COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9718 — Cobepa/Gerflor)
  • Summary of Commission Decision of 8 April 2019 declaring a concentration compatible with the internal market and the functioning of the EEA Agreement (Case M.8436 – General Electric Company/LM Wind Power Holding (Article 14(1))
    - Opinion of the Advisory Committee on mergers of 20 February and 29 March 2019
    - Final Report of the Hearing Officer
  • Commission approves ZF's acquisition of Wabco (M.9383)
  • Commission approves acquisition of ERT by Astorg, Nordic Capital and Novoy (M.9633) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears the création of a joint venture by InfraVia and Iliad (M.9701) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Mahis JV by Central Group and SIGNA Prime (M.9612) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control over World of Volvo by Volvo Cars Corporation and AB Volvo (M.9417) - Midday Express
  • UK - The CMA is investigating the acquisition by Takeaway.com N.V. of Just Eat plc.
  • UK - CMA announces settlement with Tiofarma regarding supply of fludrocortisone acetate tablets
  • UK - CMA publishes full text of infringement decision against Berkshire estate agents for fee-fixing
  • UK - CMA consults on Annual Plan 2020/21
  • UK - CMA full text decision on OVO / SSE merger

STATE AID

  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • Estonia to recover incompatible aid from agricultural company AS Tartu Agro - SA.39182
  • State Aid Weekly e-News - No.03/20 - Covers from 17 to 23 January 2020

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Customs Union Working Party of 29 January 2020
  • Agenda for: Ist meeting of the Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development of 29-30 January 2020, Tokyo
  • Agenda for: EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD): Joint Dialogue with Civil Society - 31 January 2020
  • Joint Report of the 4th round of negotiations on the title 'Trade and Trade Related Matters' of the EU-Uzbekistan Comprehensive Agreement - 11-13 December 2019
  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain welded pipes and tubes of iron or non-alloyed steel originating in Belarus, the P.R. of China and Russia
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/104 of 23 January 2020 making imports of certain hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils originating in the P.R. of China, Taiwan and Indonesia subject to registration
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/105 of 23 January 2020 making imports of certain hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils originating in the P.R. of China and Indonesia subject to registration
  • EU and 16 WTO members agree to work together on an interim appeal arbitration arrangement - See the Statement
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Impact of the agreement with the Mercosur countries on the European banana sector
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - European sugar industry: threats and challenges in the context of the Mercosur trade agreement -

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/103 of 17 January 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012 as regards the harmonised classification of active substances
  • Evaluation of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive - Feedback period: 23 January 2020 - 20 February 2020
  • Minutes of the meeting of the Technical Committee - Motor vehicles (TCMV) of 18 December 2019
  • Apple attacks EU universal charger push - Financial Times

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Agenda for: Financial Counsellors Working Party Meeting of 30 January 2020
  • MEPs reject candidate for EU bank watchdog - Financial Times

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Working Party on the Environment of 27 & 30 January 2020
  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Basel Convention) of 30 January 2020
  • Agenda for: 46th Meeting of the Water Framework Directive Article 21 Committee of 21 February 2020
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - Recycling of old cars and their parts
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - The circular economy and improving the wellbeing of people and planet
  • Investment Plan: Commuters in Hungary to enjoy safer, more comfortable, and eco-friendly buses as EIB lends €47m to Volán

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCTS SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the SC on Biocidal Products of 7 February 2020
  • Minutes of the meeting of the PAFF Committee, section Genetically Modified Food and Feed of 9 December 2019
  • Report of the Third Formal meeting of the Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (23 January 2020)
  • Health Security Workshop looks at improving preparedness for mass casualties from the deliberate release of opioids
  • Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report - Report 4 ( Published on: 24/01/2020)

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • Brexit: the Withdrawal Agreement passes the first European Parliament test

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • EU - League of Arab States relations: joint communiqué of the EU Political and Security Committee and the League of Arab States Permanent Representatives
  • Statement by Presidents Michel, Sassoli and von der Leyen on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Joint communication - EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 2020-2024 - Feedback period: 23 January 2020 - 20 February 2020
  • Humanitarian aid: EU steps up support in Nigeria for conflict victims