EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

  • Coronavirus response: Commission holds roundtable to discuss comprehensive approach to tackling non-performing loans in the EU - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Mr Schmit to a MEP written question - Citizens' access to basic goods and services due to COVID-19
  • Answer given by Ms Johansson to a MEP written question - Risk of COVID-19 spreading in Calabria due to arrival of migrants testing positive to the virus

COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Communication from the Commission Guidelines on certain State aid measures in the context of the system for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading post-2021
  • Statement by Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager on the Commission's decision to appeal the General Court's judgment on the Apple tax State aid case in Ireland - Financial Times
  • State Aid Weekly e-News - No.31/20 - Covers from 18 to 24 September 2020

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: UCC Customs Decisions System Project Group (main group) of 01-02 October 2020
  • Agenda for: Working Party on European Free Trade Association (EFTA) of 29 September 2020
  • Draft Opinion by MEP Seán Kelly on connectivity and EU-Asia relations
  • Council Decision (EU) 2020/1324 of 21 September 2020 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the International Grains Council concerning the accession of the United Kingdom to the Grains Trade Convention, 1995
  • Chinese business wants less EU red tape - Bilaterals.org

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Judgment of the General Court of 3 September 2020 in Case T-654/19, FF, Vs. European Commission
    Re: Non-contractual liability - Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products - Directive 2014/40/EU - Use of a photograph in a library of health warnings with pictures to be used for tobacco products - Directive 2014/109/EU - Sufficiently serious breach of a rule of law conferring rights on individuals".
  • Agenda of the Technical Committee - Motor Vehicles of 7 October 2020
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Expert Group "Internal Market for Products (IMP) - Market Surveillance" of 19 October 2020
  • Agenda for: Council for the European Union (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space)) of 29 September 2020 (List of "A Items")
  • Work programme of the High Level Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth - Approval
  • Minutes of the REACH Committee of 3 September 2020

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

  • Agenda for: Standing Committee on Administrative Cooperation of 09 October 2020

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Shaping a European Child Guarantee - Briefing for the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • Answer given by Mr Schmit to a MEP written question - France vetoes plans to take on EU staff at PSA plant
  • Answer given by Mr Schmit to a MEP written question - What social security legislation for posted workers?

ENERGY

  • Most trans-European energy projects allocate costs on a territorial basis, decisions appear to be taken to enable EU grants - see Statement

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Judgment of the General Court of 23 September 2020 in Case T-472/19, BASF AS Vs. European Commission
    Re: Medicinal products for human use – Marketing authorisation for medicinal products for human use containing omega-3 acid ethyl esters – Variation of the terms of the authorisation – First paragraph of Article 116 of Directive 2001/83/EC – Manifest error of assessment – Proportionality
  • Agenda for the meeting of the PAFF Committee
    - section General Food Law of 5 October 2020
    - section GMFF of 7 October 2020
  • Minutes - SCHEER WG on organic chemicals in squishy toys (main group) of 10 October 2020
  • Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report - Report 39 ( Published on: 25/09/2020)

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Agenda for: Council for the European Union (Justice & Home Affairs)  of 29 September 2020 (List of "A Items")
  • Obstacles to participation in local and European elections, inside the E.U - Study for the EP Committee on Petitions

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Finnish DPA imposes financial sanction on a company due to carrying out electronic direct marketing without prior consent as well as neglecting the rights of the data subject
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY