COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9308 - Ansaldo/REP/JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9172 - Liberty House Group/ArcelorMittal Divestment Businesses)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9290 - SoftBank Group/Altamira)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9302 - Carlyle/TA Associates/Weiman)
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of certain Ilva steel service centres by ArcelorMittal and CLN - (M.9317
  • Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects - 29.03.2019
  • CMA decides to refer funerals market for market investigation
  • CMA updates timetable in three investigations in pharmaceuticals sector
  • France - Transport by taxi. The Autorité de la concurrence fines the Economic Interest Group (EIG) of Antibes Juan-les-Pins' taxis for anticompetitive agreements.

STATE AID

  • State Aid Weekly e-News – No.12/19 - Covers from 22 to 28 March 2019

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Explanatory notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union
  • EU scores final victory in the WTO Boeing dispute (IP/19/1892 – See the AB Report
  • Answer by Ms Malmström to a written question - Reducing imports of soya beans from the US
  • WTO - Statement by Colombia to the TBT Committee (06-07.03.2019) - EU - Application of EU regulation as regards the labelling of food products, in not prohibiting or examining the use of "palm oil free" labels
  • WTO - DG Azevêdo highlights role of trade agreements in enhancing women’s empowerment
  • eCommerce week 2019: What to expect from negotiations on digital trade? - See Beuc Statement

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Commission Implementing Decision of XXX on the identification of 4-tert-butylphenol (PTBP) as a substance of very high concern pursuant to Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Implementing Decision of XXX granting an authorisation for certain uses of pentazinc chromate octahydroxide (Indestructible Paint Ltd.)
  • Commission Implementing Decision of XXX granting an authorisation for a use of chromium trioxide (ZF Friedrichshafen AG)
  • Commission Implementing Decision of XXX granting an authorisation for a use of sodium dichromate (ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH)
  • Commission Implementing Decision of XXX granting an authorisation for certain uses of chromium trioxide (ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH)
  • Commission Implementing Decision of XXX granting an authorisation for certain uses of ammonium dichromate (BAE Systems (Operations) Limited and others)
  • Draft Commission Regulation (EU) amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures and correcting Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/669
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/515 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19.03.2019 on the mutual recognition of goods lawfully marketed in another Member State and repealing Regulation (EC) No 764/2008
  • Commission Directive (EU) 2019/514 of 14.03.2019 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products
  • Juncker Plan: €100 million for innovative small businesses in Finland

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Financial services: Commission adopts equivalence decision on supervisory and capital requirements in Argentina - Midday Express 29.03.2019
  • ESMA clarifies format for disclosure of risk factors in prospectuses
  • ESMA consults on draft ELTIF technichal standards

TAXATION

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCTS SAFETY

  • Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report - Report 13 (Published on: 29/03/2019)
  • Minutes of the Meeting of the 5th Expert Group on Plant Health - Exceptions of 22.02.2019
  • First ERN Project managers meeting in Brussels to share common operational and governance issues
  • Minutes - 14th meeting of the Board of Member States on ERNs (20 November 2018)
  • Minutes - Subgroup on Traceability and Security Features established by the Expert Group on Tobacco Policy (14 February 2019)
  • Minutes - Subgroup on Traceability and Security Features established by the Expert Group on Tobacco Policy (12 February 2019)
  • EMA - 20 years of sampling and testing programme for medicines authorised for the EU
  • EMA - New EudraVigilance system improves reporting of side effects and detection of safety signals
  • EMA - Questions & answers: EU actions to prevent medicine shortages due to Brexit

DIGITAL INTERNAL MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

TRANPORT & MOBILITY

  • Directive (EU) 2019/520 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19.03.2019 on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems and facilitating cross-border exchange of information on the failure to pay road fees in the Union

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations in view of an agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on cross-border access to electronic evidence for judicial cooperation in criminal matters
  • Report from the Commission on Directive 2011/98/EU on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State
  • Report from the Commission on the implementation of Directive 2003/109/EC concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents
  • Report from the Commission on the implementation of Directive 2003/86/EC on the right to family reunification
  • Legal migration: EU rules are fit for purpose but need better implementation and communication 

€URO, ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • Brexit effect is ripping up the rules of government, Parliament and politics

FOREIGN AFFAIRS