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“The Intel Case” with Nicholas Banasevic, Head of Unit C3, DG COMP

09-Sep-2014
On 13 May 2009, the European Commission adopted a decision finding that Intel Corporation infringed Article 82 of the EC Treaty by abusing its dominant position on the x86 central processing unit (CPU) market. The decision imposed a fine of EUR 1.06 billion and obliged Intel to cease the identified illegal practices, to the extent that they are ongoing, and not to engage in the same or equivalent practices in the future.

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CompetitionICT
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UK priorities in competitiveness and markets with Tim Figures - Head of Competitiveness and Markets at UKREP

10-Sep-2014
Join us for a quarterly briefing with UKREP. Tim Figures - Head of Competitiveness and Markets, who will be speaking on UK priorities in competitiveness and markets. More information coming soon...

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PANEL DEBATE: Towards a Transatlantic Energy Alliance? T-TIP and Europe’s external energy relations with David Koranyi, Atlantic Council and Jeffery Piper, DG ENERGY

15-Sep-2014
The purpose of TTIP is to liberalise trade and investment between the EU and the US. There is plenty in the negotiations to debate about, but today’s energy dynamics are a focus of the TTIP discussions.  The EU is concerned with energy security and diversification, but is also justifiably worried about the risks of exploiting its own natural gas reserves.

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Latvian presidency priorities in research and innovation - Lauma Sika, Counsellor for Research & Space Questions, Latvian Perm Rep

16-Sep-2014
Join us for an Innovation task force briefing with Lauma Sika, Counsellor - Research & Space questions, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Latvia to the EU. More information coming soon..

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Research & InnovationINNOVATION
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''Social Media and Smartphone Risks to Business"

19-Sep-2014
UKTI are hosting a presentation by David Benford, of Blackstage Forensics, at the British Embassy on 'Social Media and Smartphone Risks to Business’.

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University and Business Partnerships - Creating Commercial Opportunities and Fostering Growth

19-Sep-2014
Successful partnerships between universities and companies are central to how higher education is helping companies to deliver innovation and to boost competitiveness. This is a key target for companies, governments and the European Union.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTNETWORKING
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BNG Lunch & Learn with Charlotte Catteeuw, Consultant, Porter Novelli: Influencer Engagement

22-Sep-2014
In this digital age, consumers are confronted by an overwhelming number of marketing messages on a daily basis. Buying decisions are formed in a high information context and it won’t necessarily be branded content that stands out or is deemed most credible.

Professional DevelopmentBusiness CommunicationPersonal Networking
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EU Committee Lunch with Julie Girling, MEP

23-Sep-2014
Join us for an EU Committee lunch with Julie Girling - MEP, on the committee for Enviornment, Public Health and Food Safety, as well as substitute on the committee for Agriculture and Rural Development. More information coming soon.

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AgricultureFood Safety
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EU Antitrust and completion of the Digital Single Market, state of play and future priorities with Linsey McCallum, Director, Markets and Cases, DG COMP, European Commission

24-Sep-2014
On the occasion of the EU Consumer Summit 2014, the European Commissioner for Consumer Policy, Neven Mimica said: "Consumers have a lot to gain from the digital economy: better deals to be found, more content to access and cheaper ways to communicate”. Completing the digital single market would benefit EU consumers by on average €400 a year, some €200 billion Europe wide.

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Internal Market
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How do UK consumers' finances compare to other EU countries?

24-Sep-2014
Join us for a panel debate with Which? on "How do UK consumers' finances compare to other EU countries? ". More information coming soon....

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Moving forward with a new energy efficiency directive with Paul Hodson, Head of Unit C3, Energy Efficiency, European Commission

25-Sep-2014
The Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU EED) requires the Commission to assess, by 30 June 2014, the progress achieved towards the 20% European energy efficiency target for 2020. It also envisages by the same date, the assessment to be submitted to the European Parliament and to the Council, possibly accompanied by proposals for further measures. In addition, energy efficiency is part of the discussions on the '2030 Climate and Energy framework'.

Energy ExploitationEnergy ResourcesEnergy Consumption/Saving
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