COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9239 — Evonik/Peroxychem)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9234 — Harris Corporation/L3 Technologies)
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control over ecoXpac by BillerudKorsnäs and Alpla (M.9284) - Midday Express 06 May 2019
  • Brussels to probe Apple over Spotify fees complaint - EU to launch formal competition inquiry as music streaming battle escalates - Financial Times
  • ThyssenKrupp-Tata merger at risk of being blocked - Regulator believes deal lead to less choice and higher steel prices - Financial Times

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for : 15th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Customs Debt and Guarantees of 28.05.2019
  • Agenda for: 7th meeting of the Tariff Measures Section of 23.05.2019
  • Agenda for: CLEN - SAMANCTA Project group meeting of 15.05.2019
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the Cooperation Committee established by the Agreement on Cooperation and Customs Union between the European Economic Community and the Republic of San Marino with regard to applicable provisions on organic production and labelling of organic products, and arrangements for imports of organic products (See the Annex)
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Application of safeguard measures to stainless steel products of Indonesian origin
  • WTO - DG Azevêdo announces new fund to help LDCs participate in fisheries subsidies talks
  • WTO - Agriculture Chair extends working group process, urges move towards negotiation mode

INTERNAL MARKET,  INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 07.05.2019
  • EU and US identify priority areas for nanosafety research cooperation - Recommendations from Harvard workshop
  • Minutes of the meeting of the REACH Committee of 11-12 April 2019 

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Notice of a tender procedure for the granting of licences for onshore exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons
  • Notice to undertakings intending to place hydrofluorocarbons in bulk on the market in the European Union in 2020
  • An overwhelming majority of Europeans are concerned about the loss of biodiversity and support stronger EU action to protect nature (IP/19/2360 & Eurobarometer Survey)

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

DATA PROTECTION

  • Answer given by MS Jourova to a MEP written question - Non-transposition of the Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive
  • Answer given by MS Jourova to a MEP written question - Personal Data Protection - Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE BREXIT

  • House of Commons - Experts questioned on impact of future UK-EU relations on select committees
  • Failure to resolve Brexit tensions could place the Union at risk - IfG Statement and Report

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Commissioner Neven Mimica visits Egypt in the framework of Egypt's chairmanship of the African Union (IP/19/2333)
  • New ACP-EU Partnership: Chief negotiators conclude successful series of regional consultations, culminating with African leaders' meeting (IP/19/2332 & Memo/19/5903)
  • NATO and CERT-EU discuss cyber threats ahead of EU elections