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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

EU Commission: EFSI:=?UTF-8?B?IEVJQiBzdXBwb3J0cyB0aGUgQW1hZMOpaXRlIEdyb3Vw?=, the world leader in marine biotechnology

EFSI: EIB supports the Amadéite Group, the world leader in marine biotechnology

The EIB and the Amadéite Group have signed a EUR 30m loan agreement in support of the Group's research and development activities. The signing ceremony was held at the Breizh Algae Tour 2017 event with the participation of EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle and the Amadéite Group's CEO Hervé Balusson.

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MiFID II: ESMA publishes transitional transparency calculations for bonds and updates calculations for two other asset classes

MiFID II: ESMA publishes transitional transparency calculations for bonds and updates calculations for two other asset classes

Monday 11 September 2017 13:23

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated its transitional transparency calculations (TTC) for non-equity instruments in relation to the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive/ Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFID II/ MiFIR).

MiFID II's implementing measures on transparency for non-equity instruments require national competent authorities (NCAs) to publish information on the liquidity classification of financial instruments and the sizes large in scale (LIS) compared to normal market size and the size specific to the...

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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights

TF50 (2017) 11 – Commission to EU 27


Subject: Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights (including geographical indications)

Origin: European Commission, Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU

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European Energy Union: make it a triple win, says European civil society
Concerns over the social costs and the financing of the energy transition ran through all panel discussions at the EESC's European Energy Dialogue, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 8 September. The event focused on the European Commission's proposed Clean Energy for All Europeans package as seen by a wide spectrum of civil society stakeholders debating with European institutions and market players.
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Mark your calendars – Gender Equality Index 2017 coming soon!

We will soon be ready to give an update on the status of gender equality in the EU. Is it getting better or worse? Which countries have progressed the most? Where do we need to improve? On 11 October 2017, you will get the full picture from the Gender Equality Index!
In this edition, we introduce several new elements that give a more accurate picture of the realities faced by women and men living in the EU. The Index also shows trends in gender equality over the past ten years.

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