COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Judgment of the General Court of 19 June 2019 in Case T-578/17, a & o hostel and hotel Berlin GmbH, to the rights of A & O Hotel and Hostel Friedrichshain GmbH, Vs. European Commission, support by Federal Republic of Germany
    Re: State aid - Operating aid - Youth hostel in Berlin - Use of public property without payment of rent - Decision declaring any aid compatible with the internal market - Article 107 (3) (c) ), TFEU - Serious difficulties
  • EFTA Surveillance Authority - No state aid within the meaning of Article 61(1) of the EEA Agreement
  • EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision No 4/19/COL of 6 February 2019 amending, for the one hundred and fourth time, the procedural and substantive rules in the field of state aid 
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - State Aid Scheme for the Madeira Free Trade Zone

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Judgment of the Court of 20 June 2019 in Case C-1/18, "Oribalt Rīga" SIA, formerly "Oriola Rīga" SIA, against Valsts ieņēmumu dienests
    Re: 'Reference for a preliminary ruling - Customs Union - Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 - Article 30 (2) (b) and (c) - Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93 - Article 152 (1) (a) and (b) - Determination of the customs value of the goods - Concept of "like goods" - Medicines - Taking into account of any factor that may affect the economic value of the medicinal product concerned - 90-day period within which the imported goods must be sold in the European Union - Deadline - No consideration of trade discounts
  • Agenda for: Customs Union Working Party of 21 June 2019
  • Agenda for: 201st Meeting of the Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section of the Customs Code Committee (CN Sector) of 17 July 2019
  • Agenda for: UCC Customs Decisions System Project Group of 26 June 2019
  • Notice of the expiry of certain anti-subsidy measures
  • Notice of re-opening the investigations following the judgments of 10 April 2019, in cases T-300/16 and T-301/16, with regard to Commission Implementing Regulations (EU) 2016/387 and (EU) No 2016/388 imposing a definitive countervailing duty and a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of tubes and pipes of ductile cast iron (also known as spheroidal graphite cast iron) originating in India
  • Council Regulation (EU) 2019/998 of 13 June 2019 amending Regulation (EU) No 1388/2013 opening and providing for the management of autonomous tariff quotas of the Union for certain agricultural and industrial products
  • Council Regulation (EU) 2019/999 of 13 June 2019 amending Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1005 of 19 June 2019 determining that a temporary suspension of the preferential customs duty is not appropriate for imports of bananas originating in Nicaragua
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Negotiations on the textile sector in the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean Convention
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Incorporating gender perspectives into the EU-Mexico trade agreement

INTERNAL MARKET INDUSTRY

  • Management Board supports efforts to improve REACH authorisation and evaluation - ECHA/PR/19/08

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Communication from the Commission — Guidelines on non-financial reporting: Supplement on reporting climate-related information
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/1000 of 14 March 2019 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/1799 as regards the exemption of the People's Bank of China from the pre- and post-trade transparency requirements in Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • EBA consults on draft Guidelines on loan origination and monitoring
  • ESMA - Summary of Conclusions Board of Supervisors Conference call 10 April 2019
  • ESMA - Letter to EFRAG on IASB’s Exposure Draft Interest Rate Benchmark Reform
  • ESMA - Letter to IASB on Exposure Draft Interest Rate Benchmark Reform
  • ESMA - Open hearing on Consultation on Guidelines for reporting under Articles 4 and 12 SFTR

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Directive (EU) 2019/983 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 amending Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work

ENERGY

  • Signature ceremony: Political Roadmap implementing the synchronisation of the Baltic States' electricity networks with the Continental European Network via Poland - Midday Express
  • Indicative programme - TTE Council meeting (Energy issues) of 25 June 2019

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Judgment of the Court of 20 June 2019 in Case C‑682/17, ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH Vs. Bundesrepublik Deutschland
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Environment - Directive 2003/87/EC- Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading - Natural gas processing installation - Sulphur recovery - ‘Claus process’ - Production of electricity in a secondary facility - Production of heat - Emission of inherent carbon dioxide (CO2) - Article 2(1) - Scope - Annex I - Activity of ‘combustion of fuels’ - Article 3(u) - Concept of ‘electricity generator’ - Article 10a(3) and (4) - Transitional arrangements for the harmonised free allocation of emission allowances - Decision 2011/278/EU - Scope - Article 3(c) - Concept of ‘heat benchmark sub-installation’)
  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification of 09 July 2019
  • Agenda for: 15th Meeting of Group of Experts of the competent CITES Management Authorities of 04 July 2019
  • Agenda for: Expert group on waste (packaging) of 08 July 2019
  • Outcome of the Triple Conference of the Parties to the Basel (COP 14), Rotterdam (COP 9) and Stockholm (COP 9) Conventions (Geneva, 29 April - 10 May 2019) - Information from the Presidency and the Commission
  • Vice-President Šefčovič speech at the plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Commission's long-term vision for a carbon neutral European economy by 2050

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • SCCS - Agenda of the 10th plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 20-21 June 2019
  • SCCS - Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients of 23 May 2019
  • SCCS - Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Methodologies of 24 May 2019
  • SCHEER - Minutes of the Working Group meeting on guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence of phthalates in certain medical devices of 05-06 June 2019
  • SCHEER - Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on emerging issues at the environment-social interface of 3 June 2019
  • SCHEER - Minutes of the Working Group meeting on guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence of phthalates in certain medical devices of 15-16 May 2019

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Decision (EU) 2019/984 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 amending Council Directive 96/53/EC as regards the time limit for the implementation of the special rules regarding maximum length for cabs delivering improved aerodynamic performance, energy efficiency and safety performance

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Joint EU-US statement following the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Juncker Plan reaches almost €410 billion in triggered investment across the EU (IP/19/3330)
  • Juncker Plan: Anthilia Capital Partners and EIF together for Italian SMEs (IP/19/3331)
  • Consumer price levels in 2018 - Price levels of food ranged from 66% of the EU average in Romania to 130% in Denmark in 2018 (IP/19/3328)

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • South Sudan: €48.5 million in additional EU humanitarian aid (IP/19/3059)