COMPETITION

TRADE & CUSTOMS

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • eInvoicing: New electronic invoicing standard facilitates public procurement contracts in Europe - Midday Express 17.04.2019
  • European Commission and European Space Agency sign an agreement to support innovation in the space sector - Midday Express 16.04.2019
  • Texts adopted by the European Parliament at its Plenary Session on 16.04.2019
  • Written procedure to obtain the opinion of the REACH Committee on the draft Commission Implementing Decision granting an authorisation for a use of bis(2-methoxyethyl)ether (diglyme) under Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council (PMC ISOCHEM)
  • Registered substances mapped for regulatory action - ECHA/PR/19/07
  • Investment Plan: EIB lends €100 million to small businesses through Funding Circle platform

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • EBA closes investigation into possible breach of Union law by the Danish and Estonian supervisory authorities
  • UK financial watchdog admits pressures from Brexit demands - FCA’s priority is supporting an orderly transition period after Britain’s EU exit - Financial Times 17.04.2019 (See the FCA Statement on its priorities for 2019/20

AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES & MARITME AFFAIRS

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

ENERGY

  • The Juncker Plan supports energy efficient airports in Spain
  • Answer given by Mr Arias Canete to a MEP written question - Possible derogation for a Balkan Gas Hub pipeline
  • DG Energy - Technical assistance in realisation of the 4th report on progress of renewable energy in the EU - See the Member States’ factsheets
  • DG Energy - Review of voluntary scheme annual reports - 02.04.2019 

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCTS SAFETY

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY  

ECB, €URO & ECONOMY

FUTUR OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • What does Brexit delay mean for EU elections? - Presence of UK MEPs will change the political arithmetic in Brussels - Financial Times 17.04.2019
  • Donald Tusk ‘dreams’ about reversal of Brexit - European Council president says he will not ‘give into fatalism’ about divorce process - Financial Times 17.04.2019

FOREIGN AFFAIRS 

  • EU, Latin America and the Caribbean: Partnering for prosperity, democracy, resilience and global governance (IP/19/2137 & Joint Communication)
  • New ACP-EU partnership: EU discusses future EU-Caribbean relations (IP/19/2113)
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Egypt, in Syria and in Ukraine