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.

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ESMA Staff Stakeholder contacts in the Second Quarter 2017

Friday 28 July 2017 14:35

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Sabine Lautenschläger: Interview with Mannheimer Morgen
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European Commission launches infringement against Poland over measures affecting the judiciary

- Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 July 2017 The European Commission launched an infringement procedure against Poland by sending a Letter of Formal Notice, following the publication in the Polish Official Journal of the Law on the Ordinary Courts Organisation on Friday 28 July.

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