COMPETITION

TRADE & CUSTOMS 

  • Judgment of the Court of 27.03.2019 in Case C‑236/17 P, Canadian Solar Emea GmbH, Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Changshu) Inc., Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Luoyang) Inc., Csi Cells Co. Ltd, Csi Solar Power Group Co. Ltd VS. Council of the EU, European Commission
    Re: Appeal - Dumping - Imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (cells) originating in or consigned from China - Definitive anti-dumping duty - Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009 - Article 3(7) - Article 9(4) - Temporal scope of Regulation (EU) No 1168/2012
  • Judgment of the Court of 27.03.2019 in Case C‑237/17 P, Canadian Solar Emea GmbH, Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Changshu) Inc., Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Luoyang) Inc., Csi Cells Co. Ltd, Csi Solar Power Group Co. Ltd Vs. Council of the EU, European Commission
    Re: Appeal - Subsidies - Imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (cells) originating in or consigned from China - Definitive countervailing duty - Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009 - Article 3(7) - Article 9(4) - Temporal scope of Regulation (EU) No 597/2009
  • Agenda of the 52nd meeting of the Customs Code Committee - Data Integration & Harmonization section - joint with Trade Contact Group - of 03.04.2019
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the EU, in the Trade Committee established under the Interim Partnership Agreement between the European Community, of the one part, and the Pacific States, of the other part, as regards a recommendation for certain amendments to be made to the Agreement to take account of the accession of Samoa and of future accessions of other Pacific Islands (See the Annex Part.1 & Part.2)
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a written question - Cambodia EBA preferences withdrawal
  • WTO - Statement by China to the TBT Committee - EU - Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules and procedures for compliance with and enforcement of Union harmonization legislation on products and amending relevant regulations
  • EU leaders urge China to open up domestic market - Chinese president Xi Jinping told that reciprocity needed to seal agreement - Financial Times 27.03.2019

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Reducing risks in the Banking Union: Commission welcomes agreement by Member States on new measures to reduce high stocks of non-performing loans - Midday Express 27.03.2019
  • ESMA Decision (EU) 2019/509 of 22.03.2019 renewing the temporary prohibition on the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients
  • ESMA publishes the first Q&As relating to the Prospectus Regulation
  • ESMA - EU enforcers focus on new IFRS standards and non-financial information
  • ESMA to renew restrictions on CFDs for a further three months from 1 May 2019

TAXATION

  • Agenda for: Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation) of 10.04.2019
  • Tax crimes: MEPs want EU financial police force and financial intelligence unit (See the EP Statement & Resolution)

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • European Citizens' Initiative: Commission registers ‘#NewRightsNow' initiative (IP/19/1809)

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

  • €250 million available to support healthy eating habits for European schoolchildren (IP/19/1848)

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Evaluation report on the 8th round of mutual evaluations "The practical implementation and operation of European policies on preventing and combating environmental crime" - Report on MaltaSpain, on Estonia
  • EP Envi Committee challenges draft authorisation decision for chromium trioxide - Recent court ruling supports objection, MEPs say 
  • Sampling points for air quality - Representativeness and comparability of measurement in accordance with Directive 2008/50/EC on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe - Study for the EP Envi Committee

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCTS SAFETY

  • Judgment of the Court of 27.03.2019 in Case C-680/16 P, Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel, Remedia d.o.o., Vs. European Commission
    Re: Appeal - Medicinal products for human use - Directive 2001/83 / EC - Article 30 (1) - Committee for medicinal products for human use - Referral to the subordinate committee provided that a national decision has not been taken - Active substance estradiol - Decision of the European Commission ordering the Member States to withdraw and amend national marketing authorizations for topical medicinal products containing 0.01% by weight of oestradiol
  • Agenda for meeting of 8.04.2019 of the PAFF Committee on General Food Law
  • Agenda for meeting of 9-10-11 April 2019 of the section "Animal Nutrition"
  • Answer given by Mr Andriukaitis to a written question - Food: application of the precautionary principle to titanium dioxide
  • Answer given by Mr Andriukaitis to a written question - Traceability, CETA, and GM food entering the EU via Canada
 DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a written question - Follow up to Written Question P-004313-18 and further evidence of apps sharing personal data with Facebook without user consent - GDPR and Article 5(3) of Directive 2002/58/EC
  • First fine imposed by the President of the Personal Data Protection Office

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Connecting Europe: Commission is proposing to invest €421 million for safer, smarter and greener transport infrastructure (See the Memo)

€URO, ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/507 of 26.03.2019 amending for the 297th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations (See the Notice)
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain third countries concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • The EU issue a declaration reaffirming that it does not recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights
  • Venezuela: EU increases emergency assistance by €50 million (IP/19/1838)
  • Commissioner Hahn in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia on 28-29 March - Midday Express 27.03.2019