COMPETITION

  • France - The Autorité de la concurrence dismisses the case brought by the Canal Plus Group against the practices of TF1, France Télévisions, and M6 on priority and pre-emption rights for French-language films.
  • Poland - Fellowes Polska has been raided by UOKiK over shredder prices
  • Spain: CNMC has launched investigations related to the market of medicines (combined hormonal contraceptives and inhalers) 

TRADE & CUSTOMS

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA consults on tiering, comparable compliance and fees under EMIR 2.2
  • ESMA consults on periodic reporting rules for trade repositories (See the Consultation paper)
  • ESMA registers Inbonis SA as credit rating agency
  • ESMA - Letter to IAASB - Proposed strategy for 2020-2023 and work plan for 2020-2021

TAXATION

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Preparation of the Employment, Social Policy, Health & Consumer Affairs Council session on 14 June 2019 - Facilitating investments to transform and improve health systems - Exchange of views

ENERGY

  • Answer given by Mr Arias Canete to a MEP written question - Increasing the use of biofuels
  • Improved consistency of national Network Development Plans with ENTSO-E European plan - See ACER Statement

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Commissioner Stylianides addresses the 4th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference in Lisbon - Midday Express
  • Request for a preliminary ruling from the Handelsgericht Wien (Austria) lodged on 21 March 2019 — GB v Decker KFZ-Handels u. -Reparatur GmbH, Volkswagen AG (Case C-244/19)
  • Clean Planet for all: A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy - Information from the Presidency
  • New initiative to measure outdoor air quality at schools across Europe - EEA Statement
  • Answer given by Mr Vella to a MEP written question - Wildlife cybercrime
  • Answer given by Mr Vella to a MEP written question - Implementation of Directive 91/676/EEC in Germany

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed - Section on Genetically modified food and feed and environmental risk of 11 June 2019
  • Minutes - Subgroup on Ingredients established by the Expert Group on Tobacco Policy (06-07 February 2019)
  • Answer given by Mr Andriukaitis to a MEP written question - Application for approval of carbon dioxide as a basic substance under the Plant Protection Products Regulation

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Agenda & Submissions for: High Level Group on Internet Governance of 19 February 2019
  • Agenda for: Connecting Europe Facility Telecom Expert Group of 14 June 2019
  • Ministerial debate on the future of a highly digitised Europe beyond 2020: "Boosting digital and economic competitiveness across the Union and digital cohesion" - Policy debate
  • Council conclusions on improving cross-border circulation of European audiovisual works with an emphasis on co-productions
  • Answer given by Ms Gabriel to a MEP written question - Possible case of geoblocking in Malta

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Horizontal Working Party on cyber issues of 29 May 2019
  • Conclusions of the Council of the European Union on Retention of Data for the Purpose of Fighting Crime - adoption
  • Answer given by Ms Gabriel to a MEP written question - Development of 5G networks and possible illegal conduct by Huawei

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Action brought on 20 March 2019 — Kalai Vs. Council (Case T-178/19)
    Re: annulment of Decision (CFSP) 2019/87 and of Regulation (EU) 2019/85
  • Iran Sanctions - The Council has reviewed the list of designated persons and entities (See Regulation (EU) 2019/855, Decision (CFSP) 2019/870, Notice 1 & 2)
  • Answer given by Ms Mogherini to a MEP written question - Consolidated list of persons, groups and entities subject to EU financial sanctions