COMPETITION

  • ESA takes further steps in Telenor investigation
  • Spain - CNMC has hit Endesa Energia XXI with a fine of 5.5 million euros for breaching national competition law
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - High prices for automotive air conditioning (Directive 2006/40/EC) - competition concerns and market access for historically active companies

STATE AID

  • Commission Decision (EU) 2019/1037 of 23 May 2016 on the measures SA.32184-2013/C (ex 2013/NN) and SA.32669-2013/C (ex 2013/NN) implemented by Denmark for combined heat and power plants and an electricity supplier which affect the market for regulating power

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) of 28 June 2019
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Trade Questions of 25 June 2019
  • EU-Vietnam: Council adopts decisions to sign trade and investment agreements (See IP/19/3388)
    - Text of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement
    - Text of EU- Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Tariff-rate quotas in bilateral trade agreements
  • WTO - Panels to review US duties on Spanish olives, Indonesian compliance with chicken ruling
  • DG Azevêdo: Research vital in making the balanced case for trade and the trading system
  • DG Azevêdo welcomes President Rumen Radev of Bulgaria to the WTO
  • WTO warns of rise in trade bariiers ahead of G20 Summit - Financial Times

INTERNAL MARKET,  INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 26 June 2019
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Internal Market/Industry/Better Regulation/Tourism) of 01 July 2019
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/1009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 laying down rules on the making available on the market of EU fertilising products and amending Regulations (EC) No 1069/2009 and (EC) No 1107/2009 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on market surveillance and compliance of products and amending Directive 2004/42/EC and Regulations (EC) No 765/2008 and (EU) No 305/2011 
  • Commission report shows sound financial management of the EU budget and tangible results delivered for citizens
  • Updated Code of Conduct for Commissioners delivers greater transparency, Commission report shows - Midday Express

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA consults on short-termism in financial markets 

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Council of the European Union (Environment) of 26 June 2019
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment - Progress report
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on persistent organic pollutants
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/1010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the alignment of reporting obligations in the field of legislation related to the environment, and amending Regulations (EC) No 166/2006 and (EU) No 995/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directives 2002/49/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2007/2/EC, 2009/147/EC and 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Regulations (EC) No 338/97 and (EC) No 2173/2005, and Council Directive 86/278/EEC

HEALTH, FOOD PRODUCT & SAFETY

  • Answer given by Mr Andriukaitis to a MEP written question - Directive 2014/40/EC
  • Juncker Plan supports Almirall's research into new skin disease treatments with €120 million European Investment Bank loan

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET

  • Agenda for: RSC Radio Spectrum Committee - Decision n° 676/2002/EC of 10 July 2019

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • The Polish legislation concerning the lowering of the retirement age of judges of the Supreme Court is contrary to EU law (See CPR No.81/2019 - Judgment in Case C-619/18, Commission Vs. Poland (Indépendance de la Cour suprême) (See Commission Statement)
  • More effective rules to deal with cross border matrimonial matters and parental responsibility issues (See factsheet and a Q&A)

EURO, ECB & ECONOMY

  • The European Fiscal Board publishes its yearly report on euro area fiscal policy direction - Embargo 14.00CET
  • Speech by Luis de Guindos: Euro area banks: the profitability challenge

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Agenda for: 10th meeting of the EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Council at Ministerial Level of 27 June 2019
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2019
  • European Commission appoints new Head of Representation in Croatia and an Adviser for the preparation of the country's Council Presidency (IP/19/2957)
  • Answer given by Ms Mogherini to a MEP written question - VP/HR - EU Iran Policy II