COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9392 - EQT/Parques Reunidos Servicios Centrales)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9373 - PAI Partners/Areas Worldwide)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9389 - Porsche Holding Salzburg/SIVA/Soauto) (Text with EEA relevance.)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9366 - BPCE/Auchan/Oney Bank)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9400 - Apollo Management/Ares/JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9412- EQT Fund Management/Nestlé Skin Health)
  • Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Red Hat by IBM (IP/19/3433 - M.9205)
  • Commission clears the acquisition of joint control over Jiangsu Yangzi-Mitsui Shipbuilding by the MES Group, Mitsui & Co Group and YZJ Group (M.9327)  - Midday Express
  • Commission clears joint takeover of Terrial by Suez Organic and Avril (M.9362) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - German-Austrian electricity price zoning: competition law compliance check
  • Bundeskartellamt presents “Activity Report 2017/2018” and the “Annual report 2018”
  • CMA extends time to respond to statement of objections sent in competition investigation in roofing materials sector
  • CMA refers Illumina / Pacific Biosciences of California merger to a Phase 2 investigation
  • Poland - UOKiK conducted searches in the office of the Iveco truck manufacturer in Poland and branches of Iveco in Poland.

STATE AID

  • Finland needs to recover incompatible State aid from bus company (SA.33846) - Midday Express
  • State Aid Weekly e-News - No.23/19 - Covers from 21 to 27 June 2019
  • Poland - State aid in 2017 - the UOKiK report

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Judgment of the General Court of 28 June 2019 In Case T‑741/16, Changmao Biochemical Engineering Co. Ltd, Vs. European Commission, supported by Hyet Sweet
    Re: Dumping - Imports of aspartame originating in China - Refusal to grant market economy treatment - Imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty - Article 2(7)(b) and (c), second indent, of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 - Article 2(7)(a) of Regulation 2016/1036 - Article 2(10) of Regulation 2016/1036 - Article 3(2) and (6) of Regulation 2016/1036 - Article 6(7) of Regulation 2016/1036 - Non-conformity of accounting documents - Non-compliance with international accounting standards - Recourse to EU industry data - Request for adjustment - Burden of proof - Right to a fair hearing - Principle of sound administration - Legitimate expectations)Council Decision (EU) 2019/1096 of 25 June 2019 on the signing, on behalf of the Union, of the Investment Protection Agreementbetween the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, of the other part
  • Working Documents - Ninth meeting of the Expert Group on EU Trade Agreements of 18 June 2019
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1099 of 27 June 2019 amending Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 412/2013imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty and collecting definitively the provisional duty imposed on imports of ceramic tablewareand kitchenware originating in the People's Republic of China
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1109 of 27 June 2019 terminating the proceeding concerning imports of welded tubes,pipes and hollow profiles of square or rectangular cross-section, of iron other than cast iron or steel other than stainless,originating in the Republic of North Macedonia, Russia and Turkey
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Anti-dumping measures regarding imports of electricity from Morocco
  • Publication of latest agri-food trade figures: EU keeps strong on agri-food exports
  • DDG Wolff: WTO important in ensuring robust connections within the agri-food system
  • WTO issues panel report regarding US state measures for renewable energy sector (DS510)
  • Parties welcome new observers to WTO government procurement committee

INTERNAL MARKET,  INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: High Level Working Group on Competitiveness & Growth of 19 July 2019
  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1102 of 27 June 2019 amending Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003 of the European Parliament andof the Council relating to fertilisers for the purposes of adapting Annexes I and IV
  • Commission appoints top scientists to the European Research Council's governing body and opens public consultation on next EU research and innovation programme - Midday Express

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • EBA publishes its roadmap for the new market and counterparty credit risk approaches and launches consultation on technical standards on the IMA under the FRTB along with a data collection on non-modellable risk factors 

TAXATION

  • Taxation trends in the European Union - See the Report

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Proposal for a Council Decision on guidelines for the employment policies of the Member States - Adoption
  • Evaluation of the EU's Employment and Social Innovation Programme (EaSI) confirms its added value - Midday Express

ENVIRONMENT CLIMATE CHANGE

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Judgment of the General Court of 28 June 2019 in Case T‑377/18, Intercept Pharma Ltd, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Vs. European Medicines Agency (EMA)
    Re: Access to documents - Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 - Documents held by EMA containing information submitted by the applicants in the context of the marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Ocaliva - Decision to grant a third party access to a document - Exception relating to the protection of court proceedings
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Public Health & Working Party on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices of 05 July 2019
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the PAFF Committee, section Phytopharmaceuticals - Legislation of 16-17 July 2019
  • Summary of European Union decisions on marketing authorisations in respect of medicinal products from 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 (Published pursuant to Article 13 or Article 38 of Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council)
  • Summary of European Union decisions on marketing authorisations in respect of medicinal products from 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 (Decisions taken pursuant to Article 34 of Directive 2001/83/EC or Article 38 of Directive 2001/82/EC)
  • Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report - Report 26 ( Published on: 28/06/2019)

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Telecommunications & Information Society of 04 July 2019 
    - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications) - State of play
  • A Season of Classic Films: European classics screened at cultural heritage venues across Europe (IP/19/3430)

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months (See Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1108)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1103 of 27 June 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerningcertain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq
  • Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press conference with President Tusk ahead of the G20 Summit
  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk before the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan
  • Tenth meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level, Brussels, 27 June 2019
  • Joint declaration by the European Union and Morocco for the fourteenth meeting of the Association Council
  • A joint press statement was issued after the tenth meeting of the EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Council.