02017D1792 — EN — 15.09.2017 — 001.001


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COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2017/1792

of 29 May 2017

on the signing, on behalf of the Union, and provisional application of the Bilateral Agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on prudential measures regarding insurance and reinsurance

(OJ L 258 6.10.2017, p. 1)

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COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2017/1793 of 15 September 2017

  L 258

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6.10.2017




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COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2017/1792

of 29 May 2017

on the signing, on behalf of the Union, and provisional application of the Bilateral Agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on prudential measures regarding insurance and reinsurance



Article 1

The signing on behalf of the Union of the Bilateral Agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on prudential measures regarding insurance and reinsurance is hereby authorised, subject to the conclusion of the said Agreement.

The text of the Agreement is attached to this Decision.

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Article 2

The President of the Council is hereby authorised to designate the person(s) empowered to sign the Agreement on behalf of the Union as well as the exchange of letters between the European Union and the United States of America concerning language arrangements. The signature of the Agreement shall take place together with the signature of the exchange of letters.

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Article 3

Articles 4 and 7 of the Agreement shall be applied on a provisional basis in accordance with Articles 9 and 10 of the Agreement ( 1 ), pending the completion of the procedures necessary for the conclusion of the Agreement.

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Article 3a

The Agreement shall be signed in English. Pursuant to Union law, the Agreement is also drawn up by the Union in the Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages. These additional language versions should be authenticated by an exchange of diplomatic notes between the European Union and the United States of America. All authenticated versions shall be of equal value.

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Article 4

The Commission shall represent the Union within the Joint Committee provided for in Article 7 of the Agreement, after having heard the views of the Council working party on financial services, and shall inform that working party, whenever appropriate and at least on a yearly basis, of the progress made in the implementation of the Agreement.

Article 5

Any positions to be expressed on behalf of the Union shall be adopted in accordance with the Treaties and thus by the Council as provided in Article 16(1) of the Treaty on European Union or Article 218(9) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

Article 6

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.



( 1 ) The date from which the Agreement will be provisionally applied will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union by the General Secretariat of the Council.