COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9293 - Iconex/Hansol Denmark/R+S Group)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9346 - Investcorp/Aberdeen/JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9340 - Alliance Automotive Group/PartsPoint Group)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9344 - Swiss Life/Montagu/Pondus)
  • M.8941 - EQT / WIDEX / JV (public version of decision published)
  • Summary of Commission Decision of 7.12.2016 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 of the TFEU and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case AT.39914 - Euro Interest Rate Derivatives)
    • Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its meeting of 28.11.2016 & 05.12.2016
    • Final Report of the Hearing Officer
  • Summary of Commission Decision of 07.03.2019 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 of the TFEU and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case AT.40023 - Cross-border access to pay-TV) 
    • - Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions at its meeting on 21 February 2019
    • - Final Report of the Hearing Officer
  • Speech by Margrethe Vestager on "competitiveness in a digital age"
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Adaptation of EU anti-monopoly rules
  • CMA issues statement on funerals and crematoria services market investigation
  • CMA - Construction suppliers accused of colluding to keep prices up
  • ICN Steering Group members approved the international Framework on Competition Agency Procedures 

TRADE & CUSTOMS 

  • Opinion of Advocate General M. Giovanni Pitruzzella of 09.04.2019 in Case C-251/08, Trace Sport Vs. Inspecteur van de Belastingdienst/Douane, kantoor Eindhoven
    Re: Preliminary ruling - Trade policy - Anti-dumping duties - Importation of bicycles shipped, inter alia, from Sri Lanka - Extension of the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of bicycles originating in the People's Republic of China - Implementing Regulation (EU) No 501/2013 - Validity - Admissibility of the reference for a preliminary ruling - Application of the TWD case
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/561 of 08.04.2019 granting Cape Verde a temporary derogation from the rules on preferential origin laid down in Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446, in respect of prepared or preserved fillets of tuna
  • Commissioner Malmström in Seoul to check up on EU-Korea trade agreement and push for improvements
  • USTR proposes products for tariff countermeasures in response to harm caused by EU Aircraft subsidies - Financial Times 09.04.2019 - Wall Street Journal 09.04.2019
  • China: we expect improved market access for European companies - see BusinessEurope Statement
  • The EU should not slide into protectionism on China - European governments should look first to address their own weaknesses - Financial Times 09.04.2019
  • EU tries to hit China’s pressure points - The summit is the first since Brussels branded Beijing a ‘systemic rival’ - Financial Times 09.04.2019

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 11.04.2019
  • Decisions adopted by the Commission by written procedure on 09.04.2019
  • Improving accessibility to products and services for disabled and elderly people: Council adopts the Accessibility Act

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

ENERGY

  • The Energy Union: from vision to reality (IP/19/1876 & Memo/19/1875)
    • Fourth report on the State of the Energy Union (See the Annex)
    • Renewable Energy Progress Report
    • Report from the Commission - 2018 assessment of the progress made by Member States towards the national energy efficiency targets for 2020 and towards the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive as required by Article 24(3) of the Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU
    • Communication - A more efficient and democratic decision making in EU energy and climate policy
    • Report from the Commission on the Implementation of the Strategic Action Plan on Batteries: Building a Strategic Battery Value Chain in Europe (See the Annex)

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Report from the Commission on the implementation and the impact on the environment and the functioning of the internal market of Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCTS SAFETY

  • Minutes - Ad-Hoc Meeting between Stakeholders and representatives of members of the Competent Authorities on Substances of Human Origin Expert Group (CASoHO E01718) (10 October 2018)
  • Minutes - Meeting of Competent authorities for blood and blood components (10-11 October 2018)
  • Minutes - 17th meeting of the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) (19 February 2019)

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY

  • Agenda for: 9th EDPB Meeting of 09 & 10.04.2019
  • Facebook changes its terms and clarify its use of data for consumers following discussions with the European Commission and consumer authorities (IP/19/2048)

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

ECB, €URO & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Agenda of the 69th meeting of the ACP-EU Committee of Ambassadors of 12.04.2019
  • Iran: Council extends by one year sanctions responding to serious human rights violation (See Regulation (EU) 2019/560 & Decision (CFSP) 2019/562 - See Notice 1 & 2)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/555 of 05.04.2019 amending for the 298th 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
  • Afghanistan: Council adopts conclusions on the Afghanistan's peace process
  • Cyclone Idai: €12 million EU assistance in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi (IP/19/2065)