COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9339 - Kennedy Wilson/AXA/JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9307 - Onex/AEG/JV)
  • Speech by Margrethe Vestager on competition and the digital economy
  • Public version of Commission Decision:
    • Case M.9276 - Sika / Financiere Dry Mix Solutions 
    • Case M.8858 - Boeing / Safran / JV(Auxiliary Power Units)
  • Belgium -  CONC-CC-16/0038 - Notification - Acquisition of exclusive control by the McKesson Group of Belmedis SA, Espafarmed SLU, Cophana SA and Alpha Partners SA and a majority controlling interest of Sofiadis CVBA
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Romania - The Competition Council analyses the taking over of Leumi Bank Romania S.A by First Bank.S.A
  • Spain - The CNMC authorised four concentration operations in the month of May

STATE AID

  • Case T-241/19: Action brought on 10 April 2019 - Spain v Commission
    Re: annulment of Commission Decision on the State aid SA 34914 (2013/C) implemented by the United Kingdom as regards the Gibraltar Corporate Income Tax Regime;

TRADE & CUSTOMS 

  • Agenda & Working Documents - Ninth meeting of the Expert Group on EU Trade Agreements of 18 June 2019
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the World Customs Organization Council in relation to a WCO Article 16 Recommendation amending the Harmonised System
  • Draft Commission Proposal for an amendment of the Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature (heading 2206 00, subheadings 2208 90 91 and 2208 90 99)
  • WTO - DG Azevêdo pledges support for Africa’s continued economic integration
  • WTO - DDG Wolff: Companies depend on the health of a liberal international trading system

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 05 June 2019
  • Case T-177/19: Action brought on 21 March 2019 — Exxonmobil Petroleum & Chemical v ECHA
    Re: annulment of ECHA’s decision no ED/88/2018
  • 2019 U-Multirank university ranking: European universities performing well - Midday Express
  • Collector Bank to lend SEK 1 billion to Swedish SMEs with EU support 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA updates MiFID II Q&As on transparency issues
  • ESMA launches a Common Supervisory Action with NCAs on MiFID II appropriateness rules
  • We should extend EU bank data sharing to all sectors - Financial Times

TAXATION

  • Agenda for: 17th (bis) Meeting of Sub-Group on Automatic Exchange of Information (SG AEOI) of 20 June 2019

ENERGY

  • ePURE's Monthly Ethanol Bulletin – June 2019

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues
  • Agenda for: 3rd meeting of Invasive Alien Species Expert Group of 14 June 2019
  • Towards a Global Pact for the Environment: Third substantive session of the ad hoc open-ended working group (AHOEWG) established pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/277 (Nairobi, 20-22 May 2019) - Statements by the EU and its Member States
  • High-level conference discusses way forward for international carbon market rules (See Speech by Arias Cañete)

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Opinion of Advocate General Szpunar of 4 June 2019 in Case C‑18/18, Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek Vs. Facebook Ireland Limited
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Freedom to provide services - Directive 2000/31/EC - Information society services - Liability of intermediary service providers - Obligation of an internet site hosting services provider (Facebook) to delete illegal information - Scope
  • Ecommerce groups warn over EU security rules - Amazon, Stripe and Worldpay say anti-fraud measure could affect billions of dollars of online purchases - Financial Times

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Agenda for: 1th Plenary Session of the European Data Protection Board of 04 June 2019
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Horizontal Working Party on cyber issues of 05 June 2019
  • DigitalEurope - Response to EDPB public consultation on draft Guidelines on performance of a contract for online services

ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • Tories put getting Brexit done before getting it right - Financial Times
  • Would a trade deal with Trump boost Brexit Britain? - Experts unconvinced by argument that US accord would outweigh impact of leaving EU - Financial Times

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Joint Report to the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation of the Action Plan on Military Mobility
  • Antti Hartikainen was appointed as new head of mission for the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine)